No. 17/16 #AztecMBB-No. 3/3 Arizona Postgame Notes
Dec. 25, 2012
Next Game: Wednesday, Jan. 2 | vs. CSU Bakersfield | Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl | 7 p.m. PT | Time Warner Cable SportsNet
The Aztecs had their 11-game winning streak vs. the Pac-12 Conference snapped and fall to 2-1 vs. the league this season.
SDSU dropped its first game in seven tries vs. Pac-12 opposition in games played away from San Diego.
San Diego State had its 24-game December winning streak stopped.
The Aztecs had their 11-game winning streak halted tonight.
SDSU also had its 11-game non-conference winning streak stopped.
At 11-2, San Diego State is off to its second-best start in school history and is where the 2011-12 team was at this point a year ago.
SDSU is 12-1 in its last 13 games at multi-team in-season events.
San Diego State had 14 assists on 24 buckets.
The Aztecs outrebounded Arizona (34-32), had more assists (14-10), shot better from the field (43.6 percent-37.3 percent), shot better from the free-throw line (15-for-18 - 19-for-27), had more field goals (24-22), had more blocks (8-3), had more steals (3-1) and more points in the paint (36-26).
Chase Tapley (19 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks, 1 steal)
Xavier Thames (11 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block, 1 steal)
Jamaal Franklin (9 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal)
JJ O'Brien (10 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist)
Skylar Spencer (6 points, 2 rebounds, 3 blocked shots)
Winston Shepard (5 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 blocked shot)