Top Arizona high school prospect N'Keal Harry commits to Sun Devils - The state's best recruit for the class of 2016 came to a decision on Monday afternoon, and his announcement excited Sun Devil fans everywhere. Harry chose Arizona State over Texas A&M, Oklahoma, USC, and Mississippi, among others.
Oregon offensive coordinator accuses Sun Devils of stealing signs - The maroon and gold have come under fire for a second consecutive week after Duck offensive coordinator Scott Frost criticized their methods of sign stealing. Mike Leach, the head coach of Arizona State's next opponent, chimed in with his own two cents yesterday. He thinks the team should be investigated to ensure nothing illegal is happening.
We learned Monday that November 14th's game against Washington would kickoff at 1:00 p.m. (MST). The battle at Sun Devil Stadium will be the football team's first afternoon home game of the season, and it will be televised by the Pac-12 Networks.
While Thursday's loss against Oregon may have sealed the team's fate for a conference championship run, the Sun Devils still have plenty of goals left to reach in the final month of the season. First on that list is getting bowl eligible. They will need two wins in their final four games to do that, and the road to those pair of victories begins this weekend on the Palouse.
Former maroon and gold forward Connor MacDougall has found a new home. After enrolling at South Mountain Community College earlier this year, MacDougall announced yesterday that he will be playing for New Mexico starting in 2016. The Tempe product played just over 20 minutes last season and averaged 2.0 points per game.
The current Sun Devils will start play this Saturday in an exhibition game, and USA Today has a nice profile of first-year head coach Bobby Hurley in preparation for the season. The emotional coach has stayed fairly low-key so far in preseason practices, but his players expect that will change once actual games begin. The team will host Western New Mexico on Saturday at Noon.
The Arizona State women's team currently holds a share of the 36-hole lead at this week's Pac-12 Preview tournament. The Sun Devils and UCLA are both tied at +9 with one round remaining in Kailua, Hawaii.