Men's Basketball-California Postgame Notes
Nov. 21, 2016
Final Score: San Diego State 77, California 65
• San Diego State defeats California for a fourth straight time and for the second time in as many seasons.
• The Aztecs are 16-6 in their last 22 vs. current members of the Pac-12 Conference and 17-7 since the start of 2009-10.
• SDSU is 12-7 vs. teams in the Pac-12 Conference at game time since the start of the 2009-10 season.
• San Diego State improves to 59-4 in its last 63 games vs. California schools and 49-1 in its last 50 outings against non-conference California squads.
• The Aztecs improve to 7-7 under Steve Fisher in games played in NBA arenas.
• San Diego State led California at halftime, 42-25. Between the second half of last year’s win in Las Vegas and SDSU’s lead at halftime, the Aztecs outscored the Golden Bears, 86-47.
• The Aztecs held California to a season-low 32.1-percent shooting. It was the Golden Bears’ lowest shooting percentage since Nov. 21, 2014, vs. No. 10 Texas (31.3 percent).
• San Diego State has held California to two of its five lowest field-goal percentage games since the beginning of 2014-15.
• In holding California to 32.1-percent shooting, it marked the fourth straight time the Golden Bears have failed to shoot better than 40 percent against the Aztecs.
• SDSU won its ninth straight game when leading with 5:00 to play. The Aztecs led by 10 points at the time.
• The Aztecs held their sixth straight opponent to under 70 points dating to last season.
• San Diego State committed its fewest turnovers in a game (5) since having five miscues vs. Air Force on Feb. 13, 2016.
• SDSU has won 12 straight games when scoring at least 75 points and is 29-1 in its last 30 when doing so.
• Since the beginning of the 1996-97 season, tonight marked just the fourth time San Diego State has won a game in which its opponent has made at least 26 free throws.
Jeremy Hemsley – 15 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocked shots
Malik Pope – 14 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal
Trey Kell – 11 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals
Max Hoetzel – 11 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 blocked shot, 1 steal
Matt Shrigley – 10 points, 1 rebound,