Posted January 07, 2014 on AP on Fox
San Diego State's stingy defense has shut down nearly every opponent, most recently helping it knock off a national power. Now the Aztecs will try to slow down the Mountain West's highest-scoring offense. No. 13 San Diego State looks to slow down visiting Boise State on Wednesday night. The Aztecs (12-1, 1-0) - off to their best start since opening 20-0 in 2010-11 - will try to rely on their defense to improve their all-time series edge to 7-1. They're one of the toughest teams to score on in the country, limiting opponents to 53.6 points per game on 33.9 percent shooting. San Diego State was not intimidated by a trip to Allen Fieldhouse on Sunday, holding then-No. 16 Kansas to 29.8 percent shooting, including 20.7 in the first half, in a 61-57 victory to end the Jayhawks' 68-game non-conference home winning streak. Kansas, which had its worst shooting performance since 1998, came in averaging 79.4 points and shooting 50.9 percent. "This is a great win for us," said guard Xavie...
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