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ASU vs. Montana State: Sun Devils Start Basketball Season At Home, 2:30 PM MST

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The Sun Devils basketball team is coming off an incredibly disappointing 12-19 season. The seniors from that team are gone, and we are left with an athletic, lean, fast team that is going to push the pace in 2011-12. Frankly, I'm excited.

The season begins today against the Montana State Bobcats, a team that struggled last year as well, going 13-18. We're expecting big things this afternoon from Herb Sendek's team, and the starting lineup should include Trent Lockett, Keala King, Kyle Cain, Chris Colvin and Ruslan Pateev.

This team should be better than last year -- or else Sendek will be long gone.

Here's some links for you to check out before the tip

Arizona State Vs. Montana State: Devils Look To Start Hot As Weather Cools Down - SB Nation Arizona
After closing out last year's disappointing season with only three wins in their final fifteen games, the Arizona State Sun Devils are looking to climb out of the Pac-12 cellar and back into the realm of basketball relevancy.

ASU basketball looks to showcase changes on offense
Entering Monday's season opener against Montana State, the Sun Devils plan to push in transition, get into the lane and create.

Go Devils! Start the weekend off right for the fans and the party people.