Chase Tapley led the Aztecs (18-7, 6-5) with 22 points and six rebounds. JJ O'Brien added 15 points, all in the first half, and 11 rebounds.
As A Sophomore (2011-12 Season) MW Rankings: 3rd in free-throw percentage, 3rd in minutes played, 5th in assists, 5th in assist-to-turnover ratio, 19th in scoring NCAA Rankings: 80th in free-throw percentage, 130th in assists per game, 171st in assist-to-turnover ratio
Earned honorable mention all-Mountain West accolades... Played in 31 games and earned the starting nod 30 times... One of three to average double figures in scoring at 10.1 points... Led the team in assists with 128 and assist average (4.1)... Also led the team in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.64)... Was SDSU's top free-throw shooter among those with 50 or more attempts at 82.8 percent... Grabbed 3.2 rebounds per game... Scored in double figures 13 times and poured in 20 or more points three times... Led the team in scoring three times, rebounding three times and assists 21 times... Had at least six assists 10 times... Finished the season with 128 assists, which is the 16th-most in SDSU single-season history and the third-most by a sophomore... Ended the season by making 24 of his last 25 free-throw attempts... Had 16 points and eight assists in his first game as an Aztec vs. Bryant (11-11-11)... Finished with 10 points and four assists at No. 11/12 Baylor (11-15-11)... Went the length of the floor and hit the game-winning layup with less than two seconds left vs. USC (11-17-11); he finished with 12 points and a game-high four assists... Had one of his best games of his career as he went for 20 points and 10 rebounds, for his first career double-double, and added a game-high six assists at UC Santa Barbara (11-26-11)... In 41 minutes vs. the Gauchos, he made a career-best 13 free throws and committed just one turnover... Recorded his second straight 20-point game with a then career-high 21 points on a personal-record seven field goals vs. No. rv/22 Creighton (11-30-11); he also added a game-high six assists... Finished with a game-high seven assists vs. No. 24/23 California (12-4-11)... Registered his second double-double with 11 points and a game-high 11 assists at San Diego (12-7-11)... His points-assists double-double and his double-digit assist game were SDSU's first since March 1, 2008... The 11 assists were the most in a road game since Dec. 1, 1986... Missed three games (Elon, Redlands, San Diego Christian) due to a strained right MCL suffered at practice... Scored a career-high 22 points on a career-high seven field goals, including a personal-record three three-pointers, and added four assists against one turnover at New Mexico (1-18-12)... Made all six free throws and finished with 10 points, a team-high three assists and zero miscues at Colorado State (1-28-12)... Recorded a game-high eight assists and grabbed six rebounds at No. 14/16 UNLV (2-11-12)... Went for nine points, a game-high six assists and a game-high two steals vs. Wyoming (2-22-12)... Scored all 15 of his points in the second half vs. Colorado State (2-25-12) to spark SDSU's successful rally... Enjoyed a near perfect shooting night by going 7-for-8 from the field and 2-for-2 from the free-throw line en route to 16 points at TCU (3-3-12); he also grabbed seven rebounds... Knocked down both of his three-point field goal attempts and finished with 14 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. Boise State in the MW quarterfinals (3-8-12)... Finished with seven points and six rebounds vs. Colorado State (3-9-12) in the semifinals of the MW Championship... Turned in five points and three rebounds vs. North Carolina State (3-16-12) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
As A Redshirt (2010-11 Season)
Sat out after transferring from Washington State prior to the 2010-11 campaign... Practiced with the team the entire season.
As A Freshman at Washington State (2009-10 Season) Played in all of Washington State's 31 games, while making four starts... The Cougars finished with a 16-15 record (6-12 Pac-10)... Three of his four starts came during Pac-10 Conference play (at Arizona State, at Washington, vs. UCLA)... Averaged 4.6 points and 1.5 rebounds... Was the first player off the bench 10 times... Played at least 12 minutes in 29 of WSU's 31 contests... Had four double-figure scoring games, the first of which came at No. 17 Gonzaga (12-2-09) when he scored 11 points... Prior to the Gonzaga game, he helped the Cougars to the 2009 Great Alaska Shootout title... In the championship game vs. San Diego (11-28-09), he had a career-high five assists... Scored 11 points vs. Oregon (12-31-09) in the Pac-10 opener... Finished with 10 points vs. California (1-14-10)... His best game of his career came in his start at Washington (1-30-10)... He made a career-high six field goals en route to a personal-best 15 points; he also played a career-high 26 minutes vs. the Huskies... Grabbed a career-high four rebounds vs. Stanford (1-16-10) and at UCLA (1-23-10)... Recorded a career-high three steals vs. Oregon State (1-2-10) and had at least one steal in the final five games of the season (1.6 spg).
High School Earned three letters and was a three-year team captain as point guard at Pleasant Grove High School... Was a top-20 point guard in the class of 2009... Helped the team advance to the third round of playoffs as a senior before losing on a buzzer beater... The team finished 25-6... Was named a first-team all-league and first-team all-city selection... Averaged 21 points, six assists, six rebounds and three steals a game... Voted team MVP as a junior while leading team to 16-14 record... Honored as a first-team all-league and second-team all-city pick... Averaged 26 points, six assists, five rebounds and three steals a game... Averaged 20 points, four assists, five rebounds and four steals a game while earning first team All-Delta River League honors as a sophomore... Played football during his first two years of high school and was a wide receiver and free safety... Received interest from Arizona, Iowa State, Colorado, Oregon State and Saint Mary's.