No. 17/15 Men's Hoops-Texas Southern Postgame Notes
Dec. 3, 2012
No. 17/15 San Diego State-Texas Southern Postgame Notes
Final Score: No. 17/15 San Diego State 74, Texas Southern 62
Next Game: Thursday, December 6 | vs. UC Santa Barbara | Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl (San Diego, Calif.) | 7 p.m. PT | TWCSN
* San Diego State won its sixth consecutive game, which is the 13th-longest streak in program history.
* The Aztecs won their 19th straight game in the month of December. * SDSU won its ninth straight non-conference home game, which is the seventh-longest streak in school history.
* San Diego State finished 15-for-17 from the free-throw line (88.2 percent) and is now 28-for-31 (90.3 percent) from the charity stripe over the past two games.
* The Aztecs improved to 2-0 vs. Texas Southern and 5-0 all-time vs. the SWAC.
* Chase Tapley, after missing the game at USC and coming off the bench vs. UCLA, was inserted back into the starting lineup.
* SDSU went with its opening-day starting lineup of Jamaal Franklin, JJ O'Brien, DeShawn Stephens, Tapley and Xavier Thames. This lineup started the game for the fifth time this season.
Jamaal Franklin (18 points, 15 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 blocks)
* Secured his fourth double-double of his career (17th career)... Set a season high for rebounds in a game... Logged his seventh double-figure scoring performance of the season and 28th straight (37th career)... Made at least one three-point field goal for the sixth straight game... Led the team in scoring for the seventh time this season (23rd career)... Led the team in rebounding for the sixth time this year (24th career).
Chase Tapley (16 points, 5 assists, 2 blocks)
* Turned in his third double-figure scoring effort of the year (60th career)... Connected on a three-pointer for the fifth straight game... Made multiple threes for the third time this season... Tied his season high with five assists.
DeShawn Stephens (13 points, 5 rebounds)
* Scored in double figures for the second straight game, marking the first time he has accomplished the feat... Established a season high for scoring tonight... It is his third double-figure scoring game of the season and seventh of his career... SDSU improves to 7-0 when he scores in double figures.
Dwayne Polee II (10 points, 4-for-4 FTs)
* Set a San Diego State career high for points scored... The double-figure scoring performance is his first as an Aztec and sixth of his career... Matched his career high with four free-throws.
Xavier Thames (6 points, 6-for-6 FTs)
* Set a season high with six free-throws made... He was 6-for-6 tonight.