Xavier Thames and Matt Shrigley each made two free throws in the final 9 seconds to complete No. 10 San Diego State's rally from a 16-point second-half deficit for a 51-48 victory over No. 21 New Mexico to win the outright Mountain West title.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Xavier Thames scored 19 points to lead No. 10 San Diego State to a 73-64 win over UNLV on Wednesday night.
San Diego State (26-3, 15-2 Mountain West) closed the game on a 13-2 run over the final 3:04 to seal its 26th victory of the season, matching the second-highest single-season total in school history. The Aztecs also won a school-record 15th conference game...
Xavier Thames scored 19 points to lead No. 10 San Diego State to a 73-64 win over UNLV on Wednesday night.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Xavier Thames had been struggling with his shot for weeks until a step-back 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer Saturday night seemed to snap San Diego State's top scorer out of his funk.
Thames shot 7 of 12 from the field to finish with 22 points and the 13th-ranked Aztecs unveiled a new motion offense in their 82-67 victory over Fresno State.
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Xavier Thames scored 22 points and Aqeel Quinn matched a career high with 17 as the visiting Aztecs completed a season sweep of the Bulldogs after drawing clear in the second half.
Winston Shepard had 13 points and Skylar Spencer added nine for San Diego State (25-3, 14-2 Mountain West), which shot 60 percent and extended its win streak against teams from the state of California...
San Diego State will be smarting for some time from its big loss at New Mexico, well aware that it has one more regular-season game against the Lobos and most likely another showdown in the Mountain West Conference tournament, as well.
The 13th-ranked Aztecs (23-3, 12-2) are trying to focus on Tuesday night's home game against last-place San Jose State (7-19, 1-13) after Saturday...
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13 days ago
On a late January trip to Logan, Utah, San Diego’s State’s basketball team got a career night from guard Xavier Thames, and it needed it.
Thames scored 21 points against Utah State in regulation, enough to get the Aztecs to overtime, during which Thames tacked on another 10 to hand the Aggies a rare home loss.
On Tuesday night at Viejas Arena, with seven minutes remaining in...
Another sellout crowd is on its feet at Viejas Arena for the final minute of yet another San Diego State basketball win.
On this night, a well-respected Nevada team that came in with a highly touted defense has been drubbed by 15 points. Xavier Thames, a senior who is San Diego State's leading scorer, has put himself within two points of reaching 1,000 points in his career as...
With his fifth-ranked team trailing by two points in the final seconds, San Diego State coach Steve Fisher was all but certain senior point guard Xavier Thames was going to take the final shot for the Aztecs on Wednesday night.
But Thames surprised his coach - and most of the 9,602 in attendance - when he whipped a pass to Dwayne Polee II, who drained a 3-pointer with 4 seconds...
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February 06, 2014
Xavier Thames scored 31 points, including 10 in overtime, and No. 7 San Diego State held off pesky Utah State 74-69 on Saturday night for its 17th straight victory.
Thames made the go-ahead basket in the extra session to help the Aztecs (18-1, 7-0 Mountain West) win for the 16th time in their last 17 overtime games.
Spencer Butterfield had 19 points and Jalen Moore added a career...
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January 26, 2014