Jerica Williams and the Aztecs look for their first Surf 'N Slam title Tuesday.
Dec. 29, 2008
SDSU vs. No. 4/4 Texas Game Notes in PDF Format
Aztec Basketball Vies For Surf `N Slam Championship Tuesday vs. No. 4 Texas
The San Diego State women's basketball team will try to claim its first San Diego Surf `N Slam title Tuesday when the Aztecs take on the fourth-ranked team in the nation, undefeated Texas, at 7 p.m. PT at Cox Arena. SDSU will put its perfect 5-0 home record and current four-game win streak on the line for its final regular season non-conference contest of the 2008-09 campaign. The Aztecs are 8-3 on the year and will take on their third ranked opponent of the season in the No. 4/4 Longhorns, who enter this week as one of just eight teams in the nation without a loss.
San Diego State advanced to the championship of the Surf `N Slam for just the second time in the tournament's four-year history by defeating Sacramento State on Sunday, 75-47. Texas, meanwhile, shutdown in-state foe UTEP later in the afternoon, 79-40.
UTEP and Sacramento State will square off in the consolation game at 5 p.m. PT on Tuesday, followed by the championship game between the Aztecs and Longhorns. The title contest will feature a live audio call by Chris Ello, while a live video feed and live stats will be available for both games on the Aztecs' official website, goaztecs.com.
Game No. 12 - No. 4/4 Texas (11-0)
San Diego Surf `N Slam
-Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008; 7 p.m. PT
-Cox Arena (12,414), San Diego, Calif.
-Live media: Live audio/video, featuring Chris Ello, and live stats will be available on goaztecs.com.
-Head coaches: Beth Burns, 4th year of 2nd stint at SDSU, 17th overall; Gail Goestenkors, 2nd year at Texas, 17th overall
-Series record: Texas leads, 1-0
-Last Meeting: Texas def. San Diego State, 69-58, on Nov. 25, 1995, in Austin, Texas
Dec. 28 & 30, 2008
San Diego, Calif. (Cox Arena)
SDSU 75, Sacramento State 47
No. 4/4 Texas 79, UTEP 40
Consolation game 5 PM
UTEP vs. Sacramento State
Championship game 7 PM
No. 4/4 Texas at San Diego State