Recap: Arizona State vs. Bradley
Tempe, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Jordan Bachynski recorded a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds as he led the Arizona State Sun Devils over the Bradley Braves, 70-58, in a non-conference matchup at Wells Fargo Arena.
Bachynski was 6-of-8 from the floor and added five blocks to his performance for ASU (5-0). Jahii Carson led the team in scoring with 19 points, to go with seven rebounds and five assists, while Jonathan Gilling contributed 14 points and five assists. The Sun Devils are perfect through five games for the first time since the 1985-86 campaign.
Bradley (4-2) dropped its second consecutive game after starting the season 4-0. Tyshon Pickett led the squad with 23 points and five rebounds, while Walt Lemon Jr. added 20 points and five rebounds. Despite both Pickett and Lemon Jr. contributing big performances, no other Brave scored more than six points.
The Sun Devils carried a, 43-28, lead into halftime after shooting over 53.0 percent from the field and knocking down seven 3-pointers in the first half.
Bradley outscored ASU 30-27 in the second half while shooting 50.0 from the field, but it was not enough as the Sun Devils held on for the double-digit triumph.
The Braves struggled severely at the free-throw line, making good on just 4- of-12 attempts, while ASU was much more efficient at the stripe, making 11- of-14 shots.Game Notes