Derrick Wilson’s driving shot in the final seconds was blocked by Arizona State center Jordan Bachynski and the Sun Devils held off the Marquette Golden Eagles 79-77 in men’s college basketball action last night.

The 25th ranked Golden Eagles fell behind by 15 in the first half but had a couple of chances to win down the stretch.  Jake Thomas missed a jump shot before Wilson’s shot was rejected in the end.

ASU’s Bachynski blocked seven shots for the Sun Devils (6-0).  He added 11 rebounds and 14 points.

Davante Gardner scored 18 points for Marquette (3-2).  After missing 36 of 40 three-point attempts against Ohio State and New Hampshire, Marquette made 8 of 23 in last nights loss.

The Golden Eagles also played without leading scorer Todd Mayo, out with a sprained ankle.

Arizona State shot 54% from the field and are off to their best start since the 1980-81 team started 7-0.

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