Boxscore
San Diego St. 76, Point Loma 49
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 10:00 PM
Location - Viejas Arena, San Diego, California
Officials - Eric Curry, Ryan Holmes, Scott Thornley
Attendance - 12414

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Point Loma 30 19 49
San Diego St. 35 41 76

Recap


No. 15 San Diego State 76, Point Loma 49:
Junior guard Xavier Thames scored eight of his game-high 17 points in the second half to lead the host Aztecs to their ninth straight win.

San Diego State (9-1), playing without reigning Mountain West Player of the Year Jamaal Franklin who watched the contest on the bench in street clothes with a sore back, struggled early against the Division II Sea Lions (2-7), who trailed just 35-30 at halftime.

Senior guard Chase Tapley added 15 points for the Aztecs, including back-to-back 3-pointers that ignited a 15-6 run early in the second half and extended San Diego State's lead to a more comfortable 54-39.

Junior guard Taylor Wetherell had 10 points, making all three of his 3-point attempts, to lead Point Loma, which fell behind 9-0 at the start and never led in the game.

Forward  JJ O'Brien had six points and a game-high nine rebounds for San Diego State, which finished with a 31-22 rebounding edge.

GAME NOTEBOOK: San Diego State has won 29 straight games against teams from California. ... The Aztecs have also won 22 straight games in the month of December. ... Sophomore James Johnson, a 6-9 transfer from Virginia, made his San Diego State debut and finished with six points in 12 minutes.
 

Point Loma Sea Lions

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
TOTAL   18-49 8-16 5-8 6 16 22 10 18 4 16 1 49
  36.7% 50.0% 62.5% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 16

San Diego St. Aztecs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Xavier Thames 32:00 6-8 2-2 3-5 1 2 3 3 1 0 1 0 17
J.J. O'Brien 24:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 3 6 9 4 1 2 4 0 6
DeShawn Stephens 20:00 3-5 0-0 2-3 1 3 4 0 1 0 4 0 8
James Rahon 26:00 3-7 2-5 1-2 0 2 2 1 2 1 0 0 9
Chase Tapley 29:00 5-9 3-5 2-2 0 3 3 3 1 2 0 0 15
Ryan Staten 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Winston Shepard 20:00 1-3 0-0 1-2 0 6 6 4 1 1 0 0 3
Dwayne Polee II 18:00 1-3 0-2 1-1 0 1 1 0 1 1 3 1 3
Narbeh Ebrahimian 2:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Skylar Spencer 14:00 2-3 0-0 1-4 2 0 2 0 2 1 0 4 5
James Johnson 12:00 2-3 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 6
Jeremy Castleberry 1:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Aaron Douglas 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 28-51 7-15 13-21 8 23 31 16 11 8 12 5 76
  54.9% 46.7% 61.9% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 12