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POSTGAME NOTES: ASU 64, Cornell 53 (Nov. 20, 2012)
Courtesy: Sun Devil Athletics
Release: 11/20/2012
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Nov. 20, 2012

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BLOCK PARTY
For the third straight game, the Sun Devils matched their best blocks effort in the Coach Sendek era with 11, the same amount they had vs. Central Arkansas and Florida A&M in the two previous games this year. Jordan Bachynski is averaging 7.3 blocks per game in three games (22 total blocks). The NCAA record is 6.5 held by Shawn James of Northeastern in 2006 (196/30 games).

MOST BLOCKS BY ASU IN COACH SENDEK ERA
11 vs. Cornell (Nov. 20, 2012)
11 vs. Florida A&M (Nov. 18, 2012)
11 vs. Central Arkansas (Nov. 10, 2012)
11 vs. Southern Illinois (Mar. 20, 2008)
9 vs. Arizona (Mar. 4, 2012)
9 vs. Pepperdine (Nov. 15, 2011)
9 vs. #15 Arizona (Feb. 13, 2011)

TURN THEM OVER
The Sun Devils forced 23 Cornell turnovers, the fourth-most in the Coach Sendek era and the most since they forced 24 against San Diego State on Dec. 19, 2009.

MOST OPPONENT TURNOVERS VS. ASU IN COACH SENDEK ERA
27 by Texas State (Nov. 16, 2009)
24 by San Diego State (Dec. 19, 2009)
24 by Florida Gulf Coast (Nov. 28, 2007)
23 by Cornell (Nov. 20, 2012)
21 by Charlotte @Anaheim (Nov. 27, 2008)
21 by Montana State (Dec. 18, 2007)

--Tonight marked the 20th time in 101 victories under Herb Sendek at ASU the Sun Devils have come back from a half-time deficit. ASU trailed 25-22 but came back to win the second half 42-28.

WON THE GAME, MOVE ON
Tonight's .352 shooting percentage (19-of-52) marked the fourth-lowest by a Sun Devil team under Coach Sendek who still got a win. Both Cornell and ASU shot 19-of-54 from the field.

SUN DEVIL LOWEST SHOOTING PERCENTAGE IN ASU WIN UNDER COACH SENDEK
ASU 53 (16-56/.286), @Arizona 47 (14-47/.298)--Jan. 21, 2009
ASU 60 (15-44/.341), North Dakota State 57 (21-58/.362)--Dec. 10, 2011
ASU 56 (20-57/.351), North Carolina A&T 50 (20-57/.351)--Dec. 23, 2010
ASU 64 (19-54/.352), Cornell 53 (19-54/.352)--Nov. 20, 2012
ASU 56 (16-45/.356), Oregon State 46 (14-57/.246)--Feb. 11, 2010

--ASU is 3-0 for the first time since 2009-10, when it started 4-0 en route to a 22-11 record and a second-place finish in the Pac-10 behind the play of seniors Derek Glasser, Jerren Shipp and Eric Boateng.

VS. THE IVY LEAGUE
Arizona State is now 6-0 against the Ivy League. The Sun Devils have single wins over Cornell, Brown, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn and Princeton.

--Sophomore Jonathan Gilling now has 27 rebounds in three games after posting 54 all of last season.

SUN DEVIL CAREER BLOCKS
1. 191 - Mario Bennett, '91-95
6. 131 - Jeff Pendergraph, '05-09
7. 93 - Kurt Nimphius, '76-80
8. 83 - Jordan Bachynski, '10-present
8. 83 - Sam Williams, '78-81
8. 83 - Mike Batiste, '96-99

--Junior Jordan Bachynski played a career-high 31 minutes.

--Senior Carrick Felix had a career-best four steals. He had posted three steals in a game 10 times. --ASU had 14 steals, the most since it had 14 vs. Oregon State on March 5, 2011.

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