SDSU Women's Basketball Postgame Notes - MWC Championship Game
March 13, 2010
SDSU Postgame Notes
-San Diego State earns its second consecutive NCAA tournament bid ... The Aztecs earned an at-large bid a year ago, defeating DePaul in the first round, before falling to No. 2 Stanford in San Diego ... This is the program's eighth bid overall ... SDSU has now made back-to-back NCAA trips four times in program history ... First back-to-back trips since 1994-95 team.
-San Diego State is the third No. 3 seed at the MWC tournament to win the championship ... The No. 3 seed is 3-0 all-time in MWC finales.
-San Diego State is 14-30 all-time against the Utes, 2-4 vs. Utah in conference tournament action and 1-2 in the MWC championships vs. the Utes.
-San Diego State enters the NCAA tournament on a six-game win streak, its second-longest streak of the season.
-San Diego State has at least 21 wins in back-to-back seasons for the first time since the 1994-95 team won 24 and the 1993-94 squad won 26.
-SDSU shots 54.5 percent from the field, its fourth-best shooting performance of the season.
-The Aztecs outscored Utah, 12-2, in overtime to win the championship. SDSU improves to 1-1 on the season in overtime games.
Jené Morris (21 points, 2 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals) - Morris posted her sixth career 20-point game in eight career MWC tournament games... She has scored at least 20 points in four of her last five MWC tournament outings... Scored in double figures for the 26th time this year... Led the all players in steals for the third straight game after she finished with three... Morris had 12 steals in the MWC tournament, which is the conference tourney record... Morris finished with six assists for the second straight game, which is one off her season high... Recorded at least six assists for the fifth time this season...Earned her third selection to the MWC all-tournament team in three tries.
Paris Johnson (10 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 blocked shots) - Reached double figures in scoring for the fourth straight game and for the 20th time this season... Posted her 10th straight game with at least one blocked shot... Led the team in rebounding for the 14th time this year.
2010 MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM