Feb. 9, 2013
SAN DIEGO -
Records: San Diego State 18-5 overall; 6-3 MW; Fresno State 8-14; 2-7 MW
Next Game: Wednesday, Feb. 13 | at Colorado State | Moby Arena | 7 p.m. PT | CBS Sports Network
San Diego State has won four of its last five games, with three of the victories coming by 20 or more points. SDSU won by 21 (78-57) at Nevada on Jan. 23, by 21 (55-34) vs. New Mexico on Jan. 26 and by 22 (Feb. 9) today. On the season, seven of the Aztecs' 18 wins have been by at least 20 points.
San Diego State wins its 33rd consecutive game against teams from California. According to STATS, Inc., that is the longest active streak by any team against any state in the country (includes games since the 1996-97 season).
Junior guard Jamaal Franklin became the 28th player in school history to record 1,000 career points. He is the third player on the current Aztec roster with 1,000 points, joining Chase Tapley and James Rahon.
Franklin becomes just the 11th Aztecs player to score 1,000 career points and 500 rebounds with SDSU.
San Diego State defeats Fresno State for the sixth consecutive time.
San Diego State has won 30 straight games when leading at the half.
San Diego State has won 87 straight games when leading with five minutes to play.
San Diego State led for the final 36:49 of the game and led by double digits the last 18:43 of the contest and by 20 or more points the final 12:26.
San Diego State's 75 points were the most surrendered by a Fresno State team since Dec. 22, 2012 (UCLA 91, Fresno State 78).
San Diego State has held its opponent to less than 60 points in four of its last six games.
San Diego State scored a season-high 50 points in the second half.
The Aztecs held Fresno State to 17 points in the first half. It marked the fifth time in the last six games that SDSU has held an opponent 20 points or less in a half.
San Diego State had a 43-33 rebound advantage. The Aztecs have a had +10 rebound margin or better four of their last five games.
San Diego State has won 36 straight games when shooting 50 percent or better from the field.
San Diego State has won seven straight games and is 50-3 in its last 53 games when holding its opponent to 40 percent or less from the field.
San Diego State played 14 student-athletes tonight, 11 of whom scored a point.
In its last eight games, San Diego State opponents are 174-449 from the field (38.8 percent) and 46-153 from three-point range (30.1 percent).
San Diego State is 14-0 this season when shooting 25.0 percent or better from three-point range.
Four San Diego State players scored within the first four minutes of the game.
San Diego State wins its 33rd consecutive games against teams from California. According to STATS, Inc., that is the longest active streak by any team against any state in the country (includes games since the 1996-97 season). Below is a look at the longest active streaks.
Rk. School vs. State Streak Location of games (H-A-N) 1. San Diego State California 33 22-8-3 2. Syracuse New York 32 28-4-0 Connecticut Connecticut 32 31-1-0 4. Ohio State Pennsylvania 22 11-8-3
At 18-5 overall, San Diego State matches its third-best 23-game record in its Division I history.
San Diego State is 56-1 in its last 57 home games against teams not ranked at game time.
San Diego State owns the Mountain West Conference's best league record since the beginning of the 2008-09 season (52-19), the 2009-10 season (41-14) and the 2010-11 season (30-9).
San Diego State leads the nation with 104 football and men's basketball victories since the beginning of the 2010-11 academic year. Brigham Young and Syracuse entered the day ranked second in the category with 101.
Today's game is officially a sellout (12,414). It marks the 44th sellout for San Diego State in school history and the 19th straight regular-season home sellout for SDSU.
Steve Fisher records his 276th victory at San Diego State and his 460th overall.
Jamaal Franklin (14 points, game-high 11 rebounds)
Xavier Thames (5 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocked shots, 0 turnovers)
Chase Tapley (9 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds)
James Rahon (14 points, 2-4 3FG)
Winston Shepard (10 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists)
Skylar Spencer (6 points, 6 rebounds, 3 blocked shots)
Dwayne Polee II (8 points)