Updated Jul 10, 2013 - 11:04 am
Arizona State men's basketball team to compete in China next month
The team will compete in games in the Chinese cities of Beijing, Zhaoqing and Nanning, facing both collegiate and professional teams, while also participating in cultural exchange and goodwill activities with other student-athletes.
Also representing the Pac-12 in China will be the Cal women's basketball team and head coach Craig Robinson of Oregon State, former University of Oregon coach Ernie Kent and Cal's associate men's basketball head coach Travis DeCuire, who will team up to teach a coaching clinic for over 150 Chinese basketball coaches.
"We are honored and excited to travel to China in what will be a great educational experience for our program on and off the court," said ASU head coach Herb Sendek. "We appreciate the opportunity to play against international competition, to learn and travel to a wonderful country and to grow the Arizona State University brand in all areas."
The Sun Devils will also have the opportunity to experience Chinese culture, visiting historic landmarks and participating in special ceremonies marking the trip.
The team departs on August 9, playing the Tsinghua University team in Beijing on August 12, Fujian SBS, a Chinese CBA pro team in Zhaoqing on August 16 and again on August 18 in Nanning.
- Former ASU Sun Devil Carrick Felix ‘excited' by opportunity to play with LeBron James
- Former ASU Sun Devil Jordan Bachynski enjoying 'chance to learn' with Charlotte Hornets
- Jordan Bachynski to play for Hornets Summer League team
- Jahii Carson, Jermaine Marshall to play for Rockets Summer League team in Orlando
- ASU's Sendek listed among coaches on the 'hot seat' in 2014-15
- Dr. Michael Crow, ASU president - Wednesday July 23ASU president Dr. Michael Crow is this week’s guest on the Fork Report.
- Adam Archuleta, former ASU & NFL defensive back - Wednesday July 16Former ASU & NFL DB Adam Archuleta is the guest on this week’s ASU Fork Report.
- Darren Woodson, former Sun Devil & NFL defensive back - Wednesday July 9Former Sun Devil DB Darren Woodson shares his thoughts on ASU football.
- Herb Sendek- ASU men's bball coach - Wednesday June 25ASU men's basketball coach Herb Sendek talks Sun Devil basketball and the NBA Draft.
- Fran Fraschilla- ESPN college basketball insider - Friday June 20ESPN College basketball insider Fran Fraschilla joins the show to discuss the 2014 NBA Draft.