No. 25 Arizona State holds off Cal 70-62 in Pac-12 opener
25 Arizona State beat the Golden Bears 70-62 on Thursday night in the Pac-12 opener for both schools. “These guys, a number of our guys, have been in some big games the last couple years,” coach Bobby Hurley said. He was coming off a 26-point performance Monday in the team's home opener, a 60-49 victory against Nicholls State. Arizona State returned from a split of two games at the Empire Classic in Connecticut, losing 83-74 to No. The Bears are 13-6 on their home court under second-year coach Fox — six of those victories vs. Pac-12 opponents.
Iowa's Garza heads list of notable seniors in 2020-21 season
After boosting his stock with an outstanding junior season that got cut short, Garza heads the list of star seniors gearing up for the 2020-21 campaign. The 6-10 forward averaged 16.8 points and 8.5 rebounds, up from 7.9 points and 5.6 rebounds as a sophomore. KANSAS G MARCUS GARRETTGarrett averaged 9.2 points last season, but his biggest contributions come on the other end of the floor. VILLANOVA G COLLIN GILLESPIEThis 6-3 guard averaged 15.1 points, 4.5 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 1.2 steals last season. GONZAGA F COREY KISPERTThe 6-foot-7 Kispert earned preseason AP All-America honors as he begins his final season with the top-ranked Bulldogs.
Garza, Butler headline AP preseason All-America team
Seniors Luke Garza of Iowa and Baylor's Jared Butler headline The Associated Press 2020-21 preseason All-America team. 5 in the AP preseason Top 25, in large part due to Garza’s decision to return. 2 in the AP preseason poll, highest in school history. Gonzaga was the AP preseason No. He is Arizona State’s second preseason AP All-American, with Ike Diogu in 2003-04.