San Diego State made a splash final Saturday for all of the fallacious causes when it misplaced to Colorado State after holding a 26-point lead in what was the largest comeback in Mountain West historical past. Quick ahead every week and this time the Aztecs are literally having fun with the highlight after a dramatic win over Nevada.
Trey Pulliam banked in a runner from simply exterior the lane on the remaining buzzer to carry the Aztecs to a 69-67 win vs. a Wolfpack squad that needs to be amongst San Diego State’s high rivals as SDSU appears to be like to defend its league crown. Pulliam’s game-winner accomplished a frenetic remaining sequence after Nevada guard Grant Sherfield tied the sport at 67 on a jumper with six seconds left.
Matt Mitchell led San Diego State with 20 factors and eight rebounds whereas Nathan Mensah contributed 15 and Pulliam completed with seven. The victory accomplished a sweep of Nevada for San Diego State, which improved to 9-2 (3-1 Mountain West) with the victory. Nevada is 8-5 (3-3) after the loss. The groups additionally performed Thursday evening, and the Aztecs received that sport 65-60.
Although main scorer Malachi Flynn and two different starters are gone from final 12 months’s 30-2 group that completed 17-1 within the Mountain West, this rendition of the Aztecs is assembling a high quality resume even with the embarrassing loss to Colorado State on their ledger. SDSU has double-digit victories over UCLA and Arizona State underneath its belt, and its solely different loss is in opposition to BYU.