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Courtesy: Steve Rodriguez
A Look At 38 Wins Vs. Ranked Teams By Coach Sendek
Courtesy: Sun Devil Athletics
Release: 11/28/2013
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Coach Sendek has 38 career wins against ranked foes, here are some notes and a listing of the 38 wins, with the last one being Feb. 14, 2014, over No. 2 Arizona in double overtime. That win marks the highest ranked team ASU ever bet in Tempe.

ASU WINS VS. TOP FIVE IN TEMPE
ASU 69, #2 Arizona 66, 2 OT (Feb. 14, 2014)
ASU 77, #5 Arizona 74 (Feb. 20, 1992)
ASU 68, #4 Oregon St. 60 (Mar. 6, 1982)
ASU 89, #5 San Francisco 70 (Dec. 3, 1977)
ASU 95, #3 USC 78 (Dec. 1, 1971)
#6 ASU 93, #5 Wichita St. 87 (Dec. 7, 1963)

*The 50-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 the next four games against top-10 teams under Coach Sendek, ASU was 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 went 5-66 against ranked foes. Under Coach Sendek ASU has eight wins against ranked teams.

*ASU has notched a double-digit win over a ranked team four times under Coach Sendek. 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), topped No. 13 Washington 75-65 on March 13, 2009, in Los Angeles at the Pac-10 Tournament and then driled No. 24 Washington 68-51 on Jan. 8, 2010. In the prior 16 seasons of ASU, the Sun Devils had posted three double-digit wins over ranked teams.

COACH SENDEK'S NINE WINS VS. RANKED TEAMS AT ASU
ASU 69, #2 Arizona 66 (2 OT), Feb. 14, 2014
ASU 79, #25 Marquette 77, Nov. 25, 2013
ASU 68, #24 Washington 51, Jan. 8, 2010
#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 38 WINS AGAINST RANKED TEAMS OVERALL
Feb. 14, 2014 ~ ASU 69, #2 Arizona 66
Nov. 25, 2013 ~ ASU 79, #25 Marquette 77
Jan. 8, 2010 ~ ASU 68, #24 Washington 51
Mar. 13, 2009 ~ ASU 75, #13 Washington 65 (Pac-10 Tournament at Los Angeles)
Feb. 12, 2009 ~ ASU 74, #11 UCLA 67
Jan. 17, 2009 ~ ASU 61, @#9 UCLA 59 (OT)
Feb. 14, 2008 ~ ASU 72, #7 Stanford 68 (OT)
Dec. 15, 2007 ~ ASU 77, #17 Xavier 55
Feb. 18, 2007 ~ ASU 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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