Arizona State 3-pointers rip San Francisco 104-65
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP)—Rihards Kuksiks had career highs with 27 points, seven 3-point baskets and eight assists and Arizona State set a school record with 18 3-pointers in a 104-65 victory over San Francisco on Friday.
Freshman Trent Lockett scored a career-high 19 points, Ty Abbott had 11 points and Derek Glasser added 10 as ASU (4-0) tuned up for its meeting against No. 9 Duke in the semifinals of the Preseason NIT by shooting 61.3 percent.
Arizona State made 18 of 32 3-pointers while scoring the most points in coach Herb Sendek’s four seasons.
Abbott, a reserve playing in his third game after knee surgery, made all three of his 3-pointers. Lockett and Jerren Shipp, the man Lockett replaced in the starting lineup, made both of their attempts. Glasser and Jemalle McMillan were 2-for-4.
Kwame Vaughn led San Francisco (2-1) with 17 points. Perris Blackwell had 13.