#AztecMBB at Boise State Postgame Notes
March 9, 2013
San Diego State Postgame Notes
Final Score: Boise State 69, No. --/rv San Diego State 65
Records: San Diego State 21-9 overall; 9-7 MW; Boise State 21-9 overall; 9-7 MW
Next Game: Wed., March 13 | vs. 5th-seed Boise State | MWC Tourney Quarterfinals | Thomas & Mack Center | 9 p.m. PT
Xavier Thames - team-high 18 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals
The junior point guard had his second highest scoring game of the season (19 vs. UCLA on 12-1-12) and has scored in double figures in consecutive games for the first time since 12-23-12 and 12-25-12 (prior to his back injury)... Thames led the team in scoring of the second time this season (vs. Point Loma Nazarene, 12-18-12)... He reached double figures for the 13th time this season and the 30th time in his career... He had a pair of steals and now has a theft in a season-long six consecutive games (nine total)... Made a pair of three-point field goals and now has a trey in four consecutive contests... Made 11 field goals in his last two games, his highest two-game total of the season... Was a team-best +7 in hockey +/-.
Chase Tapley - 17 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals
The senior reached double-figures in scoring for the second straight game, the 19th time this season and the 76th time in his career... He has 17 or more points in three of his last six games... Had multiple steals in a game for the second straight game, 11th time this season and 46th time in his career... 14 of his 17 points came after intermission... Had a three-point field goal for the fourth straight game... Has 1,468 career points and needs just seven more to tie Tony Pinkins (1955-56-57) for fourth place on the school's all-time scoring chart... Made his 110th start to move into a tie for fifth place on the school's chart (Leonard Allen, 1982-83-84-85).
Jamaal Franklin - 15 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal
The junior posted his second consecutive double-double (first time since 1-2-13 and 1-9-13), 12th double-double of the season and 25th double-double of his career... The 12 double-doubles this season are tied for the eighth highest total in school history (Franklin in 2011-12 and Aerick Sanders in 2003-04)... His 25 career double-doubles are fifth all time, one behind Joel Kramer's 26... Led the team in rebounding for the fifth straight game, 22nd time this season and 40th time in his career... He reached double-figures in scoring for the 17th straight game, and 48th time in his last 49 games... He has scored 10+ 28 times this season and 58 times in his career... He has 12 or more rebounds in 10 games this season... Pulled down 48 rebounds in his last four games (12.0 rpg)... Scored 15 or more points in four of his last five contests... Moved into 18th place on the school's career scoring chart with 1,113 points... Next up is D.J. Gay with 1,178 points... Now has 566 career rebounds to pass Malcolm Thomas for 13th place in the Division I era.