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Chase Tapley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Sacramento High

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
G

Experience:
3L

Chase Tapley

03/28/2014

Once Sting Wears Off, Memories of Great Season Will Remain

Kllitzing: Once sting wears off, memories remain

03/22/2014

#AztecMBB-North Dakota State Postgame Quotes

No. 13/11 #AztecMBB-N. Dakota St. postgame quotes

02/05/2014

No. 5 #AztecMBB-Boise State Postgame Notes

No. 5 #AztecMBB-Boise State postgame notes

11/12/2013

#AztecMBB Faces Early Season Test vs. No. 6/5 Arizona Thursday

#AztecMBB welcomes vs. No. 6/5 Arizona to Viejas

11/01/2013

SDSU Men's Hoops-CSUSM Postgame Quotes

SDSU Men's Hoops-CSUSM postgame quotes

03/09/2013

SDSU vs. Boise State - AP Photos

SDSU vs. Boise State - AP Photos

03/06/2013

SDSU vs. Air Force - AP Photos

SDSU vs. Air Force - AP Photos (3/6/13)

02/17/2013

Men's Basketball vs. New Mexico

Chase Tapley led the Aztecs (18-7, 6-5) with 22 points and six rebounds. JJ O'Brien added 15 points, all in the first half, and 11 rebounds.

02/06/2013

SDSU vs. Boise State - AP Photos

SDSU vs. Boise State - AP Photos

01/12/2013

No. 16 San Diego State vs. Colorado State - AP Photos

No. 16 San Diego State vs. Colorado State - AP Photos

As A Junior (2011-12 Season)
MW Rankings: 1st in minutes played, 2nd in scoring, 2nd in three-point field-goal percentage, 3rd in three-point field goals made, 3rd in steals, 3rd in field-goal percentage, 16th in rebounding
NCAA Rankings: 85th in steals per game, 110th in three-point field goals per game, 133rd in field-goal percentage, 140th in points per game

Voted a second-team all-Mountain West performer, an NABC all-District 17 honoree and an MW all-tournament choice... Was a two-time Mountain West Player of the Week... Played and started all 34 games... Averaged 15.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.8 steals, while shooting 45.5 percent from the floor, 43.3 percent from behind the arc, and 72.3 percent from the charity stripe... His steals averaged was first on the team, while his scoring and assists averages ranked second... He set career highs in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals, blocks, field goals made, three-point field goals made, free throws made and minutes played... Scored in double figures 30 times and eclipsed the 20-point plateau nine times... Led the team in scoring 13 times, rebounding once and assists seven times... At one point, he made at least one three-pointer in a career-long 19 straight games and scored in double figures in a personal-best 18 consecutive games... Became SDSU's 27th 1,000-point scorer and the 10th during the Steve Fisher era... Also became the 20th player in school history with 200 career assists and the sixth player in school history to have played in 80-plus victories... Produced one of his finest games as he posted his first career double-double (game-high 20 points, game-high-tying 11 rebounds) and added six assists and three steals vs. Bryant (11-11-11)... Led the team in scoring with 16 points and finished with five steals vs. Southern Utah (11-12-11)... Went off for 23 points after connecting on four threes and added a career-high seven steals vs. UC Davis (11-13-11)... Connected on a Fisher-era-record-tying eight three-pointers to finish with a career-high 28 points, four rebounds and four steals at No. 11/12 Baylor (11-15-11)... Finished with a game-high 17 points and four assists at No. 23/23 Arizona (11-23-11)... Had a game-high 25 points on a career-high 10 field goals and a game-high three steals vs. No. 24/23 California (12-4-11)... Scored at least 20 points for the second consecutive game for the second time this season after he finished with a game-high 23 points, while also adding a career-high two blocks at San Diego (12-7-11)... Went 7-for-8 from the field and knocked down both three-point tries en route to 17 points vs. UC Riverside (12-19-11); he also added three assists and a career-high two blocked shots... Scored 24 points vs. Chicago State (1-10-12) on a career-high 10 field goals, including three from behind the arc, and added four assists... Had 11 points, six rebounds, three assists and a team-high two steals vs. No. 12 UNLV (1-14-12)... Had 12 points, seven rebounds, three assists, career-high two blocks and a game-high three steals at New Mexico (1-18-12)... Scored a game-high 22 points, including 16 in the final 14:42, at No. 14/16 UNLV (2-11-12)... Posted a team-high 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds at Air Force (2-18-12)... Went for 18 points, six rebounds and four assists in a career-high 43 minutes at TCU (3-3-12)... Scored a game-high 20 points and added a game-high four assists and a game-high four steals vs. Boise State in the MW quarterfinals (3-8-12)... Went for 17 points and a season-high tying six assists in the MW semifinal round game vs. Colorado State (3-9-12)... Exploded for 25 points after knocking down five three-pointers vs. New Mexico (3-10-12) in the MW title game... Registered 19 points, six rebounds and a team-best four assists vs. North Carolina State (3-16-12) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

As A Sophomore (2010-11 Season)
MW Rankings: 9th in steals

Played in 34 games, starting 31... Averaged a career-high 8.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.3 steals... Also shot a personal-best 38.0 percent from beyond the arc and 82.8 percent from the free-throw line... Connected on a career-high 41 three-point field goals... Had more assists (64) than turnovers (45) for the second consecutive season... Finished the campaign by making 20 of his final 21 free-throw attempts... Ended the season by making at least one three-point field goal in 15 of his final 17 games and hit at least one three in a career-high nine straight games until the run was broken at Wyoming (3-1-11)... Reached double figures in scoring 14 times and led the team in the category four times... Led the team in assists on seven different occasions... SDSU single-season ranks: 20th in three-point field-goal percentage (38.0) and tied-24th in three-point field goals (41)... Had three games (vs. Green Bay, vs. San Diego Christian, vs. Saint Mary's) where he went 6-for-9 from the field en route to 14 points. The SDCC and SMC outings were back to back and produced not only 6-for-9 shooting nights, but identical 2-for-3 efforts from behind the arc... Played 30 minutes and finished with a career-best seven rebounds and three assists at California (12-8-10)... Was sent home prior to the Cal Poly game (12-13-10) with flu-like symptoms... In his first game back after a bout with the flu, he connected on a career-high four three-pointers en route to 12 points and added a season-high five assists vs. UC Santa Barbara (12-18-10)... Dished out a season-high five assists and committed zero turnovers in a career-high 32 minutes vs. IUPUI (12-22-10)... Scored 15 points and added a team-high four assists and a game-high three steals vs. Occidental (12-31-10)... Opened MWC action with 12 points and four assists at TCU (1-5-11)... Finished with 15 points and added five rebounds and three assists on the road at New Mexico (1-15-11)... Knocked down two three-point field goals for the second straight game vs. Air Force (1-19-11) en route to eight points and added a team-high three assists and three steals... Logged his first career 20-point game as he scored a career-best 24 points on 10-of-15 shooting, including 3-for-6 from behind the arc, in only 22 minutes vs. Wyoming (1-29-11)... Scored 10 points at Air Force (2-19-11), including four off a career-high four free throws. Also grabbed a career-high eight rebounds... Finished with 11 points and a team-best three steals vs. No. 7 Brigham Young (2-26-11)... Dished out a season-high five assists and had three steals vs. Utah (3-10-11) in the MWC quarterfinals... Scored 14 points (5-10 FG; 2-4 3FG) vs. No. 8/8 BYU (3-12-11) in the MWC championship game... Scored 14 points for the second straight game in the NCAA Tournament second-round game vs. Northern Colorado (3-17-11)... Hit a career-high four three-pointers en route to 12 points in a career-high 39 minutes vs. Temple (3-19-11) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament... Finished with five points, three rebounds, two assists and a season-high one block vs. No. 9.8 Connecticut (3-24-11) in the NCAA West Region semifinals.

As A Freshman (2009-10 Season)
Averaged 7.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists... Finished with an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.85 and shot 50.0 percent from the field... He and South Carolina's Lakeem Jackson were the only two freshmen in NCAA Division I to average 7.0 points, have an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.50 or better and shoot at least 50.0 percent from the field... SDSU Division I era freshman season ranks: fourth in field-goal percentage (50.0); fifth in three-point field goals (35), three-point field-goal attempts (93) and three-point field-goal percentage (37.6); eighth in efficiency points (304); ninth in assists (72) and steals (37); 10th in assist average (2.2)... Performed better as the season progressed, averaging 9.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in MWC action... Played in 33 games and earned his first career start against Northern Arizona (11-28-09)... Started 17 times, including the last 15 of the final 20 outings in which he has played; did not start vs. Colorado State (3-3-10) to allow Kelvin Davis to start on Senior Night... Reached double figures 13 times... 24 games with one turnover or less... Has 50 assists, 28 steals and 27 turnovers in his last 20 games... Shot 50 percent or better from the field in 20 games, including 18 of the final 29 contests... Made at least one three-point field goal in 21 games... Enjoyed his top scoring performance of the season with his career-high 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting at Arizona State (12-19-09)... Scored 11 points in his first-ever game vs. UC San Diego (11-14-09)... Had a career-high 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting against Santa Clara (11-19-09)... Scored 11 points and dished a career-high five assists in his start vs. Northern Arizona (11-28-09)... Recorded six points and two rebounds in 15 minutes before leaving the game due to injury (groin) at San Diego (12-2-09)... Finished with 10 points, four assists and just one turnover in a career-high 26 minutes vs. CS Fullerton (12-9-09)... Blocked a career-high two shots vs. Arizona (12-12-09)... Started third career game vs. Pomona-Pitzer (12-31-09), dished out a career-high nine assists and had three steals... Had a career-high five rebounds and four steals, while adding four assists vs. New Mexico (1-5-10)... Matched his career high with 17 points and added four rebounds and three steals at Wyoming (1-9-10)... Finished with nine points and three steals, his fourth straight game with at least three steals, at UNLV (1-13-10)... Knocked down a career-high two three-pointers and added three assists vs. TCU (1-16-10)... Did not commit a turnover in 28 minutes at Utah (1-19-10)... Made a career-best three three-pointers and finished with 11 points, three assists and a career-high two blocks vs. BYU (1-23-10)... Scored 12 points at Colorado State (1-30-10), marking the first time in his career in which he reached double figures in two straight games... Had two assists and one turnover, marking his fifth straight one-turnover-or-less outing, vs. Air Force (2-2-10)... Finished with 11 points (career-high three three-pointers) in a personal-best 32 minutes at No. 15/23 New Mexico (2-6-10)... Posted his second straight double-figure scoring game when he finished with 14 points, while adding six assists and three steals vs. Wyoming (2-10-10)... Pulled down a career-high five rebounds and scored 11 points, his third straight double-figure scoring outing, vs. No. 23/25 UNLV (2-13-10)... Had eight points and a game-high five assists at TCU (2-16-10)... Credited with three assists and zero turnovers vs. Utah (2-20-10)... Knocked a career-high three three-pointers en route to 13 points, while also grabbing a team-high six rebounds at No. 13/11 Brigham Young (2-24-10)... Scored six points vs. Colorado State (3-3-10), but suffered a broken hand... Sat out at Air Force (broken left hand), but returned vs. CSU (3-11-10) in the MWC quarters and knocked down six shots en route to a team-high 15 points... Hit three three-pointers vs. New Mexico (3-12-10) in the MWC semifinals to finish with nine points... Contributed two points and two rebounds in the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. No. 15/14 Tennessee (3-18-10).

High School
Attended Sacramento High and averaged 23.2 points while leading his team to the Northern California state finals and a 27-7 overall record during his senior year... He finished the season ranked 39th in scoring in the state, according to MaxPreps.com, and was the NorCalPreps.com Division III Player of the Year... Was also selected to the CalHiSports.com all-state second team and the NorCalPreps.com first team... As a junior, he led Sacramento to its first-ever CIF Division III state finals appearance in 2007-08 after helping the Dragons to their first CIF Northern California Regional Championship... In the state title game, he went for 35 points, nine rebounds and four steals en route to averaging 22.2 points, 4.8 assists and 4.6 steals for the season... He comes from a basketball family as his father played college basketball at Arkansas State.