No. 20/20 Men's Hoops-UC San Diego Postgame Notes
Nov. 5, 2012
SAN DIEGO -
Next Game: Friday, Nov. 9, vs. No. 9/9 Syracuse (Battle on the Midway), 5 p.m. PT
San Diego State won its 20th consecutive exhibition game.
Tonight's game was sold out (12,414). It marks the second straight time the Aztecs have sold out an exhibition game in school history.
The Aztecs went with the same starting five for the second straight exhibition game (DeShawn Stephens, Chase Tapley, Jamaal Franklin, Xavier Thames, JJ O'Brien).
SDSU shot 49.2 percent from the field after shooting 49.0 percent vs. Cal State San Marcos.
Held UC San Diego to 36.8 percent shooting after holding Cal State San Marcos to 30.0 percent accuracy from the field.
The Aztecs shot 75 percent (12-for-16) from the free-throw line after going 14-for-22 (63.6 percent) vs. Cal State San Marcos.
San Diego Stat held a 23-5 advantage in points off turnovers and outscored UCSD, 40-22, in the paint.
All 15 players who suited logged minutes and 11 of the 15 scored at least two points.
No starter played more than 24 minutes.
Chase Tapley (15 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 blocked shot, 1 steal)
Reached double figures in scoring for the second time in two exhibition games... Led the team in scoring for the second time in 2012... Shared game-high honors with three assists.
JJ O'Brien (10 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 5 steals)
Reached double figures in scoring for the first time as an Aztec despite it being an exhibition contest... Led all Aztecs with six rebounds... Led all players with five steals, which would have been a career high... His career high is two steals.
Jamaal Franklin (13 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists)
Scored in double figures for the first time during the exhibition season... Shared game-high honors with three assists.
Winston Shepard (8 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 blocked shots)
Fourth on the team in scoring with eight points... His four rebounds were tied for the third most on the team... He blocked a game-high three shots in 18 minutes off the bench.
Skylar Spencer (6 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist)
Grabbed five rebounds, which was the second-highest figure on the team.