Harden scores 21 as No. 17 Arizona State defeats Arizona 53-47Posted: Updated:
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona State comes up big on the enemy's court.
James Harden scored 21 points and No. 17 Arizona State beat Arizona 53-47 on Wednesday night to win consecutive games at McKale Center for the first time in 25 years.
Derek Glasser scored 13 points, hitting a pair of late 3-pointers and making four free throws in the final 11 seconds to seal it for Arizona State (16-3, 5-2 Pac-10).
The Sun Devils beat Arizona at McKale Center once from 1984-2007. Now they've done it twice in 12 months.
Jeff Pendergraph had 11 points and 14 rebounds for Arizona State, which has won three straight against Arizona for the first time since 1995.
Jordan Hill scored 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for Arizona (11-8, 2-5), off to its worst conference start since 1983-84.