SDSU Men's Hoops-Fresno State Postgame Notes

Jalen McDaniels had 14 points and 13 rebounds.
Jan. 17, 2018

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SDSU MBB Postgame Notes vs. Fresno State Get Acrobat Reader

Final Score: Fresno State 77, San Diego State 73
Records: San Diego State (11-6; 3-3 MW), Fresno State (14-6; 4-3 MW)
Next Game: Saturday, Jan. 20, at New Mexico, 5 p.m. MT/4 p.m. PT | CBS Sports Network | 101.5 KGB, XTRA Sports 1360, Fox Sports IE 1350
Look-Ahead Note: San Diego State has won four of the last six encounters with UNM, but the Lobos won both meetings last season.

Team Notes

  • San Diego State drops to 123-17 in its last 140 home games.
  • The Aztecs drops to 4-2 this season against teams from California.
  • San Diego State drops to 11-3 against teams from outside the Pac-12 Conference.
  • SDSU drops to 23-2 in its last 25 games vs. teams from the Cal State University system.
  • SDSU set season highs in both free-throws (24) and free-throws attempts (36).

    Series Notes
  • The Aztecs drop to 11-5 in their last 16 games against the Bulldogs.
  • San Diego State drops to 39-19 against Fresno State in San Diego, including 6-2 in the last eight games played at Viejas Arena.
  • The teams will play again in Fresno in 20 days from now (Feb. 6).

    Player Notes

    Jalen McDaniels – 14 points, 13 rebounds, 2 blocked shots, 1 assist, 2 steals
    Registered his fourth double-double of the season… Turned in his sixth double-figure rebounding effort of the season and his fourth in his last seven games… Posted his eighth double-figure scoring game and his fifth straight… Has had at least 13 points in each of his last five games… Led the team in scoring for the fourth time this season… Tied a career high with 13 rebounds… Set a career high for defensive rebounds, surpassing his previous best of eight… Led the team in rebounding for the eighth game of the season… Shot 50 percent or better for the 11th straight game… Recorded at least one steal in a career-long four straight games (10 steals over that span)… Had multiple steals in four straight games and five in his last seven games (13 steals over that span)… Became just the second Aztec since the 1996-97 season to record at least 14 points, 13 rebounds, 2 blocked shots, 2 steals, 1 assist and shoot 50 percent from the field in the same game (also Randy Holcomb vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Jan. 8, 2002).

    Trey Kell – 14 points, 2 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals
    Reached double figures in scoring for the ninth time this season and for the 67th time of his career… It was his first double-digit scoring effort in his last three games… Led the team in scoring for the second time this season and 30th time of his career… Posted his fourth straight game with at least four assists (20 assists total)… Led the team in assists for the fifth time this year and 35th time of his career.

    Matt Mitchell – 13 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal
    Posted his 10th double-digit scoring game of the year and his second in a row… Has at least one steal in nine straight games (12 total steals).

    Devin Watson – 11 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists
    Scored at least 10 points for the 13th time this season (55th career)… Reached double figures in scoring for the seventh straight game, setting a season high.

    Malik Pope – 10 points, 2 rebounds
    Reached the double-digit scoring plateau for the 11th time this season (40th career)… Has three consecutive double-figure scoring games, which is one short of his season long.

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