Men's Hoops Postgame Notes vs. UTEP

Dec. 1, 2008

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*James Harden is averaging an even 30 points per game in the past four outings. In that time the 6-5 sophomore is shooting .561 from the field (37-of-66), 11-of-21 (.524) from the three-point stripe and is 35-of-39 (.897) from the foul line.

*He also is averaging 8.3 boards per game in that time.

*Harden became the first Sun Devil to score 40 points in a game with his 40 against UTEP on Sunday (Nov. 30) since Eddie House had 40 vs. UCLA on Feb. 17, 2000, and just the third Sun Devil to notch 40 points (on six occasions).

*Through 40 career games, Harden has led ASU in scoring 30 times, led it in rebounding 14 times and led it in assists in 16 games...has 20 20-point games in his career, three 30 +point game this year (33 vs. Pepperdine, 32 vs. Baylor and 40 vs. UTEP).

*He went 11-of-11 from the foul line against Charlotte and is now 50-of-59 (.847) from the free throw line on the year and 219-of-283 (.773) in his career.

TOP SUN DEVIL SCORING GAMES
61-Eddie House at California (2 OT), Jan. 8, 2000
46-Eddie House at San Diego State, Dec. 18, 1999
45-Paul Williams at USC, March 10, 1983
42-Eddie H40-James Harden vs. UTEP (@Anaheim), Nov. 30, 2008
40-Eddie House vs. UCLA, Feb. 17, 2000

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