Winston Shepard had a career-high 18 points in the loss.
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SDSU-UNLV Postgame Notes in PDF Format
San Diego State-UNLV Postgame Notes
Final Score: No. rv/23 UNLV 82, No. 15/14 San Diego State 75
Records: UNLV: 15-3, 2-1 MW; San Diego State 14-3 overall; 2-1 MW
Next Game: Saturday, Jan. 19 | at Wyoming | Arena-Auditorium | 5:30 p.m. MT/4:30 p.m. PT | Time Warner Cable SportsNet
* San Diego State has its six-game Mountain West winning streak snapped.
* The Aztecs drop to 8-1 at home and had its home winning streak snapped at 10 games. SDSU is now 58-5 over its last 63 home contests.
* San Diego State overcame a 10-point deficit in the second half, which marked its largest comeback of the season. It rallied from a seven-point deficit twice this year (loss vs. Arizona, win vs. Indiana State).
* Tonight's attendance was 12,414, officially a sellout. It marks the 41st sellout for San Diego State in school history and the 16th straight regular-season home sellout for SDSU.
* SDSU had its four-game home winning streak against UNLV snapped. The Aztecs' last loss at home against the Rebels was Jan. 26, 2008 by a 72-69 score.
* San Diego State has still won seven of the last nine games in the series and 10 of the last 13.
* The last three games vs. UNLV, which includes tonight, have attracted 12,414 fans (all sellouts) to Viejas Arena.
Jamaal Franklin (27 points, 7 rebounds, 8-10 FTs)
* Reached double figures in 36 of his last 37 games... He has 15 double-figure games this season and 45 in his career... Posted his third straight 20-point effort, marking the first time he has accomplished the feat in his career.
Winston Shepard (18 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals, 10-12 FTs)
* Established career highs in scoring (18), free-throws (10) and steals (2)... Posted his second career double-digit scoring game... Committed only one turnover in 24 minutes.
Chase Tapley (16 points)
* Reached double figures in scoring for the 12th time this season and 69th time in his career... Made multiple three-pointers for the 12th time this year and for the second straight game.
Skylar Spencer (4 points, 3 rebounds, 3 blocks)
* Posted his seventh multiple-block game of the season... Blocked at least one shot in 12 games.