The Sun Devils got through both with victories and find themselves atop the Pac-12 South, the preseason goal of a Pac-12 championship within reach.
The next step will be to build off those successes.
Rested and rejuvenated after its bye week, Arizona State faces a crucial road game against Colorado on Thursday night before closing with five teams that are or were previously ranked.
Stay focused or the Sun Devils could end up with another disappointing stagger to the finish like they had last season.
Source: Associated Press