#AztecWBB-New Mexico Postgame Notes
March 15, 2013
LAS VEGAS -
Records: San Diego State: 26-5 overall; New Mexico: 17-14 overall
Next Game: Saturday, March 16 | vs. Fresno State or Wyoming | Thomas & Mack Center | 7 p.m. PT | CBS Sports Network
San Diego State wins its 17th straight game, which marks the second-longest unbeaten streak in program history. The 1994-95 Aztec squad owns the school record with 18 consecutive wins.
San Diego State raises its record to 26-5, matching the 1993-94 squad for most wins in school history.
San Diego State held its 15th straight opponent to below 60 points for the game.
SDSU has held a double-digit lead with 71 minutes, 32 seconds of the tournament.
San Diego State has led for 79 minutes, 10 seconds in two MW tournament games,
In two MW tournament games, the Aztecs have allowed 78 points, which is the lowest two-game total in conference history. The previous record was 82 points allowed by New Mexico in 2008, when the Lobos gave up 41 to both Brigham Young and Colorado State.
The 28-point margin of victory is the second-largest in MW semifinal history. The most lopsided MW semifinal game in history belongs to the Aztecs when they beat BYU by 30 on March 12, 2010.
SDSU held New Mexico to 11 field goals, which is tied for the fewest in MW tournament history.
San Diego State's 56-point margin of victory over the last two games is the second-largest in MW tournament history.
SDSU improves to 24-1 over its last 25 games when leading at the half. SDSU was up, 29-13, at halftime.
MW Tournament Notes
San Diego State advances to the MW championship for the second straight season and third time in the last four years.
The Aztecs have won eight of their last nine MW tournament games.
SDSU improves to 25-21 in conference tournament play and 11-11 at the MW Championship.
The Aztecs are allowing 39.0 points in two MW tournament games, which is 10.5 points less than what they allowed in conference play and 13.1 for the season coming into this afternoon.
SDSU won its sixth straight against New Mexico.
The Aztecs have captured all three meetings against the Lobos this season.
SDSU improves to 5-6 all-time against New Mexico in conference tournament action.
San Diego State limited New Mexico to 20.4 percent shooting (11-for-54).
SDSU allowed New Mexico to score 13 first-half points, marking the third straight game and eighth time this season the Aztecs have held their opponent to 20 points or less.
In two first halves alone, San Diego State has allowed 31 points and limited its foes to 12-for-57 shooting, which is 21 percent.
The Aztecs shot 80.0 percent from the free-throw line (12-for-15).
Chelsea Hopkins (14 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal)
Posted her 46th career double-figure game and 26th of the season... Logged her 18th double-double of her career and 10th of the season... Reached double figures in rebounding for the 14th of her career and 10th of the season... Led the team with 14 rebounds, which tied a career high... Her five assists led all players.
Courtney Clements (15 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocked shots, 1 steal)
Scored in double digits for the 89th time of her career and 29th time this season... Led all players with 15 points.
Malia Nahinu (10 points, 3 rebounds, 4 blocked shots)
Registered her 21st career double-figure scoring effort and 11th of the season... Led all players with four blocked shots... Has blocked at least four shots seven times this season.