Jan. 4, 2017
RENO, Nev. -
San Diego State-Nevada Postgame Notes
Final Score: Nevada 72, San Diego State 69
Next Game: Saturday, Jan. 7, at Boise State, 9 p.m. MT, ESPNU
The Aztecs have dropped consecutive Mountain West games for the first time in 62 league games.
San Diego State played without starting forward Malik Pope (knee) and guard Matt Shrigley (ankle)... Neither suited up for the game.
The loss snaps SDSU's three-game road/neutral winning streak.
The loss also stops San Diego State's three-game MW road winning streak... SDSU is now 11-2 in its last 13 road league games.
The Aztecs drop their first game to Nevada for the first time since it joined the Mountain West... SDSU is now 7-1 vs. the Wolf Pack in the MW era.
San Diego State falls to 12-4 all-time vs. Nevada and 5-3 in Reno.
Jeremy Hemsley -- 30 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists, 0 turnovers
Recorded his first career 30-point game (previous career high was 28)... It was the first 30-point game since Xavier Thames on March 22, 2014, vs. North Dakota State (30 points)... He is the sixth player in the country to have at least 30 points, five assists and zero turnovers... He is the 35th player this season with at least 30 points and zero turnovers and the first Aztec to accomplish the feat since at least 1996-97... Posted his fifth game with at least 20 points this season and the ninth of his career... Set a career high with 12 made field goals and was one short of tying his career high of seven treys... Recorded his fourth game of the season with at least four three-pointers... Scored in double figures for the 11th time in 13 games this season (37th career)... Led the team in scoring for the eighth time this season (22nd career)... Had his highest assist total since having nine vs. Savannah State on Nov. 28... Did not commit a turnover for the third time this season.
Max Hoetzel -- 15 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal
Tied his season high with 15 points... Recorded his second straight double-figure scoring game, marking the first time he has accomplished the feat since his first two games of his SDSU career... It is the fifth time he has scored at least 10 points in a game and the sixth time of his career... Posted his sixth game this season with multiple three-pointers... After going 5-for-9 from three-point range, he is seven for his last 13 over his last two games... Set a career high with five treys and tied a season high with five field goals made.
Zylan Cheatham -- 6 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 blocked shot
Set a career high for assists with his game-high six... Led the team in rebounding for the seventh time this season (18th career)... Led the team in assists for the fourth time this season (8th career)... Has at least eight rebounds in three straight games (27 total).