Posted March 23, 2013 on AP on Fox
San Diego State traveled 2,732 miles to play in the NCAA tournament. The Aztecs surely didn't mind delaying their return trip home. Jamaal Franklin scored 21 points, James Rahon had 17 and San Diego State beat Oklahoma 70-55 on Friday night to earn its third NCAA tournament victory. The seventh-seeded Aztecs (23-10) will play No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday in the South Regional. The Eagles introduced themselves to the college basketball world with a 78-68 win over Georgetown. After that thriller, this game never stood a chance. The Aztecs did nothing spectacular, but everything well and used a modest 8-0 run late in the second half to snap a tie game and take control. Romero Osby scored 22 points for the 10th-seeded Sooners (20-12). The Aztecs are in the tournament for the fourth straight season but they had only won games in 2011 when they reached the round of 16. Built around upperclassman, the Aztecs firmly believed they had a deep run ahead and wanted to send ou...
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