Air Force vs. San Diego State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Air Force vs. San Diego State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Air Force 51
(16-12, 3-10 away)
San Diego State 58
(21-8, 15-2 home)
Venue: Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl
11:30PM ET / 8:30PM PT, March 06, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Air Force 18 33 51
San Diego State 23 35 58
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Air Force M Lyons 10 D Earls 7 T Fletcher 3
San Diego State J Franklin 12 J Franklin 14 J Franklin 4

On Wednesday, Mar. 6, San Diego State took on Air Force and topped the Falcons 58-51 in MWC play. With the win, the Aztecs even the season series against Air Force at 1-1. Jamaal Franklin earned a double-double in the win with a game-high 12 points and 14 rebounds (4 Ast 3 Blk). Xavier Thames got 11 points and added four rebounds. Michael Lyons finished with a team-high 10 points and three rebounds for the Falcons. The next game will be on Saturday, Mar. 9 when San Diego State (21-8, 9-6 MWC) goes to Boise State (20-9, 8-7 MWC).

San Diego State Game Notes

  • San Diego State started 21-8 during the 2009, 2008, and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Aztecs have won every game this season (4-0) after recording 45 or more rebounds.
  • SDSU has won every game this season (6-0) when opponents record 51 or fewer total points.
  • SDSU has won every game this season (6-0) after holding an opponent to under 33.3 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season San Diego State has won 81 percent of the time (17-4) when Jamaal Franklin has 12 points or more and 88 percent of the time (7-1) when Chase Tapley has four assists or more.
  • The Aztecs have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past six games.
  • This is the 15th game at home this season--SDSU has a 16.4 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (J.J. O`Brien and Jamaal Franklin) accounted for 41.3 percent of the points.
  • Jamaal Franklin accounted for 31.1 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Jamaal Franklin has led the team in rebounding in 20 out of 29 games this season.
  • Jamaal Franklin recorded the 23rd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jamaal Franklin has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Jamaal Franklin recorded a double-double. It was his 10th this season and 23rd of his career.

Air Force Game Notes

  • The top two rebounders (DeLovell Earls and Todd Fletcher) accounted for 40.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Michael Lyons has led the team in scoring 16 times in 28 games this season.
  • DeLovell Earls has led the team in rebounding three times in 28 games this season.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Michael Lyons.
AF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BDeLovell Earls18671003
BMichael Lyons321033011
B-Todd Fletcher32663002
C+Tre` Coggins12022100
CT. Broekhuis14720002
CMarek Olesinski19710001
CMike Fitzgerald29821003
D+Kamryn Williams20030200
-Justin Hammonds5011000
DKyle Green13001000
-Max Yon4431001
SDSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jamaal Franklin3312144233
B+D. Stephens14370010
B+Xavier Thames341142100
BJ.J. O`Brien271260000
BChase Tapley351024202
CWinston Shepard21540011
CJames Rahon28540202
-Skylar Spencer5020000

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