Men's Hoops-Colorado State Postgame Notes

Jan. 28, 2017

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SDSU-CSU Postgame Notes

Final Score: Colorado State 78, San Diego State 77
Next Game: Tuesday, Jan. 31, vs. Wyoming, 8 p.m. PT, CBS Sports Network

Team Notes
• San Diego State had its 13-game home winning streak over Colorado State snapped.
• The Aztecs had their four-game winning streak against the Rams snapped.
• SDSU fell to 11-4 this season when leading at halftime and dropped to 68-4 in its last 72 home games when leading at halftime.
• San Diego State's five turnovers tied a season low (also vs. California on Nov. 21, 2016).
• The Aztecs had five double-digit scorers for the fourth time this season.
• SDSU outscored CSU, 36-22, in the paint.
• The game featured nine lead changes and 10 ties.

Player Notes

Malik Pope -- 19 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists
Established a season high with 19 points... Logged his third double-digit scoring game of the season and the 19th of his career... It is first double-figure scoring effort since returning from injury for a second time... Led the team in scoring for the second time this year and ninth time of his career... Has reached double figures in scoring in four of five regular-season games vs. Colorado State... He has scored at least nine points in all five of his regular-season meetings with the Rams... Tied a season high with seven rebounds ... Had two assists and is one shy of matching his season high.

Jeremy Hemsley -- 17 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals
Reached double figures in scoring for the first time in three games (14th of the season, 40th of his career)... His 17 points were six more than he had his previous two games (11 points).

Trey Kell -- 16 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists
Scored in double figures for a season-long fifth straight game... Tied a season high with seven made free-throws and nine free-throw attempts.

Dakarai Allen -- 11 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal
Recorded his fourth game of the season with at least 10 points and the 16th of his career.

Max Hoetzel -- 10 points, 6 rebounds
Posted his ninth double-figure scoring game of the season and his 10th of his career... Was 2-for-4 from three-point range and is now 26-for-50 (52.0 pct.) from three-point distance in Mountain West action this year... Recorded multiple three-pointers for the 12th time of his career (all this season).

Valentine Izundu -- 4 points, 5 rebounds, 2 blocked shots
For the sixth time in his last seven games he has rejected at least two shots in a game... Made both of his field-goal attempts and has made 12 of his 13 field-goal attempts in Mountain West action.

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