No. 13/15 SDSU-New Mexico Postgame Notes

Feb. 15, 2012

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Score: [rv/rv] New Mexico 77, [13/15] San Diego State 67
Records: [13/15] San Diego State 20-5, 6-3 MW; [rv/rv] New Mexico 21-4, 7-2 MW
Next Game: Saturday, Feb. 18 | at Air Force | 2:00 p.m. MT | NBC Sports Network

• SDSU has dropped consecutive games for the first time in 80 games.

• SDSU had its 44-game home winning streak vs. unranked teams snapped.

• SDSU had its 41-game winning streak of holding opponents to under 50 percent shooting snapped.

• SDSU had its 23-game home winning streak vs. current Mountain West teams snapped.

• SDSU had its 10-game home winning streak snapped.

• SDSU had its nine-game home February winning streak snapped.

• SDSU had its four-game winning streak vs. New Mexico snapped.

• SDSU has its four-game home winning streak vs. New Mexico snapped.

• At 20-5, SDSU matches its second-best start in the 91-year history of the program (1984-85).

• SDSU is 43-6 as an AP Top-25 team and 38-6 when it is ranked in the Coaches' poll.

• San Diego State is 54-8 since the beginning of the 2010-11 campaign.

• SDSU is 40-2 vs. unranked foes as an AP Top-25 club. The Aztecs are 36-2 vs. unranked opponents when in the Coaches' poll.

Series Notes
• Despite the loss, San Diego State is 11-4 against New Mexico since 2005-06.

• The Aztecs dropped to 21-12 all-time vs. New Mexico at home.

Jamaal Franklin (16 points, 10 rebounds)
Recorded his eighth double-double of the season and ninth of his career... Has a double-double in eight of his last 12 games... The sophomore reached double figures for a career-high 13th straight game, 21st time this season and the 22nd time in his career... Led the team in rebounding for the 12th time this season and of his career... He has led the team in rebounding seven straight games.

Tim Shelton (13 points, 2 charges drawn)
Scored a season-high 13 points... Tallied his most points scored since his redshirt freshman season (14 vs. Colorado State, March 4, 2009)... Recorded a season high for points in the first half alone (11)... Connected on his first three-point field goal of the season and first since the 2011 MWC Championship game vs. BYU (March 12, 2011)... Made a career-high four free throws in the first half and finished with four for the game... Posted his 13th career double-figure scoring effort; it was his first of the season... Drew two charges, giving him 27 on the season.

James Rahon (11 points)
Recorded his ninth double-figure scoring game of the season and his 20th of his Aztec career.

Garrett Green (9 points, 2 blocks)
Produced his most points of the Mountain West season and most since scoring 14 vs. San Diego Christian... Had a season-high two blocks and tied his career-high (previously done four times while with LSU).