Game Day Update for No. 13/14 SDSU at No. 14/16 UNLV

Feb. 11, 2012

SAN DIEGO STATE (20-3/6-1 MW) at [14/16] UNLV (21-4/5-2 MW)

BREAKDOWN
Category              San Diego State       UNLV
Overall Record                   20-3       21-4
Streak                          Won 2       Lost 1
Mountain West                 6-1/1st       5-2/T-2nd
Top 25 (AP/Coaches)             13/14       14/16
RPI (entering today)               19       10
Sagarin (entering today)           49       15
Next Game         vs. New Mexico, Wed.      at TCU, Tue.

Gameday Tidbits

* Today's game will tipoff at 1:05 p.m. PT.

* The San Diego State locker room is closed. Aztec postgame interviews will take place in the loading dock tunnel entrance just inside the media entrance of Thomas & Mack Center. San Diego State quotes will be available through the SDSU media relations office and broadcast quality postgame sound will be available through a secure website. Contact a member of the SDSU media relations staff for additional information.

Capacity Crowd
* San Diego State is 26-4 in its last 30 games played in front of sold out crowds.

* This will mark the third consecutive game the Aztecs have played in front of a capacity crowd and the sixth time in the last eight games that SDSU has played at a sold-out venue.

Winning Streaks At Stake On Saturday

* San Diego State has won seven straight games at Thomas & Mack Center (dating back 759 days to Jan. 13, 2010).

* San Diego State has won a school-record six consecutive games against UNLV  (second-longest active streak to New Mexico State, 9).

* San Diego State has won a school-record three straight games against UNLV at Thomas & Mack Center. SDSU is also 5-1 in its last six encounters with the Rebels in Las Vegas.

* San Diego State has won four straight games when wearing its black uniforms (12-2 in black since the beginning of the 2010-11 campaign).

* San Diego State has won its last three encounters with teams ranked in the AP Top-25 poll at game time. That is a school record and is the second-longest streak nationally (Kentucky, 4).

* San Diego State has won two straight games overall.

CHYRON UPDATES

San Diego State Best Starts In School History (91 seasons)
Rk.          Season      23-Game Record        24-Game Record
1.           2010-11               22-1                  23-1
2.           2011-12               20-3                       
3.           1966-67               19-4                  20-4
             1940-41               19-4                  19-5
5.           1984-85               18-5                  19-5
             1981-82               18-5                  18-6
             1967-67               18-5                  19-5
             1955-56               18-5                  19-5
             1965-66               18-5                  19-5
             1964-65               18-5                  18-6

Highest Ranked RPI Teams This Season,
Conference Games Only (entering today)
Rk.           School             RPI
1.            Kansas             0.7160
2.            San Diego State    0.6951
3.            Syracuse           0.6941
4.            Missouri           0.6881
5.            Notre Dame         0.6873

Highest MBB Winning Percentages,
Since Beginning of 2010-11 Season (entering today)
Rk.           School               W            L              Pct.
1.            Ohio State           55           6              90.2
2.            San Diego State      54           6              90.0
3.            Kansas               54           8              87.1
4.            Duke                 52           9              85.2
5.            Syracuse             51           9              85.0
6.            Kentucky             53          10              84.1
7.            Harvard              44           9              83.0
8.            Brigham Young        52          11              82.5
9.            Murray State         46          10              82.1
10.           Wichita State        50          12              80.6
Highest MBB Winning Percentages,
Since Beginning of 2008-09 Season (entering today)
Rk.          School              W          L           Pct.
1.           Kansas            114         19           85.7
2.           Duke              117         21           84.8
3.           Syracuse          109         24           82.0
4.           Brigham Young     107         25           81.1
5.           Ohio State        106         25           80.9
6.           San Diego State   105         25           80.8
7.           Saint Mary's      103         25           80.5
8.           Kentucky          110         27           80.3
9.           Gonzaga            99         27           78.6
10.          Murray State       96         27           78.0
Highest MBB Winning Percentages, Pacific Time Zone Teams
Since Beginning of 2008-09 Season (entering today)
Rk.           School                W            L       Pct.
1.            San Diego State     105           25       80.8
2.            Saint Mary's        103           25       80.5
3.            Gonzaga              99           27       78.6
4.            UNLV                 91           33       73.4
5.            Washington           92           38       70.8
Highest Winning Percentage in Football and Men's Basketball,
Since Beginning of 2010 Football Season (entering today)
Rk.          School               W            L           Pct.
1.           San Diego State     71           15           82.6
2.           Ohio State          61           14           81.3
3.           Brigham Young       69           20           77.5
4.           Wisconsin           66           20           76.7
5.           Syracuse            64           21           75.3
6.           Missouri            63           21           75.0
7.           Southern Miss.      62           21           74.7
8.           Temple              61           21           74.4
9.           North Carolina      64           23           73.6
10.          Alabama             63           23           73.3