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No. 16/15 #AztecMBB-Colorado State Postgame Notes

San Diego State postgame notes.
San Diego State postgame notes.

Jan. 12, 2013

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No. 16/15 San Diego State-Colorado State Postgame NotesGet Acrobat Reader

Final Score: No. 16/15 San Diego State 79, No. --/rv Colorado State 72 (OT)
Records: San Diego State 14-2 overall; 2-0 MW; Colorado State: 13-3, 0-1 MW
Next Game: Wednesday, Jan. 16 | vs. UNLV | Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl | 7 p.m. PT | CBS Sports Network

Team Notes

• SDSU improves to 14-2, which equals the second-best start in the school's Division I history.

• San Diego State has won 84 straight games when leading with five minutes to play.

• San Diego State has won 26 straight games when leading at the half and improves to 14-0 this season when doing so.

• The Aztecs won their sixth straight overtime game and improved to 15-1 over their last 16 overtime contests.

• Tonight's attendance was 12,414, officially a sellout. It marks the 40th sellout for San Diego State in school history and the 16th straight home sellout for SDSU.

• San Diego State's first eight baskets of the night were all from three-point range, seven of which included an assist.

• San Diego State did not make a two-point basket until there was 3:47 remaining in the first half.

• San Diego State made a season-high 13 three-point field goals.

• For the 11th time in 15 games this season, the Aztecs held its opponent to a field goal percentage of 40 percent or less. The Aztecs are 10-1 in those games.

Series Notes

• SDSU wins its 10th straight home game vs. Colorado State.

• The Aztecs pocket their third straight win over the Rams and their 17th in their last 19 meetings with CSU.

• San Diego State closes the gap in the all-time series, trailing 34-36 in 70 all-time meetings.

Player Notes

Jamaal Franklin - 23 points, 7 rebounds, career-high 43 minutes
• The junior reached double figures in scoring for the 14th time this season and the 44th time in his career... His five three-pointers are a career high... Franklin posted his fifth 20-point effort of the season (second in a row) and the 14th of his career... Led the team in scoring for the 11th time this season and 28th time in his career... Played a career-high 43 minutes.

Chase Tapley - 19 points, 5 rebounds
• Reached double figures in scoring for the 11th time this season and 68th time in his career... Scored 12 of his 19 points in the overtime period and 12 of the team's 16 points in the extra frame.

Xavier Thames - 14 points
• Reached double figures in scoring for the ninth time this year and 26th time of his career... Connected on 3-of-5 three-point field-goal attempts... His effort from distance marked his fourth game this season with at least three three-pointers... In his last 11 games played he is 21-for-39 from beyond the three-point arc.

JJ O'Brien - 9 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists
• Had a season-high 10 rebounds... Tied a career high with 38 minutes played.