After prevailing in a close game last time out, San Diego State has an opportunity to match the second-longest win streak in school history.
The 13th-ranked Aztecs haven't been as successful in close games at Air Force in recent seasons and will try to avoid a third straight loss there Sunday.
San Diego State nearly blew a 14-point lead in the final six minutes against visiting Boise State on Wednesday but came away with a 69-66 win, its 12th in a row. The team's two leading scorers, Xavier Thames and Winston Shepard, were the only players in double figures with 16 points apiece.
The Aztecs (13-1, 2-0 Mountain West) will next try to match the 13-game win streak from their 1955-56 squad. They won 20 in a row in 2010-11.
To move closer toward matching that school record, San Diego State will have to solve its recent struggles at Air Force (8-6, 2-1). The Aztecs have lost their last two visits by a combined five points - each time as a ranked team - and shot a combined 5 of 25 from...