San Diego State vs. New Mexico: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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San Diego State vs. New Mexico: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
San Diego State 60
(20-8, 6-6 away)
(14) New Mexico 70
(24-4, 16-1 home)
Venue: The Pit
10:15PM ET / 7:15PM PT, February 27, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
San Diego State 26 34 60
New Mexico 28 42 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
San Diego State J Franklin 16 J Franklin 9 W Shepard 3
New Mexico A Kirk 25 A Kirk 7 K Williams 8

On Wednesday, Feb. 27, San Diego State lost on their home court to No. 14 New Mexico 70-60 in conference play. With the loss, the Aztecs are now 1-3 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. The Aztecs got a team-high 16 points and nine rebounds from Jamaal Franklin. DeShawn Stephens had eight points and added seven rebounds. For the Lobos, Alex Kirk finished with a season-high 25 points and seven rebounds (3 Ast 3 Blk). Next up for San Diego State (20-8, 8-6 MWC) is Air Force (15-10, 7-6 MWC) on Wednesday, Mar. 6 at home.

San Diego State Game Notes

  • San Diego State started 20-8 during the 2009, 2008, 2006, and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • Prior to this game, SDSU played 24 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 10-14.
  • The Aztecs have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-5) after having a three-point percentage of 17.4 percent or worse.
  • San Diego State has lost 83 percent of the time this season (1-5) after recording seven or fewer assists.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 47.7 percent or better this season, San Diego State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • The Aztecs have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past five games.
  • The top two rebounders (Jamaal Franklin and J.J. O`Brien) accounted for 47.2 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jamaal Franklin has led the team in scoring 17 times and in rebounding 19 times in 28 games this season.
  • Jamaal Franklin has five straight double-digit point games.

New Mexico Game Notes

  • Alex Kirk accounted for 35.7 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Alex Kirk and Hugh Greenwood) accounted for 43.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Alex Kirk has led the team in scoring nine times and in rebounding 17 times in 28 games this season.
  • Tony Snell has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Alex Kirk's career.
  • Alex Kirk set career highs with three three-pointers and a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Cameron Bairstow.
  • Hugh Greenwood set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
SDSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJamaal Franklin351691102
BD. Stephens23870102
BJ.J. O`Brien32880202
BWinston Shepard18623012
C+James Rahon22731001
CXavier Thames28821201
CChase Tapley30711001
DSkylar Spencer11000100
Lobos PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Alex Kirk332573032
AK. Williams37868002
B+Hugh Greenwood30763001
BC. Bairstow311650002
BTony Snell371032001
D+Jamal Fenton15002100
DChad Adams13200000
-C. Thomas3220000

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