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SDSU painfully familiar with Sweet 16 foe Arizona

Steve Fisher's San Diego State Aztecs are painfully familiar with their opponent in the Sweet 16, the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats. Last season, Nick Johnson swooped out of nowhere to block a layup by Chase Tapley to preserve a one-point Wildcats win in a tournament in Hawaii. In the second game this season, San Diego State pulled within four points of the visiting Wildcats before...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

SDSU painfully familiar with Sweet 16 foe Arizona

SAN DIEGO -- Steve Fisher's San Diego State Aztecs are painfully familiar with their opponent in the Sweet 16, the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats. Last season, Nick Johnson swooped out of nowhere to block a layup by Chase Tapley to preserve a one-point Wildcats win in a tournament in Hawaii. In the second game this season, San Diego State pulled within four points of the visiting...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

One-two punch keeps San Diego State on the rise in college basketball

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Aztecs restructure but remain a MWC contender

Send to Kindle The fortunes of San Diego State basketball have risen in the Steve Fisher Era. Want proof? Now SDSU can lose three starters of the caliber of Jamaal Franklin, Chase Tapley, and DeShawn Stephens off of a Sweet 16 participant and still restructure their program to where it is a Mountain West contender and national player. Despite a 69-60 loss to No. 5 Arizona last Thursday...
Via College Chalktalk
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

A Great College Basketball Photo

Matt Norlander of CBSSports.com put together a list of the best photos from the 2012-13 basketball season. Mason Plumlee is on the list – we’d seen the photo before, with Aaron Craft trying his best to get a shot off with Plumlee’s arm a rather significant challenge. But that’s not the one that amazed us. The greatest photo on this list is right up there with Oscar Robertson’s...
Via Juiced Sports Blog
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Post Conference: Steve Fisher, Players

San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher, guard Chase Tapley, forward Jamaal Franklin and forward DeShawn Stephens talk about Sunday's 3rd-round NCAA Tournament game against Florida Gulf Coast...
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March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Post Game: Steve Fisher, Players

San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher and players Xavier Thames, James Rahon, Chase Tapley and Jamaal Franklin talk with the media after defeating Oklahoma 70-55...
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March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

AztecReportTV: Steve Fisher and players

San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher and players Jamaal Franklin, JJ O'Brien, Xavier Thames and Chase Tapley talk about earning a No. 7 seed, facing Oklahoma and much more...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

SDSU advances in Mountain West

Jamaal Franklin had 19 points and eight rebounds as San Diego State held off Boise State for a 73-67 victory in the Mountain West tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday night. Xavier Thames scored 18 points and Chase Tapley 17 for the fourth-seeded Aztecs (22-9), who advanced to Friday's semifinals against No. 1 seed New Mexico. Anthony Drmic had 20 points and Derrick Marks...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego St. 73, Boise St. 67

Jamaal Franklin had 19 points and eight rebounds as San Diego State held off Boise State for a 73-67 victory in the Mountain West tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday night. Xavier Thames scored 18 points and Chase Tapley 17 for the fourth-seeded Aztecs (22-9), who advanced to Friday's semifinals against No. 1 seed New Mexico. Anthony Drmic had 20 points and Derrick Marks...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego St. 58, Air Force 51

Jamaal Franklin had 12 points and 14 rebounds to lead San Diego State to a 58-51 victory against Air Force on Wednesday night and avenge a loss to the Falcons from earlier in the season. JJ O'Brien also had 12 points, while Xavier Thames had 11 and Chase Tapley 10, for the Aztecs (21-8, 9-6 Mountain West), who are trying to hold onto the No. 4 seed in the conference tournament...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Post Game: Fisher, Tapley, O'Brien, Franklin

San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher and players Chase Tapley, JJ O'Brien and Jamaal Franklin talk with the media after losing to UNLV 72-70...
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February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego St. 63, Boise St. 62

After the Aztecs blew a 17-point first-half lead, Chase Tapley hit a 3-pointer with 2.8 seconds left to give San Diego State a 63-62 victory against Boise State on Wednesday night. San Diego State (17-5, 5-3 Mountain West) needed Tapley's big shot after being outplayed down the stretch by the Broncos. Mikey Thompson's 3-pointer with 3:16 left gave Boise State a 61-58 lead...
Via Fox Sports
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tapley 3 lifts San Diego St. past Boise St. 63-62

After the Aztecs blew a 17-point first-half lead, Chase Tapley hit a 3-pointer with 2.8 seconds left to give San Diego State a 63-62 victory against Boise State on Wednesday night. San Diego State (17-5, 5-3 Mountain West) needed Tapley's big shot after being outplayed down the stretch by the Broncos. Mikey Thompson's 3-pointer with 3:16 left gave Boise State a 61-58 lead...
Via Fox Sports
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Game-Time Decisions for Thames & Tapley

San Diego State guards Xavier Thames and Chase Tapley are game-time decisions, J.J. O'Brien was named Mountain West Player of the Week and Air Force isn't the same team as last year...
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February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

All hail the mighty Mountain West

When you look at conference RPI rankings, it's pretty much a who's who of the traditional basketball powerhouses. The top conference RPI belongs to the Big Ten, with Indiana and Michigan breaking into the top five in the AP poll and restoring their programs to greatness. Next up is the old standby of the Big East, which, as the conference plays out its swan song as a basketball...
Via Fox Sports
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

UNLV-San Diego St. Preview

San Diego State standout Jamaal Franklin credited backcourt teammates Chase Tapley and Xavier Thames for playing at less than 100 percent in the last game. An injured Franklin deserved much of the praise the last time UNLV was in town. Franklin and the 15th-ranked Aztecs are riding a 10-game home winning streak but may face another tough test Wednesday night when the Runnin'...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Huge overtime by Tapley soars Aztecs

San Diego State guard Chase Tapley showed up for the shootaround five hours before Saturday night's game with a temperature of 101 and a sore throat...
Via sandiegostate.scout.com
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams come back, only to lose to SDSU in OT

The Colorado State Rams trailed No. 16 San Diego State by 18 points and halftime and 13 points with less than eight minutes to go. Then they managed to tie it and send it into overtime. That wasn't good enough for coach Larry Eustachy, because Chase Tapley scored 12 of his 19 points in overtime, including two 3-pointers and a layup off a steal, and the Aztecs held off Colorado...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 16 San Diego St. 79, Colorado St. 72

Chase Tapley scored 12 of his 19 points in overtime, including two 3-pointers and a layup off a steal, and No. 16 San Diego State held off Colorado State 79-72 Saturday night. After Colton Iverson made two free throws for a 65-63 lead 57 seconds into overtime, Tapley re-energized the Aztecs (14-2, 2-0 Mountain West). He made a jumper for the Aztecs' first field goal since 7...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Cal St. Bakersfield loses 72-57 to No. 19 SDSU

Coach Rod Barnes spent a good 10 minutes screaming at his Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners after they lost big to No. 19 San Diego State. ''Sorry about that, but you've got to do what you've got to do,'' Barnes said after keeping the media waiting following the Aztecs' 72-57 victory Wednesday night. Jamaal Franklin had 18 points and 12 rebounds for...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 19 San Diego St. 72, CS Bakersfield 57

Jamaal Franklin had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Chase Tapley scored 14 points to lead No. 19 San Diego State to a 72-57 victory against Cal State Bakersfield on Wednesday night in its final tuneup before opening Mountain West Conference play. Freshman Winston Shepard added 11 points for the Aztecs (12-2), who were playing for the first time since losing 68-67 to No. 3 Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

CS Bakersfield-San Diego St. Preview

Playing its only game in a 15-day span, San Diego State would like to take advantage of its final tuneup before the start of conference play. The 19th-ranked Aztecs will try to bounce back from a loss and prepare for a successful Mountain West Conference season when they host Cal State Bakersfield on Wednesday night. San Diego State (11-2) will have had eight days to dwell on a...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego State gets win swatted away, loses 68-67

San Diego State coach Steve Fisher has been around long enough to have experienced plenty of tough losses. This one was particularly difficult to digest. He saw Chase Tapley, who carried the Aztecs for so much of the night against No. 3 Arizona, come off a screen and go uncontested toward the basket for what everyone thought would be a game-winning layup in the final of the Diamond...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Johnson's block lifts Arizona to 12-0

Nick Johnson blocked a layup by Chase Tapley in the closing seconds Tuesday night as No. 3 Arizona rallied from an eight-point deficit in the second half and remained undefeated with a 68-67 win over No. 17 San Diego State in the championship game of the Diamond Head Classic. Mark Lyons hit a pair of free throws with 13 seconds remaining for the last points by Arizona (12-0), which...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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