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No. 24 #AztecMBB-San Diego Postgame Notes

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

Dec. 5, 2013

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No. 24/rv San Diego State-San Diego Postgame NotesGet Acrobat Reader

Final Score: No. 24/rv San Diego State 65, USD 64
Records: No. 24/rv San Diego State (6-1), USD (7-3)
Next Game: Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 | vs. Washington | Noon PT | CBS Sports Network

Top Notes
• The Aztecs win their 36th straight game vs. schools from California. That is the second longest streak by any team against state in the country.
• SDSU wins a series-record eighth in a row vs. USD and fourth straight at Jenny Craig Pavilion.
• The Aztecs won their 98th in a row when leading with five minutes to play.
• San Diego State wins its sixth straight non-conference road game.
• San Diego State has won 24 consecutive games against unranked teams in the month of the December.

Team Notes
• SDSU improves to 6-1 for the third time in as many seasons.
• The Aztecs win their fifth game in a row.
• San Diego State has won at least five of its first six games to start a season for a school-record fourth consecutive season.
• San Diego State improves to 26-1 in its last 27 December games and is now 30-2 in December since the start of the 2009-10 campaign.
• San Diego State is 26-11 in its last 37 road games and is 29-6 in its last 35 road games against non-top 25 teams.
• San Diego State is 64-14 lifetime when ranked in the top 25 of at least one of the two major Top 25 polls.
• San Diego State is 61-8 lifetime as an AP Top-25 team when facing an unranked opponent.
• The Aztecs are 4-0 lifetime when ranked 24th in the AP Top 25.
• San Diego State wore black uniforms for the first time this season.

Series Notes
• San Diego State improves to 28-17 all-time vs. the Toreros.
• The Aztecs moves above the .500 mark vs. the Toreros in games played at USD (9-8).
• San Diego is now 109-81 lifetime at Jenny Craig Pavilion. The Aztecs own a 5-2 record in the facility, and all other teams are 76-107 against San Diego in the building.
• San Diego State has handed USD two of its last five non-conference home losses and three of its last 13 non-conference home losses.

Game Notes
• San Diego State enjoyed a 29-2 advantage in second-chance points.
• SDSU's bench outscored USD's 19-5.
• The Aztecs outrebounded USD, 44-29, and has now won all six games this season when outrebounding their foe.
• San Diego State pulled down 19 offensive rebounds and limited USD to six.

Player Notes

Josh Davis (10 points, 15 rebounds, 1 blocked shot, 2 steals)
• Pulled down a season-high 15 rebounds, which was more than half of USD total of 29.
• Grabbed five offensive boards, which was one short of USD's team total of six.
• Posted his second double-double of the season and 33rd of his career.
• Grabbed at least 10 rebounds for the third time this season (42nd career).
• Led the team in rebounding for the fifth time this season and SDSU is 5-0 in those games.
• Scored in double figures for the third time this season (55th career).
• Tied his season high with one blocked shot and two steals.

Xavier Thames (17 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal)
• After scoring 17 points tonight, he is averaging 24.0 points.
• Posted his fourth straight double-figure scoring effort of the year and sixth of the season (38th career).
• Set a season high for assists with four.
• Has made at least eight free-throws in his last three games after making 8-of-10 tonight. Last three games: 26-for-31 (.839).
• Led the team in scoring for the fifth time this season (11th career).

Skylar Spencer (12 points, 6 rebounds, 2 blocked shots, 1 steal)
• Tied his career high with 12 points.
• Matched his season high with six rebounds.
• His six field goals eclipsed his career high of four, which was set twice last year.
• Blocked multiple shots (2) for the fourth time this year.
• Reached double figures in scoring for the first time this season (2nd career).

Dwayne Polee II (12 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist)
• Came off the bench and posted his third double-figure scoring effort of the season (10th career).
• Set a season high with one assist tonight.