Men's Hoops Plays Host To Delaware State Saturday At 2 p.m.

Dec. 11, 2009

ASU (6-3) will meet the Delaware State Hornets (4-3) on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 2 p.m. (KMVP 860 AM is radio)/no TV). Three Sun Devils are currently averaging in double digits and ASU is shooting 70-of-170 (.412) from the three-point stripe and 50.3 percent (219-of-435) from the field and is holding opponents to just .391 from the field, .333 from the arc and 58.8 points per game. The game can also be heard on Sirius Radio (215) and on XM Radio (194) with Tim Healey and Brad Nahra on the call for ASU.

ASU is 3-0 against Delaware State with home wins on Dec. 1, 1997 (123-85), Nov. 23, 2004 (67-56) and Dec. 5, 2007 (77-38)...ASU held DSU to just 11-of-53 (.208) from the floor in the Dec. 5, 2007 win...senior Eric Boateng had 10 points and made all five of his field goal attempts in the win...ASU is 6-0 against teams from the MEAC overall.

ASU takes a break for final exams and will then play three home games in six days to conclude its non-conference schedule, starting with a Sat., Dec. 19 game vs. San Diego State at 4:30 p.m. (FSN Arizona)...ASU then takes on UCSB on Monday, Dec. 21 at 6:30 p.m. followed by a matinee at 2 p.m. on Dec. 23 against USC Upstate (FSN Arizona)...ASU then opens its Pac-10 slate on New Year's Eve at 1:30 p.m. PT against UCLA on FOX Sports Net.

Senior Jerren Shipp had 12 points off the bench against Baylor, his most points since he had 17 vs. Montana State on Dec. 18, 2007, in his sophomore year. He has 16 double-figure scoring games in his career. A look at Shipp's top scoring games, noting that he came off the bench in the Xavier and Baylor games.

23 vs. Northern Arizona (Nov. 13, 2006)
17 vs. Montana State (Dec. 18, 2007)
17 vs. #17 Xavier (Dec. 15, 2007)
13 vs. Washington @Pac-10 Tournament (Mar. 7, 2007)
12 vs. Baylor (Dec. 3, 2009)

Derek Glasser is shooting 37-of-43 (.860) from the free throw line...freshman Trent Lockett is second on the team with 15 offensive rebounds. He is averaging five boards per game, second on the team...Taylor Rohde has already played more minutes (75) this year than he did all of last year (73)...senior Jerren Shipp is shooting 14-of-25 (.560) from the field on the year...junior Jamelle McMillan is shooting 50 percent (11-of-22) from the three-point stripe...Glasser needs just 15 assists to pass the school assist mark of 454, currently held by the late Bobby Thompson, who played at ASU from 1983-87.

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