ASU head coach Bobby Hurley takes a tumble arguing with the refs

Jan 30, 2021, 10:27 PM | Updated: 11:56 pm

Arizona State men’s basketball head coach Bobby Hurley is known across the sport for making his disagreements with the calls referees make known through shouting and hand movements.

That fiery energy caused Hurley to lose his balance during the game against Stanford on Saturday night as he fell backward after jumping and yelling about a foul call against his team, landing the coach on his butt.

“I had a good jump on the sideline and I couldn’t stick the landing so I have to deal with that now,” Hurley said in a Zoom call after the game.

He played it off well, laughing while remaining on the floor.

That was until the referee decided to give him a technical foul.

Hurley’s demeanor immediately changed, jumping back to his feet to argue some more.

The foul was one of many against Arizona State as Stanford made 31 of 34 free-throw attempts.

Hurley’s technical foul didn’t matter much, however, as Arizona State pulled out the 79-75 win.

Penguin Air

Arizona State

Arizona first baseman Carlie Scupin (20) celebrates after tagging out Oklahoma State's Kiley Naomi ...
Nikash Nath

Arizona Wildcats picked to host inaugural Pac-12 Softball Championship

The Pac-12 announced that the Arizona Wildcats will serve as hosts for the inaugural Pac-12 Softball Championship in 2023.
23 days ago
Arizona State golfer Cameron Sick hit from the sand trap along the second fairway during the semifi...
Associated Press

ASU men’s golf comes up just short vs. Texas in national championship

Texas won its fourth national championship by holding off Arizona State's late charge for a 3-2 victory on Wednesday.
1 month ago
Arizona State golfer Preston Summerhays lines up his shot on first green during the semifinal round...
Associated Press

Arizona State men’s golf beats Pepperdine, advances to championship match vs. Texas

Arizona State men's golf beat reigning national champion Pepperdine 4-1 on Tuesday to earn a spot in the NCAA Championship match against Texas.
1 month ago
(Twitter Photo/@sundevilmgolf)...
Nikash Nath

ASU men’s golf advances to semifinal in NCAA Championship

Sun Devils senior Cameron Sisk played 19 intense holes before finally sinking the match-winning birdie that put the Sooners away for good.
1 month ago
David Puig of the Arizona State Sun Devils tees off during the Division I Men's Golf Championship h...
Arizona Sports

ASU men’s golf qualifies top-8 for team championship at Grayhawk

ASU finished seventh in the team portion of stroke play at the NCAA Championship, qualifying for the final round starting Tuesday.
1 month ago
Jose Luis Ballester of the Arizona State Sun Devils tees off during the Division I Men's Golf Champ...
Arizona Sports

ASU golf in 6th place heading to final day of stroke play at NCAA Championships

The Sun Devils golf team sits in sixth place as the 2022 D-I Men's Golf Championships heads to the final day of stroke play at Grayhawk.
1 month ago
ASU head coach Bobby Hurley takes a tumble arguing with the refs