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No. 5 #AztecMBB-Air Force Postgame Notes

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

Feb. 15, 2014

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Final Score: No. 5/5 San Diego State 64, Air Force 56
Records: No. 5/5 San Diego State (22-2; 11-1 MW), Air Force (10-14; 4-9 MW)
Next Game: Tuesday, Feb. 18 | vs. Utah State | 8 p.m. PT | ESPNU

General Notes

• SDSU improves to 22-2 overall, which is the second-best 24-game record in school history (23-1 in 2010-11).
• The Aztecs win their 11th straight home game, which is the eighth-longest in school history.
• San Diego State has won 21 of its last 22 games overall.
• The Aztecs are 11-1 in league play for the first-time ever.
• The 11 conference victories are tied for the third-most ever in a single league season (14 in 2010-11, 13 in 2005-06).

Series Notes

• San Diego State improves to 50-22 all-time vs. Air Force.
• The Aztecs have won three straight in the series and nine straight at home.
• SDSU is now 28-6 all-time vs. the Falcons at home.

Trends

• San Diego State has won 16 straight and is now 14-0 this season when limited its opponents to 40 percent or less shooting from the floor.
• SDSU has won 28 in a row and is 16-0 this year when shooting better than its foe.
• The Aztecs won their 18th straight game when leading at halftime. SDSU led, 24-23, at the break.

Player Notes

Winston Shepard - 16 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 blocked shot, 1 steal
Reached double figures in scoring for the 18th time this season and 24th time of his career... Scored at least 10 points for the third straight game... Led the team in scoring for the fifth time this season and the Aztecs are 5-0 in those outings... Grabbed nine rebounds, his second-highest total of his career... The nine were one shy of his career high... Went to the free-throw line nine times (7-9), marking the seventh time he has got to the line at least that many times.

Dwayne Polee II - 13 points, 5 rebounds, 1 blocked shot
Scored in double figures for the second straight game and for the first time since the first two games of his career while at St. John's... Reached double figures in scoring for the sixth time this season, all of which have come off the bench... It was his 13th career game with at least 10 points... Has at least one three-pointer in a career-high four straight games... Grabbed five rebounds for the second straight game... Was 6-for-7 from the free-throw line.

Xavier Thames - 13 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists
Reached double figures in scoring for the 14th straight game, 22nd time this season and 54th time of his career... The 14 straight double-figure scoring performances extends a career long... Led the team in assists for the 15th time this season (43rd career)... Committed zero turnovers for the second straight game... Prior to these last two games, he had seven turnovers over his previous two games... Last two games: 70 minutes, zero turnovers.

Josh Davis - 7 points, 10 rebounds, 1 assist
Recorded his 15th double-figure rebounding game of the season and the Aztecs are 15-0 in those games... His double-digit rebounding performance was his 54th of his career... His rebounding effort was his first with at least 10 boards since grabbing 12 at Utah State... Led the team in rebounding for the 19th time this year.