Arizona State will be upgrading to new adidas uniforms this season, the school announced in a release late this week. While the tops for the jerseys are outlined in a classic Arizona State design, the shorts come with the new pitchfork logo, making for a nice contrast of styles.
The Sun Devils will also have home whites in this design and the team also gets custom adidas colorways of the Crazylight Boost 2015, D Lillard 1, DRose 6, and JWall 1 signature shoes.
Overall, a nice upgrade for Arizona State and this design is pretty easy to agree with. With former Sun Devil James Harden recently inking a $200 million deal with adidas, it’s probably a smart move for the company to make his school look fresh.
Arizona State receives commitment from three-star center Jethro Tshisumpa
For the second time since June, Arizona head coach Bobby Hurley has landed a 2016 recruit ranked in the Rivals150.
Jethro Tshisumpa, a 6-foot-9 center out of Mountain Mission School (Virginia), committed to the Sun Devils, a source confirmed to NBCSports.com.
“Jethro Tshisumpa is a great addition for head coach Bobby Hurley and Arizona State because he’s an elite rim protector and rebounder in the 2016 class,” NBCSports.com recruiting insider Scott Phillips said. “While he’s still raw on the offensive end, Tshishumpa should help immediately on the defensive end. Hurley is off to a solid start on the recruiting trail with the Sun Devils.”
With his roster for the 2015-16 season close to complete (there’s the Thon Maker recruitment to consider), first-year Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley has reeled in his first commitment in the Class of 2016.
“Sam has a lot of skills and can hit some shots,” NBC Sports recruiting insider Scott Phillips said of Cunliffe. “Arizona State is getting an uptempo wing who should fit in well with what Bobby Hurley is trying to accomplish.”
Cunliffe visited Arizona State last weekend following a good showing at the Pangos All-American Camp, and he also held offers from programs such as Colorado, Gonzaga, Utah, Washington and Washington State.
Arizona State doesn’t lack for experience on the perimeter, with the majority of the players on this upcoming season’s roster having eligibility remaining beyond 2015-16. Small forward Savon Goodman will be a junior, as will junior college additions Torian Graham and Andre Spight, and three players (led by Tra Holder) entering their sophomore season.
Arizona State also has former Buffalo guard Shannon Evans on the perimeter, who will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2015-16 season.