Four burning questions: Arizona

1.) How will each team respond to adversity? USC returns home after a disappointing result in Tempe, Ariz. The Trojans fell to the Sun Devils 43-22 and shot themselves in the foot by turning the ball over four times and squandering several scoring opportunities. USC coach Lane Kiffin commented Tuesday that the team looked more […]

Game rewind — Arizona State

The set-up: USC traveled to Tempe, Ariz. for its first road test to play the Arizona State Sun Devils, who were fresh off of a loss against Illinois. With the two teams projected to finish near the top of the Pac-12 South in the preseason, the game figured have serious implications for divisions supremacy. Matt […]

Five burning questions: Arizona State

1. Will the penalties pile up? In Arizona State’s overtime victory over then-No. 21 Missouri, the two teams combined for a total of 224 penalty yards. Over the last few years, the Sun Devils have been one of the most undisciplined teams in the country, and the trend has continued in 2011. Arizona State ranks […]

Stat of the week: 11

USC will head to Tempe, Ariz., on Saturday for their first road game of the season. Arizona State is coming off a devastating 17-14 upset loss to Illinois on the road, a game in which it repeatedly beat itself with untimely penalties and inopportune turnovers. This week’s opponent stat to watch is 11 — the Sun Devils’ […]