Taking A Look At Herb Sendek's 35 Wins Vs. Ranked Teams As It Hosts No. 24 Washington Friday

Jan. 7, 2010

Coach Sendek has 35 career wins against ranked foes, including 12 top-10 wins in his past 10 seasons, as ASU prepares to take on No. 24 Washington Friday at 8:30 p.m. MT on FOX Sports Arizona. Some notes and a listing of the 35 wins...

*The 46-year old ASU mentor notched his first at ASU on Feb. 18, 2007, as ASU topped No. 22 USC 68-58. ASU entered the game 0-14 in the Pac-10 and 6-19 overall while USC was 19-7 and 9-4 in the league.

*He then won his first attempt in 2007-08 with a 77-55 over No. 17 Xavier on Dec. 15 (largest win over a ranked team in ASU history).

*The Jan. 17, 2009, win at ninth-ranked UCLA was ASU's first top-10 road win since its 90-87 OT win at No. 4 Stanford on Jan. 31, 1998.

*Against seventh-ranked Stanford on Feb. 14, 2008, ASU earned its first win over a top-10 team since Jan. 23, 2002 (88-72 over No. 10 Arizona).

*In the nine years prior (1998-99 to 2006-07), ASU went 1-24 against top-10 teams. In its past four games against top-10 teams under Herb Sendek, ASU is 2-2 (seventh-ranked Stanford in 2007-2008 and at ninth-ranked UCLA in 2008-2009).

*From 1995-1996 until 2005-2006 (11 seasons), ASU went5-66 against ranked foes (2-28 at home). Under Coach Sendek ASU has six winsagainst ranked teams, four of them at home.

*ASU has notched a double-digit win over a ranked team in each of Herb Sendek¹s three seasons. It beat No. 22 USC 68-58 on Feb. 18, 2007, beat No. 17 Xavier 77-55 on Dec. 15, 2007 (largest win over a ranked team in school history), and then topped No. 13 Washington 75-65 on March 13, 2009, in Los Angeles at the Pac-10 Tournament. In the prior 16 seasons of ASU, the Sun Devils had posted three double-digit wins over ranked teams.

COACH SENDEK'S WINS VS. RANKED TEAMS AT ASU
#23 ASU 75, #13 Washington 65/Pac-10 Tourney (Mar. 13, 2009)
#18 ASU 74, #11 UCLA 67 (Feb. 12, 2009)
#16 ASU 61, @#9 UCLA 58 (OT), Jan. 17, 2009
ASU 72, #7 Stanford 68 (OT), Feb. 14, 2008
ASU 77, #17 Xavier 55, Dec. 15, 2007 (largest win over ranked team in ASU history)
ASU 68, #22 USC 58, Feb. 18, 2007

COACH SENDEK'S 35 WINS AGAINST RANKED TEAMS OVERALL
Mar. 13, 2009 ~ Arizona State 75, #13 Washington 65 (Pac-10 Tournament at Los Angeles)
Feb. 12, 2009 ~ Arizona State 74, #11 UCLA 67
Jan. 17, 2009 ~ Arizona State 61, @#9 UCLA 59 (OT)
Feb. 14, 2008 ~ Arizona State 72, #7 Stanford 68 (OT)
Dec. 15, 2007 ~ Arizona State 77, #17 Xavier 55
Feb. 18, 2007 ~ Arizona State 68, #22 USC 58
Jan. 10, 2006 ~ NC State 78, @#15 Boston College 60
Dec. 30, 2005 ~NC State 79, #12 George Washington 58
Mar. 20, 2005 ~ NC State 65, #13 UCONN 62 (NCAA Tournament at Worcester, Mass.)
Mar. 11, 2005 ~ NC State 81, #3 Wake Forest 65 (ACC Tournament at Greensboro)
Feb. 16, 2005 ~ NC State 82, #22 Maryland 63
Jan. 16, 2005 ~ NC State 76, #8 Georgia Tech 68
Mar. 6, 2004 ~ NC State 81, @#11 Wake Forest 70
Feb. 25, 2004 ~ NC State 79, @#18 Georgia Tech 69
Feb. 15, 2004 ~ NC State 78, #1 Duke 74
Feb. 4, 2004 ~ NC State 73, #16 Wake Forest 68
Jan. 24, 2004 ~ NC State 76, #11 Georgia Tech 72
Mar. 15, 2003 ~ NC State 87, #9 Wake Forest 83 (ACC Tournament at Greensboro)
Jan. 22, 2003 ~ NC State 80, #3 Duke 71
Mar. 9, 2002 ~ NC State 86, #2 Maryland 82 (ACC Tournament at Charlotte)
Feb. 6, 2002 ~ NC State 85, #8 Virginia 68
Jan. 5, 2002 ~ NC State 81, @#4 Virginia 74
Dec. 8, 2001 ~ NC State 82, @#9 Syracuse 68
Feb. 7, 2001 ~ NC State 90, #6 Virginia 80
Jan. 6, 2000 ~ NC State 68, #12 Maryland 66
Dec. 1, 1999 ~ NC State 61, @#19 Purdue 59
Dec. 23, 1998 ~ NC State 62, #23 Oklahoma 58 (San Juan, P.R.)
Feb. 21, 1998 ~ NC State 86, @#1 North Carolina 72
Dec. 4, 1997 ~ NC State 71, @#22 Georgia Tech 69 (OT)
Nov. 11, 1997 ~ NC State 47, #19 Georgia 45 (Meadowlands)
Mar. 8, 1997 ~ NC State 65, #22 Maryland 58 (ACC Tournament at Greensboro)
Mar. 7, 1997 ~ NC State 66, #7 Duke 60 (ACC Tournament at Greensboro)
Feb. 17, 1997 ~ NC State 60, @#4 Wake Forest 59 (OT)
Feb. 1, 1997 ~ NC State 58, #7 Clemson 54
Mar. 16, 1995 ~ Miami (Ohio) 71, #15 Arizona 62 (NCAA Tournament @Dayton)

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