Aztecs Coast Past Southern Utah, 70-37
Nov. 12, 2011
SAN DIEGO (AP)--Chase Tapley scored 16 points and guided San Diego State to a huge first-half lead in a 70-37 rout of Southern Utah on Saturday in the Basketball Travelers Classic.
Tapley led the onslaught with 13 points as San Diego State (2-0) took a 20-3 lead. The Aztecs led 41-15 at halftime.
Southern Utah (1-1) scored the first basket of the game, then missed seven consecutive shots while committing eight turnovers.
Ray Jones Jr. scored nine points for the Thunderbirds, who shot 30.2 percent (13 of 43), committed 26 turnovers and were outrebounded 41-25.