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A year later Aztecs look for better result, starting with NMSU

SPOKANE, Wash. -- For those who don't remember San Diego State's last appearance on the March Madness stage, the Aztecs say "Thank you." It was ugly: An 81-71 loss to upstart Florida Gulf Coast last year that made "Dunk City" a national sensation and sent San Diego State back to the drawing board -- and back there right away. "We started working out...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
29 days ago  |  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

Steal of the draft? Franklin falls to Grizzlies at No. 41

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Grizzlies didnt make the noisiest move of the night. That belonged to the Nets. But Memphis quietly got better in and around the 2013 NBA Draft. That successful character trait of this new ownership -- winning despite trading the teams biggest name in January and hiring a rising coach in Dave Joerger earlier Thursday -- struck again. Memphis entered the night...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Steal of the draft? Franklin falls to Grizzlies at No. 41

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Grizzlies didnt make the noisiest move of the night. That belonged to the Nets. But Memphis quietly got better in and around the 2013 NBA Draft. That successful character trait of this new ownership -- winning despite trading the teams biggest name in January and hiring a rising coach in Dave Joerger earlier Thursday -- struck again. Memphis entered the night...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks Monday: Light workout for Jamaal Franklin

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- One awkward landing on a jump shot cost Jamaal Franklin the chance to show teams what he can do at the draft combine and in individual draft workouts. Coming down on a foot during a workout at Impact Basketball in Las Vegas, Franklin severely sprained his left ankle, and he's still not 100 percent. Knowing the Milwaukee Bucks are looking at guards in Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks Monday: Light workout for Jamaal Franklin

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- One awkward landing on a jump shot cost Jamaal Franklin the chance to show teams what he can do at the draft combine and in individual draft workouts. Coming down on a foot during a workout at Impact Basketball in Las Vegas, Franklin severely sprained his left ankle, and he's still not 100 percent. Knowing the Milwaukee Bucks are looking at guards in Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Scouting Report - Jamaal Franklin

Name:  Jamaal Franklin     Age:   21    School: San Diego State Height: 6’5   Weight: 191   Projected Position: SG             2012-13 Stats: 16.9 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 3.3 apg, 1.6 spg, 3.4 tpg (33.1 minutes per game) 41.1 FG%, 78.1 FT%, 27.2 3FG%  53.6 TS%, 46.1 eFG%, 29.9 USG%, 16.5 TREB%, 26.3 DREB%   SKILLS & ATHLETIC BREAKDOWN...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

ESPN's Ford: San Diego State shooting guard Jamaal Franklin to work out with Celtics this week

You can add another name to the pile of prospects the Celtics will work out or have been linked to. ESPN's Chad Ford is reporting Jamaal Franklin, a shooting guard from San Diego State, will work out for Boston this week. Franklin has been out of commission for more than a month with an ankle injury, but he's finally cleared for workouts and had his first one on Monday...
Via Celtics Life
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Franklin to leave SDSU early for draft

San Diego State guard Jamaal Franklin is skipping his senior season to enter the NBA draft. Franklin led the Aztecs in scoring and rebounding the last two years and helped them to three straight NCAA appearances and the first three NCAA tournament victories in school history. He was the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore. Franklin hopes to become the Aztecs...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Jamaal Franklin to leave SDSU early for NBA draft

San Diego State guard Jamaal Franklin is skipping his senior season to enter the NBA draft. Franklin led the Aztecs in scoring and rebounding the last two years and helped them to three straight NCAA appearances and the first three NCAA tournament victories in school history. He was the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore. Franklin hopes to become the Aztecs...
Via Fox Sports
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Franklin's Draft Status, Replacing Seniors

San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher said Thursday afternoon that Aztecs star Jamaal Franklin is not near a decision regarding his NBA draft status. He'll have until April 28th to determine if he'll return for his senior season...
Via sandiegostate.scout.com
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego State’s Jamaal Franklin throws down sick alley-oop

It is not only Florida Gulf Coast tossing alley-oops; San Diego State’s Jamaal Franklin had this one one-handed flush today against FGCU. Franklin also had this off-the-backboard flush earlier this year.
Via Diehardsport
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego State outlasts Oklahoma

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...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Aztecs Advance to Round of 32

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.
Via sandiegostate.scout.com
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Sooners dominated by San Diego St in tourney

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Aztecs Avoid Atrocious Meltdown

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.
Via sandiegostate.scout.com
March 14, 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

SDSU Takes Down Air Force on Senior Night

Jamaal Franklin had 12 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Aztecs to a 58-51 victory on Wednesday night and avenge a loss to the Falcons from earlier in the season...
Via sandiegostate.scout.com
March 07, 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

San Diego St. 75, Fresno St. 53

Jamaal Franklin scored 14 points to surpass 1,000 for his three-year career and James Rahon also scored 14 Saturday to help San Diego State rout cold-shooting Fresno State 75-53. Franklin, last season's Mountain West Conference Player of the Year, reached the 1,000-point milestone with a layup with 6:17 left that gave SDSU a 59-32 lead. He also had 11 rebounds. Freshman Winston...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force has No. 22 San Diego State's number

San Diego State star Jamaal Franklin did everything he could to keep undersized Air Force from toppling the 22nd-ranked Aztecs again. But, like his free throw in the final minute and his 3-pointer with 5 seconds left, the Aztecs came up just a little bit short Saturday. Franklin scored 14 of his 25 points in the final 9 minutes as San Diego State stormed back from a double-digit...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force 70, No. 22 San Diego St. 67

Michael Lyons scored 20 points and Air Force beat No. 22 San Diego State 70-67 on Saturday, overcoming a 25-point performance by Aztecs star Jamaal Franklin. Franklin and James Rahon missed potential game-tying 3-pointers in the waning seconds. The Falcons (14-6, 5-2 Mountain West Conference) won their fifth straight at Clune Arena, while the Aztecs (16-5, 4-3) lost for only the...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego St. 55, No. 15 New Mexico 34

JJ O'Brien had 12 points and 10 rebounds, Jamaal Franklin added 10 points and San Diego State routed No. 15 New Mexico 55-34 Saturday to keep the cold-shooting Lobos from running away with the Mountain West Conference race. The Aztecs (16-4, 4-2) dealt the Lobos (17-3, 4-1) their first conference loss and snapped New Mexico's four-game winning streak. New Mexico's 34...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 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

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