ASU, Graham moving onTodd Graham can’t be convinced that Arizona State didn’t deserve to beat Wisconsin. The ASU coach didn’t want to speculate about whether end-of-game replay rules should be modified to ensure that kind of wild finish doesn’t happen again. And he certainly doesn’t think the Sun Devils got away with any kind of theft, not even after the Pac-12 admitted its officials erred in allowing an ASU player to cover a dead ball as the remaining seconds ticked away, preventing the Badgers from snapping the ball to set up a potential game-winning field goal. Graham was asked to clarify a statement he made after the game about the better team having won. “We had 32 first downs, they had 15,” Graham said, also noting Wisconsin ran 30 fewer plays. “We did not play well. We made a lot of mistakes in the kicking game, things like that. I just felt like what I meant by that statement was, the way our guys battled and overcame all of the things we overcame, I felt like our guys were very deserving to win the game.” And: “You look at the statistics, I don’t think we stole anything.” ASU doesn’t have time to dwell on it, anyway, with a trip to No. 5 Stanford on tap this weekend. Graham called the Cardinal “one of the best-coached teams that I’ve watched on film.” Shaw returned praise by noting the Sun Devils’ Top 25 ranking, then suggesting that ASU might even be worthy of the top 15.
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