SDSU Men's Hoops-Nevada Postgame Notes

Feb. 10, 2018

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RENO, Nev. -

San Diego State-Nevada Postgame Notes Get Acrobat Reader

Final Score: [23/23] Nevada 83, San Diego State 58
Records: San Diego State (13-10; 5-7 MW), Nevada (21-5; 10-2 MW)
Next Game: Wednesday, Feb. 14, vs. Wyoming, 8 p.m. PT | CBS Sports Network | 101.5 KGB, XTRA Sports 1360, Fox Sports IE 1350
**Look-Ahead Notes: SDSU is looking to avenge a loss to Wyoming in the conference opener… The Aztecs have won nine straight at home vs. the Cowboys.

Game Notes

• The Aztecs fall to 1-1 this season vs. teams ranked in the AP Top 25 and 8-8 against AP teams since Nov. 29, 2013. San Diego State defeated No. 12/15 Gonzaga earlier this season.
• SDSU falls to 5-7 in its last 12 road/neutral games vs. AP Top 25 teams.
• The Aztecs fall to 13-5 all-time vs. Nevada and 8-2 in the Mountain West era.
• SDSU freshmen were responsible for the Aztecs’ first eight points of the game and 11 of their first 13.
• San Diego State made 10 three-pointers, which is its most in a road game since making 13 at Nevada last season (Jan. 4, 2017).
• Six different Aztecs made at least one three-pointer tonight.
• SDSU committed 11 turnovers, its fewest in its last four outings.
• San Diego State had its 38-game streak with at least one blocked shot snapped tonight.

Player Notes

Matt Mitchell – 12 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal
Scored in double figures for the 14th time this season and for the fourth time in his last five games… Was 2-for-5 from three-point range, marking the ninth time he has made multiple treys in a game this season... Has a steal in 14 of his last 15 outings… Led the team in scoring for the fourth time this season.

Devin Watson – 10 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals
Recorded his 18th double-figure scoring game of the season (60th career)… He has scored at least nine points in 13 straight games… Tied his season high with four rebounds… Had three assists against zero turnovers, marking his second game this season with no turnovers… Had a team-high two steals, his most in nine games.

Malik Pope – 9 points, 13 rebounds, 1 assist
Set a career high with 13 rebounds (previous high: 12 – twice)… It is the third time of his career that he has had double-digit rebounding performances in back-to-back games (10 at Fresno State)... Recorded his fourth double-digit rebounding game of the season (10th career)… Has grabbed at least 10 boards in two straight games… Had five offensive rebounds, a game after grabbing seven… Led the team in rebounding for the ninth time this season (31st career)… Has scored at least nine points in 15 straight games.

Jalen McDaniels – 11 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist
Registered his 12th double-figure scoring performance of the season… Has grabbed eight or more rebounds in three straight games… Is averaging 9.7 rebounds in his last three games.

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