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No. 13/13 #AztecMBB-Fresno State Postgame Notes

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

March 1, 2014

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Final Score: No. 13/13 San Diego State 82, Fresno State 67
Records: No. 13/13 San Diego State 25-3 (14-2 MW), Fresno State 15-15 (8-9 MW)
Next Game: Wednesday, March 5 | at UNLV | 8 p.m. PT | CBS Sports Network

General Notes

• SDSU improves to 25-3 overall, which is the second-best 28-game record in school history (27-1 in 2010-11).
• This is the fifth time in school history that San Diego State has won at least 25 games in the season. All have come in the last six seasons under head coach Steve Fisher.
• San Diego State has tied the school record for most conference victories with 14 (14-2 in 2010-11).
• San Diego State extends its winning streak against teams from California to 41 games. Since the beginning of the 1996-97 season, it is the longest active streak for any one team against any one state in the country.
• San Diego State wins its 19th consecutive game in the Pacific time zone.
• The Aztecs are 25-9 in their last 34 games played during the month of March.
• San Diego State hands Fresno State its second loss in 34 days.
• The San Diego State win snaps Fresno State's four-game homecourt win streak.
• San Diego State defeats Fresno State for the eighth straight time in the series and has not loss to the Bulldogs since Nov. 27, 2000.
• The Aztecs are 11-2 away from home this season after posting a 9-10 record in such games last season.
• SDSU is 33-13 in its last 46 road games and 35-8 in its last 43 road games against unranked teams.

Game Notes

• SDSU handed Fresno State its worst home loss (15 points) since Cal Poly won at Save Mart Center by 19 back on Dec. 17, 2011.
• SDSU shot 60.0 percent from the floor, its highest since shooting 61.4 percent vs. St. Katherine College.
• The Aztecs shot 60.0 percent from behind the arc (9-15 3FG), its highest since shooting 63.6 percent vs. St. Katherine College.
• San Diego State scored 82 points a game after scoring 90 vs. San Jose State.
• The 82 points are the most in a true road game this season and second most in a road/neutral game (86 vs. Creighton).
• With its 40-point first half, SDSU recorded its third-straight half with at least 40 points for the first time since the second half of the McNeese State game and both halves of the St. Katherine College outing. SDSU scored 42 points in the second half, making it four straight halves with at least 40 points.
• The Aztecs outrebounded Fresno State, 34-21, and won its fourth straight game when doing so. SDSU is 19-1 when outrebounded its opponent this season.

Player Notes

Aqeel Quinn - 17 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal
Tied his career high with 17 points (17 at Pepperdine, 12-10-11)... His six field goals matched a career high (6 vs. UC Irvine, 12-29-11)... His four three-pointers matched a career high... Reached the double-figure scoring plateau in the first half alone to post his fourth-such game of the season... His double-digit scoring effort was his 12th of his career... His scoring effort was his first double-figure effort since the game vs. St. Katherine College and his first vs. a Division I opponent since McNeese State... Made at least three three-pointers for the first time since the home game vs. Boise (3-7 3FG)... His performance was his sixth game with multiple treys... His six rebounds were one off a career high.

Xavier Thames - 22 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 blocked shot, 1 steal
Scored at least 20 points for the first time since the game at Boise State... His 20-point effort was his eighth of the season and 11th of his career... Posted his first double-figure scoring effort since the game vs. Air Force... He now has 23 double-digit scoring performances this season and 55 for his career... The guard's turnover-free streak ends at 190 consecutive minutes after he committed a turnover with 16:09 left in the first half... Knocked down multiple three-pointers for the first time since the home game vs. Air Force... Made at least three three-pointers for the first time since at Boise State... Has made multiple three-pointers 15 times this season... Led the team in scoring for the 18th time this season, 24th time of his career and the first time since the home game vs. Nevada... Had six rebounds, which was one off his season high.

Winston Shepard - 13 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists
Scored in double figures for the third straight game and 21st time this season (27th career)... Had a game-high four assists to lead the team for the ninth time this season and 13th time of his career... Has nine assists in his last two games.

D'Erryl Williams - 4 points, 2 rebounds
Matched his career high for the second straight game with four points... Knocked down his first career three-pointer on his first attempt in the first half... Had two rebounds, which was one off his career high... Played 12 minutes, his fourth double-figure minute performance of the season.