Arizona State ranked #5 in latest AP Poll

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    And they received 5 first place votes!
     
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    Yep. Their highest ranking ever was #3 back in the 60's...from what I saw. I think they should've been put in the top 3, but a few more wins, and we might make it to #1 :rockon:
     
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    Xavier was ranked 10th and Kansas was ranked 13th.

    I think the Sun Devils should have been ranked in the top three based upon their performance as well.
     
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    Arizona State was included on all 65 @AP_Top25 ballots this week. Five voters ranked the Sun Devils No. 1. Three voters had them outside the Top 10 at 12, 15 and 18.
     
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    ASU and UA only two ranked teams from the Pac12? Guessing that's not happened before either.
     
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    Sorry, sounds like the kiss of death to me.
     
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    How high was ASU ranked when James Harden was here?
     
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    I believe they were also ranked third in the Byron Scott, Fat Lever years.
     
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    At fifth in the nation, it’s the highest ASU has ranked since the 1980-81 season when the Sun Devils clinched No. 3 in the final AP Top 25. Led by Byron Scott, Alton Lister and Fat Lever, ASU finished that season 24-4 with a second round loss to Kansas in the 1981 NCAA Tournament.
     
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    Alton Lister.
    I remember that tournament but don't think the game was even televised here. IIRC the top two teams in the poll were also upset and I thought ASU may have a chance but I may be remembering that wrong.
     
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    That’s the wrong Mr. Lister, Mister.
     
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