No. 17 SDSU Men's Basketball-TCU Postgame Notes

Feb. 4, 2012

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Score: [17/17] San Diego State 83, TCU 73
Records: [17/17] San Diego State 20-3, 5-1 MW; TCU 13-9, 3-4 MW
Next Game: Saturday, Feb. 11 | at UNLV | 1 p.m. PT | NBC Sports Network

• SDSU recorded its school-record seventh straight 20-win season and eighth under Steve Fisher.

• SDSU has won 44 straight home games against unranked teams.

• SDSU has won 23 straight home games vs. current Mountain West teams.

• SDSU has won 10 straight home games, which is tied for the eighth-longest streak in school history.

• SDSU has won nine straight home February games. Trends
• At 20-3, SDSU is off to its second-best start in the 91-year history of the program.

• SDSU is 6-1 after one half of Mountain West action and is alone in first place.

• San Diego State is 54-6 since the beginning of the 2010-11 campaign.

• The Aztecs are 43-4 as an AP Top-25 team and 38-4 when in the Coaches' poll.

• SDSU is 40-1 vs. unranked foes as an AP Top-25 club. The Aztecs are 36-1 vs. unranked opponents when in the Coaches' poll.

Series Notes
• SDSU has won a school-record seven straight vs. TCU, including seven in a row at home.

• SDSU improves to 12-4 overall vs. TCU and 12-1 in the Mountain West era. Game Notes
• Tonight is the eighth home sellout of the season and the 18th sellout in the last 26 home games.

• SDSU has sold out 12 straight games vs. Mountain West teams. • Tonight is the 29th sellout in Viejas Arena history.

Jamaal Franklin (24 points, career-high 11 rebounds)
Franklin notched his sixth career 20-point game, all of which have occurred this season... The guard picked up his seventh double-double in his last 10 games... He has eight career double-doubles... Matched his career high with 11 boards... The sophomore reached double figures for a career-high 11th straight game, 19th time this season and the 20th time in his career... After a 9-for-10 outing at the free-throw line tonight, is now 36 for his last 39 from the charity stripe... Tied his career high with nine made free-throws.

James Rahon (16 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists)
The junior entered tonight with 18 points in his last four games combined. Tonight he finished with 16 points... Reached double figures in scoring for the first time since the MW opener vs. UNLV... He has scored in double figures eight times this season and 19 times in his Aztec career... Matched his season high with two steals... Equaled his season high with four assists.

Chase Tapley (14 points, 5 rebounds)
The senior has scored in double figures a career-high 17 straight games, 21 times this season and 48 times in his career... Tapley entered tonight having made just one of his last 12 three-point attempts. Tonight he finished 2-for-3 from behind the arc.

DeShawn Stephens (13 points, 6 rebounds) The forward reached double figures in scoring for the first time since the San Diego Christian game... His double-digit scoring effort is his fourth of his career.

Tim Shelton (4 points, 4 assists)
Tied his career high with four assists.