Men's Basketball Season In Review
SEASON IN REVIEW: The Arizona State men's basketball team (13-16, 5-13 in Pac-10), under third-year head coach Rob Evans, tied for sixth place in the Pac-10 in 2000-2001 after being picked to finish eighth in the preseason media poll. After starting the Pac-10 season 0-7, the Sun Devils went 5-6 since February 1, when junior center Chad Prewitt was back at full strength. ASU will lose just one senior (Alton Mason) from last year's team. The Sun Devils played 15 games against NCAA Tournament teams and were 5-0 against non-conference NCAA teams, beating Charlotte, Winthrop, BYU, Kent State and Southern Utah.
A LOOK BACK AT THE OPPONENTS: A look back at ASU's 11 non-conference opponents shows that five of them made the NCAA Tournament, and ASU was 5-0 against those teams. Kent State (24-10) won the MAC East title and MAC Tournament and advanced to the second round of the NCAAs after beating Indiana in the first round, BYU (24-9) tied for the Mountain West title with a 10-4 mark and won the MWC Tournament, Southern Utah (25-6) went to the NCAA Tournament after beating Valparaiso in the Mid-Continent finals, Charlotte (22-11), which played in ASU's holiday tournament, won the Conference USA Tournament and Winthrop (18-13) and went to the NCAAs for the third straight season after winning the Big South Tournament. Tulsa finished 26-11 and won the NIT championship and ASU's other opponent in its holiday tournament was Ohio (19-11) while San Diego State finished 14-14. Only Colgate, Mercer and Belmont were under .500 as they all finished with 13-15 marks. Counting the five Pac-10 teams that made the tournament, ASU played 15 of its 29 games against NCAA Tournament teams and was 5-10.
MORE ON THAT SCHEDULE: What Pac-10 team played the most games against NCAA Tournament teams during the regular season? The Sun Devils 15 games against NCAA teams not only led the Pac-10 but was tied for 11th in the nation. Ten teams played more than 15 games against NCAA teams while seven, including ASU played 15. A look at the teams and their regular season marks against NCAA teams:
Rk. Games vs. NCAA Teams Team (Conference) RecordT-1. 19 Duke (ACC) 15-4T-1. 19 Indiana (Big 10) 9-10T-1. 19 North Carolina State (ACC) 4-15T-4 17 Kentucky (SEC) 10-7T-4. 17 Penn State (Big 10) 8-9T-4. 17 Georgia Tech (ACC) 7-10T-7. 16 North Carolina (ACC) 11-5T-7. 16 Illinois (Big 10) 9-7T-7. 16 Iowa (Big 10) 9-7T-7. 16 Wisconsin (Big 10) 8-8T-11 15 Maryland (ACC) 7-8T-11 15 Georgia (SEC) 6-9T-11. 15 Arizona State (Pac-10) 5-10T-11. 15 Wake Forest (ACC) 5-10T-11. 15 Minnesota (Big 10) 4-11T-11. 15 Northwestern (Big 10) 4-11T-11. 15 Michigan (Big 10) 3-12T-11. 15 Clemson (ACC) 2-13
SHELL AND ALLEN REDSHIRTED: Two Sun Devils who played solid roles as freshman last year redshirted this season due to injuries. Tanner Shell, who averaged 9.1 points per game in Pac-10 games including a 24-point effort at USC, broke his left hand in practice in late December and missed the remainder of the year. Shell had played in just the season opener due to a bulging disc in his back but was practicing for ASU's holiday tournament and was expected to return to the rotation. Last year he had six double-figure scoring games and averaged seven points per game. His 9.1 points per game in Pac-10 play was third on the team. Also, sophomore Justin Allen redshirted after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's Disease in late September. Allen's treatments have been going well and he is expected to return to the court next season.
ARIZONA STATE sun devils 2000-2001 rosterPos # Name Yr. Ht./Wt. PPG RPG Notes G 1 Alton Mason Sr. 6-1/186 13.4 3.8* 30 points vs. #2 Stanford on Jan. 4/GW shot with :04 left vs. OSU on Mar. 3 G-F 2 Donnell Knight So. 6-7/200 9.8 4.6 21 points vs. Southern Utah/15 points and 13 boards at UW on Jan. 11 G 3 Kyle Dodd So. 6-0/165 4.8 2.2* 10 points at USC on Feb. 15/15 points vs. Charlotte on Dec. 30 F 4 Tommy Smith So. 6-9/210 9.3 4.5 52-of-78 (.670) from the field and averaged 12.9 points in final 10 games F 11 Awvee Storey Jr. 6-6/221 13.1 9.1 26 pts. and 15 boards at UCLA on Feb. 17/Pac-10 top rebounder G 15 Tanner Shell So. 6-6/216 -- -- Redshirted this year with broken bone in left hand G 20 Brad Nahra Jr. 6-4/209 2.4 1.1 7.8 ppg. and 20.0 minutes per game in final five contests C 22 Tyson Johnston So. 7-0/250 1.4 1.5 9 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks in 24 minutes at San Diego St. G 23 Jonathan Howard Fr. 6-4/207 2.6 0.9 Local product from Phoenix Preparatory/18 games played last year F 24 Justin Allen So. 6-7/214 -- -- Redshirted this year as he battles Hodgkin's Disease G 32 Brandon Goldman So. 5-9/167 -- -- Walkon who runs his own laundry service out of the residence hall G 34 Jonathan Bray So. 6-2/165 0.3 0.5 Walkon from Charleston, S.C./8 games played F 42 Shawn Redhage So. 6-7/214 8.1 4.2 139-169 (.820) from the FT line in his career/19 points vs. CharlotteF-C 52 Chad Prewitt Jr. 6-9/241 10.1 4.9 23 points vs. Charlotte/18 points at #12 Arizona on Jan. 24* ?denotes assists per game. Head Coach: Rob Evans Assistants: Russ Pennell, Tony Benford, Dan O'Dowd
GOOD STOREY: Awvee Storey, a 6-6 junior who led the Pac-10 in offensive rebounds last year, averaged 9.1 rebounds per game overall and 9.7 per game in Pac-10 play and led the league in both categories this year. He was named Pac-10 Player of the Week (Feb. 1-4) after averaging 20 points and 9.5 rebounds during the Oregon road sweep. Storey also grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds at WSU and had 16 again vs. UCLA. The 16 boards is the most by a Sun Devil since Mike Batiste had 18 in triple-overtime at Texas A & M on Dec. 19, 1998. His 9.1 rebounds per game is the best by a Sun Devil since Alton Lister averaged 9.7 rebounds in 1980-81. Lester Neal, the only other Sun Devil to lead the league in boards, had 9.0 boards per game in 1992-93. Storey also posted 11 double-doubles, tied with Dan Gadzuric of UCLA for the Pac-10 lead.
IN THE CLASSROOM: The Sun Devil men's hoops team had one of its best semesters in the fall of 2000 as seven Sun Devils posted at least a 3.0 grade point average. One player's academic effort that is worth noting is sophomore Justin Allen, who passed all nine hours with a 3.33 grade point average. Sophomore Shawn Redhage, a construction science major, earned Pac-10 All-Academic honors with a 3.28 cumulative GPA. Overall, the 14 players on the team had a 2.7 GPA.
ROB EVANS: Rob Evans (132-126/.512) finished his third season in 2000-2001 (ninth overall) as the head basketball coach at Arizona State after being hired on April 7, 1998. The 1997 SEC Coach of the Year spent six seasons at Ole Miss, compiling an 86-81 (.515) record. He led the Rebels to a 42-16 record in his final two seasons, winning two SEC West titles, and led Ole Miss to back-to-back 20-win seasons for the first time since 1937-38. The 54-year old Evans is a 1968 graduate of New Mexico State, where he captained two NCAA Tournament teams, is a 1989 inductee of the NMSU Athletic Hall of Fame and was named to the school's All-Time Basketball team. He is 46-45 (.505) at ASU. Evans' Ole Miss squads were known as a tough man-to-man teams which ranked 13th in the nation and second in the SEC in 1997-98 in rebounding at +6.6, despite no player was in the top 30 in rebounding. Ole Miss held opponents to just 30 percent from the three-point stripe, best in the SEC, and to just 40.6 percent from the field. He is 88-61 (.591) in the past five seasons.
HISTORY LESSON: ASU had an opportunity to play the No. 1 team in the nation when it played Pac-10 champion and No. 1 Stanford on March 10. It marked the fifth time ASU had played against the top-ranked team. ASU is 1-4, with the win coming 20 years ago (March 7, 1981) in one of the greatest wins in Sun Devil history. ASU, coached by Ned Wulk, travelled to Corvallis and led 40-20 at the half against top ranked Oregon State and won 87-67 on the final day of the regular season. All five ASU starters (Sam Williams, Paul Williams, Alton Lister, Byron Scott and Fat Lever) in that game were future NBA first- or second-round draft picks. A look at ASU vs. No. 1:Arizona State vs. the No. 1 Team in the Associated Press Poll
Score Date Site#1 Stanford 99, Arizona State 75 Mar. 8, 2001 Palo Alto, Calif.#1 Stanford 86, Arizona State 67 Jan. 6, 2000 Palo Alto, Calif.#1 Arizona 99, Arizona State 59 Jan. 28, 1988 Tucson, Ariz.#5 Arizona State 87, #1 Oregon State 67 Mar. 7, 1981 Corvallis, Ore.#1 UCLA 98, #16 Arizona State 81 (West Regional) Mar. 15, 1973 Los Angeles, Calif.
HE KEEPS GETTING BETTER: Tommy Smith, voted the Most Improved Player at the team's banquet, matched a Pac-10 record for field goal percentage by making all 11 shots against Washington on Feb. 10, and played well from mid-January through the season. Smith, a 6-9 sophomore, averaged 12.5 points in the final 15 games and had a career-high 24 points vs. the Huskies and had 21 points and 12 boards at California on March 8. His 11-of-11 effort put him in the Pac-10 record book with Steve Johnson of OSU (13-of-13 vs. Hawaii-Hilo on Dec. 5, 1979), Marques Johnson of UCLA (11-of-11 vs. Cal on Feb. 27, 1976) and Bryan Bracey of Oregon (10-of-10 vs. UW on Jan. 20, 2000). Smith scored in double-digits in 12 of the final 15 games after posting double digits in just five games last season (just two Pac-10 games). He had 15 points at UO on Feb. 4, then had his first double-double with 11 points and 12 boards vs. WSU on Feb. 8 before his 24-point, seven-rebound and five-assist effort against UW. In his final 10 games, Smith was 52-of-78 (.670) from the field and averaged 12.9 points.
AT THE LINE: Sophomore Shawn Redhage has established himself as one of the best free throw shooters in ASU history 61 games into his young career. Redhage shot 80-of-98 (.816) this year, the fourth-best mark in the Pac-10, and is 139-of-169 (.820) in his career. A look at Redhage on ASU career FT list as he now stands first on the list:
CAREER FREE THROWSRk. Name (Year) FT-A Pct.1. Shawn Redhage (1999-pres.) 139-169 .8202. Alex Austin (1986-90) 255-313 .8153. Rick Taylor (1974-78) 253-311 .8144. Dennis Hamilton (1963-66) 261-321 .8135. Isaac Burton (1993-95) 208-257 .8096. Eddie House (1996-2000) 268-336 .789
NABC CLASSIC: ASU played in the NABC Classic on Nov. 10-11 at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. ASU fell to eventual NIT champion Tulsa 69-67 in the first round but topped eventual Big South Tournament Champion Winthrop. Shawn Redhage had 19 points vs. Tulsa and 17 points vs. Winthrop to earn All-Classic honors. The Nov. 10 starting date was the earliest in school history.
BACK IN ACTION: The Sun Devils received a boost on Jan. 24 at Arizona when 6-9 junior Chad Prewitt (10.1 ppg. and 4.9 rpg.), who badly sprained his right ankle on Jan. 9, returned to the lineup after playing just 16 minutes the previous four contests. Prewitt missed the Washington (Jan. 11) and USC (Jan. 20) games and played just 12 minutes at Washington State (Jan. 13) and just four minutes vs. UCLA (Jan. 18). At Arizona, Prewitt had 18 points on 7-of-11 (.636) shooting, including two three-pointers. He added six rebounds in 31 minutes. Prewitt averaged 10.2 points in Pac-10 play in 1999-2000, second on the team, and had started 45 straight games before missing the Washington game. A look at ASU stats with and without Prewitt.
Statistic With Chad (25 games) Without Chad (4 games) Total (29 games)Points PG 74.1 67.2 73.1Opp. Points PG 69.6 79.8 71.0FG% 681-1505 (.452) 98-252 (.389) 779-1757 (.443)3-PT FG% 96-313 (.306) 9-43 (.209) 105-356 (.295)
GREAT SHOOTING NIGHTS: Arizona State has had two of the top five shooting nights by a Rob Evans-coached team at Oregon (Feb. 4) and vs. Washington (Feb. 10). Against Oregon, ASU was 39-of-63 (.619) from the field, including 20-of-31 (.645) in the second half. Against Washington, ASU was 38-of-62 (.613) from the field, including 20-of-30 (.667) in the second half. Those games are the second and fourth-best shooting nights by an Evans-coached team in his 258 games as a head coach dating to his first season at Ole Miss (1992-93). The best shooting night was on Feb. 15, 1995, when Ole Miss shot 62.5 percent (35-of-56) in a 102-90 victory over LSU. A look at the top five shooting nights by an Evans-coached team:
Rk. Pct. FG-A Evans' Team/Opponent Date1. .625 35-56 Ole Miss vs. LSU Feb. 15, 19952. .619 39-63 Arizona State at Oregon Feb. 4, 20013. .618 34-55 Arizona State vs. Washington Jan. 7, 19994. .613 38-62 Arizona State vs. Washington Feb. 10, 20015. .609 28-46 Ole Miss vs. LSU Jan. 23, 1993
MILEAGE: The ASU program has logged some serious air miles within the past year. It started last year with a trip to the Puerto Rico Shootout, as ASU travelled 6,032 miles for its first road trip with its six freshmen. Then came trips to BYU (1,016), Bay Area (1,292), Los Angeles (750), North Carolina St. (3,776), Seattle/Pullman (2,216), Oregon/Oregon St. (2,020) and NCSU again (3,776). Add this year's Nov. 9-12 trip to the NABC Classic in Chapel Hill (3,776), the Dec. 16 game at San Diego State (750) and the trips to Seattle/Pullman (2,216), UO/Oregon State (2,020), USC/UCLA (750) and the Bay Area (1,292) and ASU has flown 31,682 miles since the beginning of last season.
QUICKLY ABOUT 1999-2000: The ASU men's basketball team (19-13, 10-8 in Pac-10) posted its best season since 1994-95 in Rob Evans second year at the helm of the program in 1999-2000. The young ASU team, with six true freshmen combining for nearly 96 minutes per game and at least one freshman starting in every game, posted a Pac-10 road sweep for the first time since 1996 to begin the second half at WSU/UW and notched a home sweep of the LA schools for the first time since 1986 a week later. It was ASU's first four-game Pac-10 win streak since 1995. ASU also was 3-1 in overtime (all Pac-10 road contests). The Sun Devils posted 19 wins for just the fourth time in the past 17 seasons, as ASU was picked to finish eighth in the Pac-10 media poll but finished in a tie for fourth with NCAA-bound UCLA (a team ASU beat 104-75 on Feb. 17 to end a 22-game losing streak to the Bruins) at 10-8, sweeping four teams along the way (Cal, WSU, UW and OSU).
SOLID DEFENSE: ASU held BYU (Dec. 2) and Kent State (Nov. 25) to just 30-of-114 (.263) from the floor. The defensive efforts were among the best by a Rob Evans-coached team. Dating to when he took over Ole Miss in 1992-93, those two games rank second and fifth for field goal percentage defense. A look at the top five defensive efforts by an Evans' squad in his nine years, six at Ole Miss and three at Arizona State.
Rk. Pct. FG-A Opponent/Evans' Team Date1. .200 13-65 Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Ole Miss Nov. 24, 19972. .254 15-59 Brigham Young at Arizona State Dec. 2, 20003. .258 16-62 Alabama vs. Ole Miss Feb. 12, 19974. .271 16-59 Delaware State at Ole Miss Dec. 20, 19945. .273 15-55 Kent State at Arizona State Nov. 25, 2000
DOUBLE FIGURES: ASU placed all five starters in double digits in the home opener against Southern Utah, a 94-72 win. It marked the first time all five starters notched double-digit points since an 87-66 win over Oregon St. on Feb. 20, 1999. ASU also had five players reached double-digits in its 91-78 win over Charlotte on Dec. 30. Last season, ASU had five players reach double digits just twice (at American-P.R. and vs. Cal). ASU also had six players (and all five starters) reach double digits in the 99-72 win at Oregon on Feb. 4.
PLAYER NOTES/SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS
#1 ALTON MASON: ASU's lone senior and leading scorer at 13.4 points per game...had 23 points at #1 Stanford on Mar. 10...hit game-winning shot vs. Oregon State with four seconds remaining on Mar. 3...had 25 points, including 17-of-19 (.895) from the free throw line, in win over Oregon on Mar. 1...made 82-of-103 (.800) free throws in the final 19 games...only Sun Devil to start in all 29 games...16 points at USC on Feb. 15...20 points and seven assists vs. Washington on Feb. 10...17 points at Oregon on Feb. 4...20 points, including 7-of-9 (.778) from the free throw line, vs. UCLA on Jan. 18...season-high four steals at Washington on Jan. 11...25 points vs. California on Jan. 6...30 points vs. #2 Stanford on Jan. 4...15 points vs. Charlotte on Dec. 30...18 points vs. Winthrop on Nov. 11.
CAREER HIGHS FOR ALTON MASONPOINTS: 30 vs. #2 Stanford (1/4/01), REBOUNDS: 8 vs. Winthrop (11/11/00), ASSISTS: 12 vs. Southern Utah (11/17/00), MINUTES: 44 at Washington (1/11/01), FIELD GOALS MADE: 10 vs. California (1/6/01), FIELD GOALS ATT.: 18 vs. California (1/6/01), STEALS: 6 at California (2/27/99), 3-PTERS MADE: 6 vs. #2 Stanford (1/4/01), 3-PTERS ATT.: 9 vs. #2 Stanford (1/4/01), FTS MADE: 17 vs. Oregon (3/1/01), FTS ATT.: 19 vs. Oregon (3/1/01).
#11 AWVEE STOREY: Six 20-point games and 11 double-doubles on year...averaged 12.4 points and 9.7 rebounds in Pac-10 play...his 9.7 rebounds per game in Pac-10 games was a conference best...honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection...five straight double-figure rebounding games from Jan. 6-20...had 16 points and 16 boards in season finale at #1 Stanford despite playing with a laceration of the left eyeball suffered on Mar. 8 at California...26 points and 15 rebounds on 12-of-18 shooting at #24 UCLA on Feb. 17...11 points and 11 rebounds (seven offensive) vs. USC on Feb. 15...16 points and nine boards vs. Washington State on Feb. 8...Pac-10 Player of the Week after notching 17 points and seven boards at Oregon State on Feb. 1 and 23 points and 12 boards on Feb. 4...11 boards vs. USC on Jan. 20...21 points and 16 boards vs. UCLA on Jan. 18...10 points and 15 boards at UW on Jan. 11...13 points and 16 boards at WSU on Jan. 13...17 points and 13 boards vs. Cal on Jan. 6...18 points and 14 rebounds vs. Ohio on Dec. 29...21 points and 11 boards at SDSU on Dec. 16...suffered a partially torn lateral rectus muscle in the left eye the week of the SDSU game...posted 21 points and 12 boards vs. Kent State on Nov. 25...26 points vs. Southern Utah on Nov. 17.
CAREER HIGH AWVEE STOREY SEASON HIGH26, twice, at #24 UCLA (2/17/01) POINTS16, three, at #1 Stanford (3/14/01) REBOUNDS8, three, at Oregon (3/2/00) OFF. REBS. 7, three, at USC (2/15/01)10, four, at Oregon (2/4/01) DEF. REBS.5 vs. Belmont (12/22/00) ASSISTS40 at California (1/8/00) MINUTES 37 vs. USC (1/20/01)12 at #24 UCLA (2/17/01) FIELD GOALS MADE21 vs. Ohio (12/29/00) FIELD GOALS ATT.3, five times, Belmont (12/22/00) STEALS7 at #25 UCLA (1/22/00) FTS MADE 6, twice, vs. Colgate (11/21/00)9 vs. Colgate (11/21/00) FTS ATT.
#4 TOMMY SMITH: Averaged 12.5 points in the final 15 games ...43 blocks this past season is tenth on ASU single-season list...posted 21 points and 12 boards (second career double-double) at California on Mar. 8...had a career-high 24 points vs. Washington on Feb. 10...52-of-78 (.670) from the field and averaged 12.9 points in his final 10 games...12 points, eight boards and five blocks vs. OSU on Mar. 3...17 points and four blocks vs. Oregon on Mar. 1...10 points at #24 UCLA on Feb. 17...matched Pac-10 record for field goal percentage by making all 11 shots vs. Washington...first career-double with 11 points and 12 boards vs. WSU on Feb. 8...15 points at Oregon on Feb. 4...10 points and eight boards at OSU on Feb. 1...13 points at #12 Arizona on Jan. 24...10 points and eight boards vs. #24 USC on Jan. 20...posted 11 points and six boards vs. UCLA on Jan. 18...led ASU with 14 points, including 8-of-10 from the free throw line, at WSU on Jan. 14...posted 20 points on 9-of-10 shooting vs. Belmont on Dec. 22...11 points in 14 minutes vs. BYU on Dec. 2.
CAREER HIGHS FOR TOMMY SMITHPOINTS: 24 vs. Washington (2/10/01), REBOUNDS: 12, twice, at California (3/8/01), BLOCKS: 6 vs. Oregon State (2/3/00), ASSISTS: 5 vs. Washington (2/10/01), MINUTES: 36 at California (3/8/01), FIELD GOALS MADE: 11 vs. Washington (2/10/01), FIELD GOALS ATT.: 12, at California (3/8/01), STEALS: 3, five times, vs. Washington (2/8/01), FTS MADE: 8, twice, at Washington State (1/13/01), FTS ATT.: 10 at Washington State (1/13/01).
#2 DONNELL KNIGHT: Posted double digits in 18 games...10 points and six boards at California on Mar. 8...11 points vs. Oregon on March 1...11 points and seven boards vs. Washington on Feb. 10...averaged 11 points and four assists on Oregon road trip (Feb. 1-4)...12 points at #12 Arizona on Jan. 24...17 points and six boards vs. #24 USC on Jan. 20...15 points and 13 boards at Washington on Jan. 11 for first double-double...11 points at Washington State on Jan. 13...15 points vs. Charlotte on Dec. 30...13 points, seven boards and seven assists vs. Belmont on Dec. 22...18 points vs. Kent State on Nov. 25...posted career-high 21 points vs. Southern Utah on Nov. 17...had 15 points vs. Tulsa and 13 vs. Winthrop in NABC Classic games in early November.
CAREER HIGHS FOR DONNELL KNIGHTPOINTS: 21 vs. Southern Utah (11/17/00), REBOUNDS: 13 at Washington (1/11/01), BLOCKS: 2, twice, at Oregon (2/4/01), ASSISTS: 7 vs. Belmont (12/22/00), MINUTES: 42 at Washington (1/11/01), FG MADE: 10 vs. Southern Utah (11/17/00), FG ATT.: 17 at San Diego St. (12/16/00), FT MADE: 6, five times, vs. Kent St. (11/25/00), FT ATT.: 8 at Washington (1/11/01).
#22 TYSON JOHNSTON: Transferred from Utah after 1998-99 season...started both games of Washington trip due to ankle injury to Chad Prewitt...six points, five boards and four blocks at Washington on Jan. 11 in first career start...21 minutes and four points vs. #2 Stanford on Jan. 4...nine points and five boards at SDSU on Dec. 16.
CAREER HIGHS FOR TYSON JOHNSTONPOINTS: 9 at San Diego St. (12/16/00), REBOUNDS: 5, twice, at Washington (1/11/01), BLOCKS: 4 at Washington (1/11/01), MINUTES: 28 at Washington (1/11/01), FIELD GOALS MADE: 3, twice, at Washington (1/11/01), FIELD GOALS ATT.: 6 at San Diego St. (12/16/00), FT MADE: 3 at San Diego St. (12/16/00), FT ATT.: 7 at San Diego St. (12/16/00)
#42 SHAWN REDHAGE: An excellent student-athlete who has a 3.3 GPA in construction science...Pac-10 All-Academic selection...has made 139-of-169 (.820) free throws in his two-year career...12 points on 6-of-7 shooting against Washington on Feb. 10...10 points in 26 minutes at Oregon on Feb. 4...16 points vs. UCLA on Jan. 18...14 points and seven boards vs. Stanford on Jan. 4...19 points and 12 boards vs. Charlotte on Dec. 30...earned ASU Holiday Classic All-Tournament honors...18 points and eight boards, including 9-9 FTs, vs. Mercer on Dec. 20...10 points, eight rebounds and six assists at SDSU on Dec. 16...11 points and six assists vs. BYU on Dec. 2...had 19 points vs. Tulsa in season opener and then had 17 vs. Winthrop.
CAREER HIGH SHAWN REDHAGE SEASON HIGH20 vs. Washington (1/13/00) POINTS 19 vs. Tulsa (11/10/00)12 vs. Charlotte (12/30/00) REBOUNDS7 vs. Washington State (1/15/00) ASSISTS 6, twice, at San Diego St. (12/16/00)37, twice, vs. Ohio (12/29/00) MINUTES8 vs. Washington (1/13/00) FIELD GOALS MADE 6, three, vs. UCLA (1/18/01)13 vs. UCLA (1/18/01) FIELD GOALS ATT.3 at USC (2/15/01) STEALS9, twice, vs. Mercer (12/20/00) FTS MADE10 vs. Winthrop (11/11/00) FTS ATT.5, twice, vs. #2 Stanford (1/4/01) BLOCKS
#3 KYLE DODD: Averaged 26.3 minutes per game in Pac-10 play, tied for third on the team...started four games the year...had just 32 turnovers in 751 minutes on the year, an average of one turnover every 23.5 minutes...in his 61-game career, he has 135 assists and just 63 turnovers, a 2.14-to-1 ratio...averaging just one turnover every 22 minutes in his career...10 points at USC on Feb. 15 including a two-handed dunk...first start of the year came on Feb. 10 vs. Washington and he posted six assists and no turnovers in 33 minutes...notched 15 points vs. Charlotte on Dec. 30...eight points and six boards in 31 minutes vs. Kent State on Nov. 25...showed tremendous poise in his rookie year, even nailing the game-winning three-pointer in overtime as ASU won at Washington State 81-79 and began its first four-game Pac-10 win streak since 1995.
CAREER HIGH KYLE DODD SEASON HIGH15 vs. Charlotte (12/30/00) POINTS6 vs. Kent State (11/25/00) REBOUNDS5 vs. Charlotte (12/30/00) FIELD GOALS MADE12 at USC (2/19/01) FIELD GOALS ATT.42 at Washington State (2/10/00) MINUTES 37 at Washington (1/11/01)4 vs. UCLA (2/17/00) STEALS10 vs. UCLA (2/17/00) ASSISTS 6, twice, vs. Washington (2/10/01)
#52 CHAD PREWITT: Had 14 points at California on March 8...posted eight assists vs. Oregon on March 1...14 points at USC on Feb. 15...13 points and five boards vs. Washington on Feb. 10...posted solid minutes on Oregon road trip with 10 points in 16 minutes at OSU on Feb. 1 and 15 points in 12 minutes at UO on Feb. 4...18 points on 7-of-11 (.636) shooting in 31 minutes at #12 Arizona on Jan. 24...played just 16 minutes the previous four games due to sprained right ankle suffered on Jan. 9...played just four minutes vs. UCLA on Jan. 18...missed Jan. 11 game at UW and Jan. 20 game vs. USC...played just 12 minutes at Washington St. on Jan. 13...23 points, including three three-pointers, vs. Charlotte on Dec. 30...20 points and eight boards vs. BYU on Dec. 2...was the only Sun Devil to start in all 32 games last year and had started the previous 45 games prior to Washington game...four double-doubles in career...15 points and 11 boards vs. Kent State on Nov. 25...15 points and nine boards vs. Colgate on Nov. 21...12 points and nine boards vs. Tulsa on Nov. 10.
CAREER HIGH CHAD PREWITT SEASON HIGH23 vs. Charlotte (12/30/00) POINTS11 vs. Kent State (11/25/00) REBOUNDS8, twice, vs. Charlotte (12/30/00) FGS MADE13, three, at #1 Stanford (3/10/01) FGS ATT.37 at Washington State (2/10/00) MINUTES 35 vs. Oregon (3/1/01)7 at #1 Stanford (1/6/00) FTS MADE 5 vs. Colgate (11/21/00)9, twice, at Oregon (3/2/00) FTS ATT. 8 vs. Colgate (11/21/00)4, twice, vs. Mercer (12/20/00) STEALS8 vs. Oregon (3/1/01) ASSISTS3, twice, vs. Colgate (11/21/00) BLOCKS
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