Morning Meltdown – ASU Sun Devils Edition


For this Morning Meltdown let’s take a look into the buzz surrounding the ASU Sun Devils from the schools hockey team to

For the second year in a row, the Sun Devils will enter the season ranked in the ACHA’s top spot.

"“As expected, Arizona State hockey will enter the season with the No. 1 ranking.In the preseason poll released Wednesday night, the Sun Devils received all 27 first-place votes. It is the second year in a row they were ranked No. 1 to begin the season.The preseason poll is done by a vote by the coaches, giving the computer time to collect data, much like the BCS rankings for football.The ACHA moved to a computer ranking for midseason polls last season, combining factors including goal differential and strength of schedule. Arizona State spent almost all of last season in the top spot, briefly dropping to No. 2 in early November before beating No. 1 Minot State.”"

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Arizona State backup quarterback Mike Bercovici has suddenly been thrust into the spotlight after Taylor Kelly suffered a right foot injury in the Sun Devils’ win over the Colorado Buffaloes.

"“Despite the junior’s lack of experience, star Sun Devils running back D.J. Foster isn’t worried about a fall off in performance for coach Todd Graham’s offense. He said as much Wednesday while a guest of Burns and Gambo on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM.“I have nothing but respect and 100 percent confidence in Michael and what he can do,” Foster told the hosts.While Kelly was known for his ability to make plays on the ground — evading pressure in the pocket and nimbly scrambling — Bercovici’s strength lies in his big arm. But Foster was quick to point out the misnomer in the notion that one quarterback was a pocket passer while the other was a dual threat type. Bercovici, he says, is actually fairly similar to Kelly.”"

To read more of D.J. Fosters thoughts, click here. 

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