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#16 Arizona State upsets #2 Kansas, 95-85

December 10, 2017 - 4:04 pm

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Tra Holder scored 29 points on 8-for-16 shooting, and No. 16 Arizona State pulled off a 95-85 upset of No. 2 Kansas on Sunday.

Shannon Evans II had 22 points and Remy Martin added 21 for the Sun Devils (9-0), who marched into Allen Fieldhouse and overpowered the Jayhawks (7-2). Arizona State shot 50 percent from 3-point range and 50.8 percent overall to hand Kansas its second straight loss.

After a slow start that forced coach Bobby Hurley to use a timeout less than two minutes into the game, Arizona State snapped back into it, trimming the deficit to just three points at halftime. The Sun Devils outscored the Jayhawks 58-42 in the second half.

It was another strong performance for Holder, who entered averaging 20.3 points per game. He had seven assists in addition to his 29 points.

Lagerald Vick led Kansas with 25 points, his fifth time eclipsing the 20-point mark this season. Devonte' Graham added 19 points and eight assists.

Svi Mykhailiuk had an off day, going 3-for-14 from the field and not registering any of his 14 points until he hit a 3-pointer with 6 minutes left in the game. He had four turnovers and four fouls.

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