Game Day Update for No. 24/25 SDSU vs. Wyoming

Feb. 22, 2012

SAN DIEGO - WYOMING (18-8; 4-6 MW) at [24/25] SAN DIEGO STATE (20-6; 6-4 MW)

BREAKDOWN
Category                      Wyoming             San Diego State
Overall Record                   18-8                        20-6
Streak                         Lost 3                      Lost 3
Mountain West                 4-6/6th                   6-4/T-2nd
Top 25 (AP/Coaches)             --/--                       24/25
RPI (entering today)               85                          35
Sagarin (entering today)           66                          51
Next Game       vs. Boise State, Sat.    vs. Colorado State, Sat.

Gameday Tidbits
* Today's game will tipoff at 7:32 p.m. PT.
* For the second consecutive season, San Diego State forward Tim Shelton has written and performed a song about the Aztec basketball team. A 45-second version of the 3:10 song will played as the intro video prior to the announcement of the San Diego State starting lineup. This year's song, entitled "Aztec Motto" will be played for the sixth consecutive home game today.
* San Diego State postgame interviews will take place on the mezzanine level room of Viejas Arena (credential required). Wyoming postgame interviews will take place outside its locker room in the North Corridor. Quotes will be provided from both postgame media gatherings.

12,414
* Saturday's San Diego State-Colorado State game is sold out. The official attendance for the game is 12,414.
* This is the 10th home sellout of the season and the 20th time in the last 28 home games.
* The Aztecs have sold out 14 consecutive games against Mountain West Conference opponents.
* It is the 31st sellout in Viejas Arena history.

Jamaal, Garrett Update
* San Diego State sophomore Jamaal Franklin and senior center Garrett Green are both expected to see action tonight.
* Franklin suffered a sprained left ankle one week ago tonight in the closing moments in the game against New Mexico. He did not play on Saturday at Air Force and has been extremely limited in practice since the injury.
* Green suffered a sprained left ankle midway through the second half of the game at Air Force. He was not able to return and was very limited in practice yesterday. Green was a team-best plus-minus rating of +11 in Saturday's game prior to the injury.

Women Are The Champions
* San Diego State claimed at least a share of the Mountain West Conference women's basketball championship with a 68-55 victory at Wyoming last night.
* The team will be honored in the first half, during the four-minute media time out, of tonight's game.
* The Aztecs are now 21-5 overall and 11-1 in Mountain West Conference play.
* The Aztecs play at Colorado State on Saturday at 1 p.m. PT.

CHYRON UPDATES

Highest MBB Winning Percentages,
Since Beginning of 2010-11 Season (entering today)
Rk.         School               W           L            Pct.
1.          Kansas              57           8            87.7
2.          Ohio State          57           8            87.7
3.          Duke                55           9            85.9
4.          San Diego State     54           9            85.7
            Syracuse            54           9            85.7
6.          Kentucky            56          10            84.8
7.          Brigham Young       55          11            83.3
8.          Murray State        49          10            83.1
9.          Harvard             46          10            82.1
10.         North Carolina      53          12            81.5
            Wichita State       53          12            81.5

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           18           79.8
2.          Ohio State          63           16           79.7
3.          Brigham Young       72           20           78.3
            Syracuse            67           21           76.1
4.          Wisconsin           67           21           76.1
8.          Temple              64           21           75.3
6.          Missouri            66           22           75.0
9.          North Carolina      68           23           74.7
7.          Southern Miss.      64           22           74.4
10.         Kentucky            67           24           73.6

OTHER SAN DIEGO STATE RANKINGS
Category                                                National Rank
MBB Winning Percentage, since beginning of 2009-10 season         8th
MBB Winning Percentage, since beginning of 2008-09 season         8th

Mountain West Conference Standings (entering today)
Rk.          School            MWC           GB        Overall
1.           New Mexico        8-3           -          22-5
2.           San Diego State   6-4          1.5         20-6
             UNLV              6-4          1.5         22-6
4.           Colorado State    6-5          2           17-9
5.           TCU               5-5          2.5        15-11
6.           Wyoming           4-6          3.5         18-8
7.           Air Force         3-7          4.5        13-11
             Boise State       3-7          4.5        13-12

TODAY'S MOUNTAIN WEST GAMES
TCU at Air Force, 5 p.m. PT
Boise State at UNLV, 7:15 p.m. PT
Wyoming at San Diego State, 7:30 p.m. PT