Skylar Spencer had a season-high 10 rebounds in the loss for the Aztecs.
March 15, 2014
Final Stats |
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SDSU-NEW MEXICO POSTGAME NOTES
Final Score: No. 20/20 New Mexico 64, No. T-8/7 San Diego State 58
Records: No. T-8/7 San Diego State 29-4, No. 20/20 New Mexico 27-6
San Diego State had its six-game winning streak snapped and is now 29-4 on the season.
The Aztecs had its four-game winning streak against teams ranked in the AP Top 25 snapped. Coming into the game, it was tied with Florida and Iowa State for the longest such streak in the country.
SDSU drops to 11-3 this season against teams that made the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
San Diego State is 14-3 in road/neutral games this season, including a remarkable 3-1 against AP Top 25 teams away from home.
Mountain West Tournament Notes
San Diego State is 11-3 in its last 14 Mountain West tournament games.
San Diego State is 7-2 as the top-seed in the Mountain West tournament.
In MW tournament games played at Thomas & Mack Center, the Aztecs are 17-9.
SDSU set a MW finals record with 11 steals.
Xavier Thames - 15 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals
Was named to the MW All-Tournament Team ... Reached double figures in scoring for the 28th time this season and for the 60th time in his career... Scored in double figures in all three games at the MW Championship... Led the team in scoring for the 22nd time this season and 28th time of his career... Had three assists and one turnover, and finished the MW tournament with a 5.33 assist-to-turnover ratio (16 assists, 3 turnovers) in 88 minutes.
Dwayne Polee II - 14 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal
Was named to the MW All-Tournament Team... Scored in double figures for the second time at the MW Championship... Scored at least nine points in all three games... His double-digit scoring effort was his 10th of the season and 17th of his career... Had three, 3-pointers, giving him seven for the tournament... Ended up going 7-for-12 (.583) over the three games.
Winston Shepard - 13 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals
Reached double figures in scoring for the 24th time this season and for the 30th time of his career... Had multiple steals for the second time at the MW Championship... Has multiple steals in a game eight times this season.
Skylar Spencer - 6 points, 10 rebounds, 1 steal
Had 10 or more rebounds for the second time of his career and for the first time since Nov. 25, 2012... Ended up with a season-high 10 rebounds, one off his career high... Led the team in rebounding for the second time this season and third time of his career.