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POSTGAME NOTES: Sun Devils Beat Arkansas Pine Bluff 67-54
Courtesy: Sun Devil Athletics
Release: 11/28/2012
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Nov. 28, 2012

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--Senior Carrick Felixposted the seventh 20-point game of his career tonight, getting 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting to go with six boards. In his past three games he is averaging 20.7 points, five boards and is 22-of-34 (.647) from the floor and 8-of-14 (.571) from the three-point stripe. He also has made 10-of-14 (.714) from the foul line.

CARRICK'S 20-POINT GAMES
24 vs. Arkansas/Las Vegas (11/23/12)
23 vs. Arizona (3/4/12)
22 at USC (1/5/12)
21 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/28/12)
21 vs. Tulsa (1/12/11)
20 vs. WSU (1/28/12)
20 vs. New Mexico (11/18/11)

--Junior Jordan Bachynski had six more blocks vs. Arkansas Pine-Bluff as his season total is now at 32 and his career total is at 93. That ties him with Kurt Nimphius (1976-80) and next up on the career list is Jeff Pendergraph(2005-09) with 131. Mario Bennett's 191 (1991-95) is the Sun Devil career mark.

--Sophomore Jonathan Gilling led ASU in rebounding with seven in 36 minutes and added 13 points. Gilling now has 53 rebounds on the year after getting 54 all of last season. He is averaging 8.8 rebounds per game.

--Freshman Jahii Carsonnotched a season-best eight assists and was perfect in four free throw attempts as he is now 41-of-53 (.774) from the charity stripe. --ASU made 16-of-20 (.800) from the free throw line after going 21-of-28 (.750) against Creighton.

--With the win, ASU goes to go 5-1 for just fifth time in the past 18 seasons and for the fourth time in past dozen seasons. A win Saturday over Sacramento State (also 5-1) would give ASU just its seventh 6-1 start in 35 seasons and just its fourth in the past 20 seasons (1993-94 to present).

ASU 5-1 STARTS (RECORD BEFORE SECOND LOSS) SINCE JOINING PAC-10 IN 1978-79/35th SEASON
2012-13 (5-1)
2009-10 (6-1)
2008-09 (12-1)
2004-05 (11-1)
2000-01 (5-1)
1994-95 (5-1)
1992-93 (6-1)
1990-91 (9-1)
1989-89 (5-1)
1985-86 (5-1)
1980-81 (7-1)

--ASU held Arkansas-Pine Bluff to .297 from the floor (19-of-64), the tenth-best defensive effort under Coach Sendek at Arizona State. The Golden Lions were just 9-of-33 (.273) in the second half.

WORST OPPONENT SHOOTING NIGHTS VS. ASU UNDER COACH SENDEK
.208/11-53 by Delaware State (Dec. 5, 2007)
.231/12-52 by Western Illinois (Nov. 13, 2009)
.246/14-57 by Oregon State (Feb. 11, 2010)
.250/12-48 by Delaware State (Dec. 12, 2009)
.255/14-55 by Cal Poly (Nov. 26, 2007)
.267/12-45 by Pepperdine (Nov. 23, 2008)
.293/17-58 by Southern Illinois (Mar. 20, 2008)
.298/17-57 by Washington State (Jan. 10, 2010)
.296/16-54 by Oregon (Mar. 3, 2011)
.297/19-64 by Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Nov. 28, 2012)

--ASU had nine blocks, the eighth time it posted at least nine blocks in the Coach Sendek era. ASU has posted at least nine blocks four times already this season.

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. Arkansas-Bluff (Nov. 28, 2012)
9 vs. Arizona (Mar. 4, 2012)
9 vs. Pepperdine (Nov. 15, 2011)
9 vs. #15 Arizona (Feb. 13, 2011)

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