SDSU Women's Basketball-Air Force Postgame Notes

March 7, 2012

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(8) Air Force-(1) San Diego State Postgame NotesGet Acrobat Reader

Score: San Diego State 68, Air Force 58
Records: San Diego State 23-6, Air Force 6-24
Next Game: Friday, March 9 | vs. (4) TCU/(5) Wyoming | Noon PT | The Mtn. HD, Channel 4 San Diego HD

Team Notes

• The Aztecs won their 23rd game of the season, which ties for the seven-most victories in program history.

• San Diego State improved to 22-0 when leading with five minutes to play.

• With the win, SDSU is set to play in the semifinals of the MW Championship for the fourth time in the last five seasons.

• SDSU has won its opening MW Championship game for the fourth time in the last five seasons.

• Over the last five seasons, SDSU is 8-4 in the Mountain West tournament.

• SDSU improves to 2-1 in neutral-site games.

• San Diego State improves to 21-21 all-time in conference tournament games.

• The Aztecs improve to 13-13 all-time in their first game of a conference tournament.

• SDSU improves to 10-9 vs. current MW members in conference tournament action.

Series Notes

• SDSU improves to 25-6 all-time and 1-0 in conference tournament games vs. Air Force.

• The Aztecs have won four straight in the series and 10 of the last 11 meetings.

Player Notes

Chelsea Hopkins (game-high 19 points, 8 rebounds, game-high 6 assists, game-high 3 steals)
Scored in double figures for the third straight game and for the 16th time this season... Her 19 points were two off her career high... Had at least six assist in seven straight games... Had at least three steals in four straight games... Her nine free throws were one shy of her career high.

Courtney Clements (18 points, career-high 11 rebounds)
Posted her second career double-double... Both double-doubles have come against Air Force... The 11 rebounds were a career high... 14 of her 18 points came in the second half... Grabbed nine rebounds in the second half... Reached double figures in scoring for the fifth straight game 25th time this season, and for the 57th time of her career.