Men's Basketball Ranked 18th By CBSSportsline
Oct. 22, 2008
The Sun Devils can add CBSSportsline to their ever-growing list of preseason top 25 rankings, joining Lindy's (13th), Andy Katz of ESPN.com (14th), Sporting News (15th), Blue Ribbon Yearbook (15th), Athlon (16th), Dick Vitale of ESPN.com (18th) and Rivals.com (25th).
Arizona State returns its top seven scorers from last years 21-13 team, including the fearsome freshman foursome of James Harden (17.8 ppg), Ty Abbott (9.9 ppg), Jamelle McMillan (2.1 apg) and Rihards Kuksiks (9.6 ppg over the last 10 games of the season). Senior post player Jeff Pendergraph also returns, a 2007-08 all-Pac-10 third team selection, along with juniors Derek Glasser, Jerren Shipp and Eric Boateng.
ASU opens their season at home, on November 14th, against Mississippi Valley State.