Tra Holder scored 24 points, Romello White had 16 points and 15 rebounds, and Arizona State used a huge second-half run to beat San Diego State 90-68 on Tuesday night.
Arizona State (2-0) built an early 10-point lead, watched it turn into a halftime deficit, then raced away from the Aztecs with a 22-2 run in the second half.
De’Quon Lake had 15 points before fouling out.
The Sun Devils hit 20 of 30 shots in the second half while being guided by Holder, who had eight rebounds and six assists.
Trey Kell scored 16 points and Malik Pope added 14 for San Diego State (1-1). Max Montana scored 15 points, but left with an injury midway through the second half and did not return.
Arizona State rolled over Idaho State 94-74 in its opener, getting 24 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots from Lake in his Sun Devils debut.
San Diego State opened its first season under Brian Dutcher with a 91-52 rout of San Diego Christian behind Pope’s 20 points and six rebounds.
The first true test for both teams was a game of runs until the Sun Devils ran away with it.