The Devil’s Junkie Podcast (S3E14): Hoops and Herm- Should you be worried about either one?


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Ralph Amsden takes a deeper look at Arizona State basketball's struggles in Pac-12 play, catches up with a recent Sun Devil basketball commit, and uses Arizona State football recruits to rebut the national narrative that Herm Edwards is in over his head as a recruiter.

Breakdown (97 minutes)

Intro: Why is Arizona State basketball stuggling in Pac-12 play, and how do they break out of this slump?

16:50- Discussing Bobby Hurley's contract extension.

21:40- Analysis of Arizona State basketball commit Jaelen House, including an interview with House and his high school coach Mike Bibby.

30:25- Herm Edwards' comments about recruiting on the Golic and Wingo show caused a national media stir- was the reaction justified?

49:50- Saguaro LB/DB Connor Soelle, younger brother of ASU LB Kyle Soelle talks about his ASU offer, his recruitment, and his recent visit to Arizona State.

1:01:50- Chandler QB Jacob Conover talks about Herm Edwards' ability to connect to recruits, his newfound interest in Arizona State, and his unique status as an LDS recruit.

1:09:40- Final thoughts on Herm Edwards' ability as a recruiter, and what Arizona State's responsibility to the local high schools are.

1:21:00- Hunter Mayginnes was dropped by Arizona State in favor of the potential for more highly desired recruits? Right move or wrong move?

1:27:20- The first edition of the "Sumlin vs Edwards Scorecard"

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