9:30 PM ET, January 21, 2009
McKale Center, Tucson, Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona State beat Arizona at McKale Center once from 1984-2007.Now, the Sun Devils have done it twice in 12 months.
• James Harden scored 21 points and Jeff Pendergraph added 11 points and 14 rebounds to lead Arizona State. For Pendergraph, it is his fourth double-double this season.
• The Sun Devils are 10-0 all-time against their in-state rival when they are ranked.
• Arizona State has won three straight against Arizona. The last time the Sun Devils won three straight against the Wildcats was through the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons. It was also their second straight win in Tucson, their longest streak since they won four straight from the 1979-80 thru 1982-83 seasons.
• For the Wildcats, it was only their second home loss in 10 games this season.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||16-56 (.286)||14-47 (.298)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-28 (.179)||2-16 (.125)|
|FT Made-Attempted||16-19 (.842)||17-21 (.810)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|