No. 24/25 SDSU M. Hoops-Wyoming Postgame Notes

Feb. 22, 2012

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Score: [24/25] San Diego State 67, Wyoming 58 (OT)
Records: [24/25] San Diego State 21-6, 7-4 MW; Wyoming 18-9, 4-7 MW
Next Game: Saturday, Feb. 25 | vs. Colorado State | 7 p.m. PT | The Mtn., Channel 4 San Diego

• SDSU won its fourth straight overtime game and 13th in its last 14 OT contests.

• SDSU has won all three overtime games this season.

• At 21-6, SDSU matches its fifth-best start in the 91-year history of the program (1938-39, 1967-68, 1984-85).

• SDSU avoids its first four-game losing streak since the 2004-05 campaign (Feb. 21-March 5, 2005).

• SDSU has defeated Wyoming a program-best five straight times.

• SDSU has defeated Wyoming five straight times at Viejas Arena, which matches the Aztecs' longest home winning streak vs. the Cowboys (1993-97).

• SDSU has defeated Wyoming eight of the last 10 meetings that have occurred in San Diego.

• SDSU has swept the season series for the second straight year, which marks a first for the Aztecs in the history of the series.

Series Notes
• SDSU, which has defeated Wyoming five straight times, still trails the all-time series, 37-34.

• SDSU improves to 16-13 vs. Wyoming during the Mountain West era.

• SDSU improves to 21-11 at home vs. Wyoming.

Game Notes
• The Aztecs got 24 points from their bench in Garrett Green (14), DeShawn Stephens (8) and LaBradford Franklin (2)... The trio was 11-for-16 from the floor, and added 12 rebounds and four assists in 53 minutes.

Garrett Green (14 points, 6-for-6 FG's, 3 rebounds)
Reached double figures in scoring for the sixth time this season and for the 15th time in his career... His double-digit scoring effort is his first of the Mountain West campaign and first since scoring 14 vs. San Diego Christian... The 14 points tied a season high... Led the team in scoring for the first time this season.

Jamaal Franklin (12 points, 5 rebounds)
Reached double figures in scoring for a career-high 14th consecutive outing... He has 22 double-figure scoring efforts this season and 23 in his career.

Tim Shelton (10 points, 7 rebounds)
Reached double figures in scoring for the third straight game... The last time he scored at least 10 points in three straight outings was back on Dec. 6, 2008, vs. San Diego (12 points), Dec. 10, 2008, at Arizona (13 points) and Dec. 13, 2008, vs. Saint Mary's (17 points)... Shelton did not have a double-digit scoring game from March 3, 2009, through Jan. 14, 2012; he now has three straight... His double-figure scoring effort is his third of the season and his 15th of his career.

Chase Tapley (10 points, 2-3 3PT's)
Reached double figures in scoring for the 24th time this season and 51st time of his career... Has connected on multiple three-point field goals in 16 of the last 21 games... The guard has made at least one three-pointer in 25 of his last 26 games.

Xavier Thames (9 points, 6 assists, 2 steals)
Had six assists and now has 23 over his last four games (5.8 per game).

DeShawn Stephens (8 points, 7 rebounds)
Grabbed seven rebounds in 18 minutes off the bench, his most since he grabbed eight against San Diego Christian.

LaBradford Franklin (2 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists)
Had four assists in 15 minutes off the bench, just one short of his season high... He had just four assists in his previous four games combined.