#AztecWBB-Nevada Postgame Notes

March 14, 2013

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Final Score: rv/rv San Diego State 67, Nevada 39
Records: San Diego State: 25-5 overall; Nevada: 8-23 overall
Next Game: Friday, March 15 | vs. New Mexico or UNLV | Thomas & Mack Center | Noon PT

General Notes

• San Diego State wins its 16th straight game, which marks the second-longest unbeaten streak in program history

• San Diego State raises its record to 25-5, marking the fifth time in school history the Aztecs have notched 25 wins.

• The Aztecs are just one win shy of matching the school record of 26 victories set by the 1993-94 squad.

• San Diego State held its 14th straight opponent to below 60 points for the game.

• The 39 points allowed matches the second-fewest allowed by the Aztecs this season (39 at UNM, 30 vs. CS Dominguez Hills).

• SDSU improves to 23-1 over its last 24 games when leading at the half. SDSU was up, 32-18, at halftime.

MW Tournament Notes

• San Diego State advances to the MW semifinals for the second year in a row and.

• The Aztecs improve to 24-21 in conference tournament play and 10-11 at the MW Championship.

• SDSU improves to 5-3 in MW quarterfinal games under Beth Burns.

Series Notes

• SDSU improves to 6-3 all-time vs. Nevada.
• The Aztecs have captured all three meetings against the Wolf Pack this season.
• SDSU defeats the Wolf Pack in the first meeting between the two teams at a neutral site.
• In the previous two meetings this year, SDSU defeated Nevada by a combined 25 points. Today's margin was 28.

Game Notes

• Forced 23 Nevada turnovers, 15 of which came off San Diego State steals. The 15 steals matched a season high for SDSU (15 vs. New Mexico, 2-27-13) and were the second-most in an MW quarterfinal. The 23 turnovers tied an MW Championship quarterfinal record.

• SDSU owned a 29-3 advantage in points off turnovers and a 14-2 advantage in fast-break points.

Individual Notes

Chelsea Hopkins (4 points, 6 rebounds, 14 assists, 4 steals)
Set the MW Championship single-game record for assists with 14... It is also the senior class record for most assists in a single MW Championship game... She had 12 assists, which gave her the record, in the first half... She assisted on all of SDSU's 12 first-half field goals... Her 14 assists for the game is a new career high... Had a game-high four steals, which was one off her career high.

Courtney Clements (15 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 blocked shot, 3 steals)
Posted her 88th career double-figure scoring game and her 27th this season... She has now scored in double figures 15 straight games, which extends a season-long streak... Shared game-high honors with 15 points.

Erimma Amarikwa (15 points, 10 rebounds, 3 blocked shots)
Tied her career high with three blocked shots... Logged her 16th double-figure scoring effort of her career ... Her double-double was the third of her career and of the season... Her game-high 15 points were two off her career high.