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No. 18/15 #AztecMBB-Indiana State Postgame Notes

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

Dec. 23, 2012

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Final Score: No. 18/15 San Diego State 62, Indiana State 55
Next Game: Tuesday, Dec. 25 | vs. No. 4/5 Arizona or No. rv/-- Miami | Stan Sheriff Center | 4:30 p.m. HT | ESPN2

Team Notes

• SDSU wins its 24th straight game in the month of December. That entered today's game as the second-longest streak in the country.

• The Aztecs win their 11th straight game overall, which is tied for the third-longest in school history.

• SDSU wins its 11th straight non-conference game, which is the second-longest in program history.

• San Diego State wins its 34th straight regular-season game vs. unranked non-conference foes.

• The 11-1 start is the second-best start in Division I history (1970-71). The 2010-11 team started 20-0.

• SDSU wins its 12th straight game and 24th in its last 25 tries in multi-team in-season events.

Steve Fisher improves to 10-2 lifetime in games played in Hawaii.

• SDSU has won 23 straight games when leading at the half. Under Steve Fisher, the Aztecs are 203-40 when owning a lead after 20 minutes.

• San Diego State has won 81 straight games when leading with five minutes to play.

• For the first time this season, the Aztecs owned a worse shooting percentage than their opponent and won.

Series/SDSU vs. Missouri Valley Notes

• San Diego State wins its first-ever game vs. Indiana State.

• SDSU improves to 1-3 all-time vs. the Sycamores and 11-29 vs. the Missouri Valley Conference

• The Aztecs win their sixth game in their last seven meetings with the MVC. All six wins have come under Fisher's direction.

Steve Fisher has now won eight of his last nine meetings against the Missouri Valley.

Player Notes

Jamaal Franklin (19 points, 15 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal)
• Matched his season high with a game-high 15 rebounds... Posted his fifth double-double of the season and 18th of his career... Scored in double figures in 32 straight games... Had reached the double-figure plateau 11 times this season (41 career)... Had multiple steals for the sixth time and has at least one steal in all 11 games.

Chase Tapley (13 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal)
• Posted his eighth double-digit scoring game of the season and his team-high 65th of his career... He has reached double figures in a season-best six consecutive games... Connected on multiple three-pointers for the sixth straight game... Has multiple three-point makes eight times this year... Has at least one three-pointer in 10 straight games... Has made 29 of his last 56 three-point field-goal attempts.

Xavier Thames (12 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists, 4 steals)
• Reached double figures in scoring for the seventh time this season and 24th time of his career... Finished with three assists for the fifth straight game... Has multiple assists in 11 of his 12 games played... Had a game-high four steals, his third multiple-steal game of the year... His four steals were one off his career high.