Dec. 15, 2012
SAN DIEGO -
Next Game: Tuesday, December 18 | vs. Point Loma Nazarene | Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl | 7 p.m. PT | FS San Diego
San Diego State wins its 28th straight vs. teams from California, which is the longest active streak nationally and is the longest such streak since 1996-97.
SDSU wins its 21st straight game in the month of December. That entered today as the third-longest streak in the country.
The Aztecs win their eighth straight game overall and seventh straight home contest.
San Diego State wins its 31st straight regular-season game vs. unranked non-conference foes and improves to 51-1 in its last 52 home games vs. unranked teams.
San Diego State has won 28 straight home games during the month of December.
The 8-1 start is tied for the second-best start in Division I history (1970-71). This is the sixth time SDSU has won eight of its first nine games.
This is the Aztecs' best start to a season since 2010-11 when that team opened with an unblemished 9-0 record after nine games.
San Diego State has won 20 straight games when leading at the half. Under Steve Fisher, the Aztecs are 200-40 when owning a lead after 20 minutes.
San Diego State has won 78 straight games when leading with five minutes to play.
For the sixth time this season, San Diego State won a game in which it did not trail in the second half.
SDSU was 16-for-19 (84.2 percent) from the free-throw line. In their last four games, the Aztecs are 59-for-71 (83.1 percent).
San Diego State shot 52.0 percent (26-for-50) from the field tonight. SDSU has now won 32 straight games when shooting 50 percent or better and is 103-14 in the Steve Fisher era when doing so.
The Aztecs held San Diego to just 38.3 percent shooting (23-for-60). San Diego State is 41-2 over its last 43 games when its opponent shoots 40 percent or worse and 130-15 in the Steve Fisher era when limiting the opposition to 40 percent or less.
San Diego State wins its seventh straight vs. San Diego.
The current seven-game winning streak over the Toreros is the longest for either team in series history. SDSU won six in a row from 1979-84 and was the home team in each of those games.
SDSU pockets its sixth straight victory over USD in games played at Viejas Arena.
The Aztecs improve to 27-17 vs. San Diego and 19-8 when they are the designated home team.
Chase Tapley (15 points, 2 blocks)
Jamaal Franklin (14 points, 8 rebounds)
DeShawn Stephens (11 points, 6 rebounds, 5-5 FGs)
JJ O'Brien (8 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals)
Xavier Thames (8 points, 3 assists)
Skylar Spencer (3 points, 3 blocks)