#AztecMBB-UNLV Postgame Notes
Feb. 16, 2013
San Diego State Postgame Notes
Final Score: No. rv/rv UNLV 72, No. rv/22 San Diego State 70
Records: San Diego State 18-7 overall; 6-5 MW; UNLV 19-7 overall; 6-5 MW
Next Game: Tuesday, Feb. 19 | vs. Wyoming | Viejas Arena | 7 p.m. PT | Time Warner Cable SportsNet
Chase Tapley (22 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals)
Scored a game-high 22 points... It is his third 20-point game of the season and the 14th of his career... Recahed double figures for the second straight game, 16th time this season and the 73rd time in his career... Led the Aztecs in scoring for the eighth time this season and the 28th time in his career... He has led SDSU in scoring in each of the past two games...Made four three-point field goals and now has multiple treys in three consecutive games (9-17, 52.9 percent)... Had three steals for the second consecutive game and recorded a season-high three steals for a fifth time... Went over the 1,400 point mark for his career (now has 1,410), that is the fifth highest total in school history trailing only Brandon Heath, Michael Cage, Anthony Watson and Tony Pinkins...Became the fifth Aztec player to play in 125 career games tonight, joining, D.J. Gay, Billy White, Richie Williams and Brandon Heath).
JJ O'Brien (15 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists)
Registered his second double-double of the season and fourth of his career... Reached double figures in scoring for the sixth time in the last seven games (10.7 ppg)... Established a season high in scoring in the first half alone and ended the game with 15 points, his highest output since scoring 18 points against New Mexico (1-19-11) as a member of Utah... Made his first three-point field goal of the season and first trey since Jan. 29, 2011... He had missed his last 10 three-point field goal attempts... Led the team in rebounding for the fifth time this season and led the team in assists for the fifth time this season... His seven field goals made are a season best and match his career high set against New Mexico (1-19-11).
Jamaal Franklin (11 points, 5 steals, 3 rebounds, 2 assists)
Reached double figures in scoring for the 44th time in his last 45 outings... He has 23 double-digit scoring games this season and 53 in his career... Posted a season high five steals... Had multiple assists for the 20th time this season and 33rd time in his career... Now has 1,027 career points and passed Leonard Allen for 24th place on the school's all-time list.
Skylar Spencer (2 points, 3 rebounds, 3 blocked shots)
Blocked three shots, one off of his career high... Has three or mnore blocks eight times this season, including three times in the last four games (11 total)... With 39 blocks, Spencer is now six behind the school freshman class record set by Leonard Allen (45 in 1982)... Has multiple rebounds in a career-best 10 straight games.