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ASU finds a way to lose a wild game 76-71 to the Lobos, dropping their record to 1-2.
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And it welcomed the tippy top Leander along with Tom Paper after the -- offended the Arizona State Sun Devils tonight 76 to 71 a tight game throughout. Take a look at this fourteen lead changes and fourteen ties. Really not until about three and a half minutes left to go in the game when the -- pulled away and took an eight point lead. -- you fall behind during this game. Yeah I don't think there it was never. Determined at all who's gonna win this game I think it was close to that throughout the whole game especially in the first half and there was a time in the second half I thought issue might have swung the momentum they got up by three. They just -- that slowly. New Mexico back into it. Well here on fox sports Arizona dot com we want to show you one of the major issues for a issue after the first three games it's turnovers. 56 turnovers committed by Arizona State after the first three. And if you do the quick math that's right about nineteen a game that's exactly what they got tonight so. It's hard to win when you turn the ball over that many times and you're only getting ten assists. You look at New Mexico they had twenty assists and ten on -- one assists and seventeen turnovers big difference so when you look at the offense. I Arizona State what's happening it just seemed to be. In that plane too many players in one area and try to force passes into the quarter that's when it it's a forcing you've got to figure out a way that you work together and again it's still the third game so there's a big long season ahead. But you've got to get to together and understand that offense better where Michael on where -- and you start reading each other a little bit better and in. You'll see you'll start to minimize those turnovers and it's all about spacing meantime New Mexico with spacing the floor knocking down three pointers they hit nine here tonight. By five different low post. -- ball movement an issue struggling a little bit and that was a huge right there that put the -- up by three at at halftime but. The sun -- having a hard time rotating on that matchup zone and the locals find yourself in the in the key spots and especially in that second half. They have some sweet shooters. You Mexico's bench outscored Arizona State's best 37 to ten they get in this game Drew Gordon. Their star player came in off the bench she's a normal starter had a slow start this David did finish with thirteen points and nine rebounds accounting firm they of that bench production along with -- former sun -- Demetrius walker. May even -- that 37 is a little. Misleading you look at an issue only ten points from the bench and -- got to get more production production from guys coming off the bench coming in ready to play. So issue loses at 7671. Next up -- Thanksgiving tournament in Orlando it starts Thursday against their feel for Tom Carper Tom Leander thanks for logging -- fox sports Arizona dot com.