Xavier Thames scored 17 points and Chase Tapley added 15 as No. 18 San Diego State beat Point Loma Nazarene 76-49 on Tuesday night, the Aztecs' ninth straight victory since losing the season opener to No. 3 Syracuse.
The season-opening basketball game between No. 9 Syracuse and No. 20 San Diego State on the flight deck of the decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Midway has been moved from Friday night to Sunday afternoon due to a strong chance of rain and wind.
Malcolm Thomas had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 14 points and 11 rebounds as sixth-ranked San Diego State stretched its season-opening winning streak to 16 in a row with a 66-53 victory over TCU on Wednesday night.
John Gasaway looks at the San Diego State Aztecs, who average over a point per possession (without a true PG!), have a NBA draft talent (Kawhi Leonard!) and could be poised to become 2011's Butler, Mountain West tourney flops aside.
Wink Adams, with his unusual moniker, may not be a national name, but Mountain West opponents know all about this UNLV guard. And he'll be leading the Rebels as they enter the season as the MWC favorites.