No. 25/23 SDSU-San Diego Christian Postgame Notes
Nov. 13, 2012
SAN DIEGO --
Final Score: No. 25/23 San Diego State 91, San Diego Christian 57
Next Game: Saturday, November 17 | at Missouri State | 1 p.m. CT | KOGO 95.7 FM & AM 600
San Diego State won its 24th straight game vs. schools from the State of California.
The Aztecs have won eight consecutive home openers.
At the first media timeout (15:59), SDSU converted seven field goals (7-10), which equaled its first-half total vs. Syracuse on Sunday (7-29).
With 14:54 left in the first half, San Diego State scored its 19th point, which is the same amount it scored vs. Syracuse in the first half alone.
In the first half, the Aztecs scored 49 points on 19 field goals (19-37). They scored 49 vs. Syracuse on 17 buckets (17-63).
A game after recording 14 steals, the Aztecs had a season-high 15 more tonight.
All players who dressed for the game saw court time.
Jamaal Franklin (28 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 blocks, 1 steal)
Matched his career high with 10 field goals and 3 blocked shots... Recorded his seventh double-double with least 20 points and 10 rebounds... Posted his first double-double of the season and the 14th of his career... Logged his 10th 20-point scoring performance of his career... Reached double figures in scoring for the second time this season and for the 32nd time of his career... He has scored in double figures in 23 straight games, which extends his career-long streak... Led the team in scoring for the 18th time of his career and second time this year... Led the team in rebounding for the 20th time of his career and second time this season.
Chase Tapley (18 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks, 3 steals)
Eclipsed his season high for scoring and reached double figures for the first time this season (58th career)... Set a career high for blocks in a single game... Posted his second straight game with at least three steals... Finished with five assists, which is a season high and his most since having six vs. Colorado State at the MW Championship last year.
Xavier Thames (9 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal)
Rebounded from a 1-for-11 shooting performance vs. Syracuse by making 4-of-7 shots tonight... Set season highs in points and matched his season high for rebounds.
DeShawn Stephens (9 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals)
His two steals were a career high... Set season highs in points and rebounds tonight.
Dwayne Polee II (8 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block, 1 steal)
Established a season high in points, rebounds, assists, blocks and steals, while playing a season-best 20 minutes.
Skylar Spencer (7 points, 1 rebound, 1 block)
Set career highs in all categories in just his second game as an Aztec.