San Diego State celebrated a few milestones in Saturday’s 65-56 win over Colorado State. Moving up in the polls was not one of them.
Head coach Steve Fisher earned his 300th win with the team, which stays at No. 5 in the Associated Press poll for the second straight week. They are also No. 5 in the USA Today coaches poll.
With the win, the Aztecs are 8-0 in the conference for the first time in school history. They have now won 18 straight games, which ties them for the longest win streak in school history. This is the Aztecs’ highest ranking since reaching No. 4 in 2011.
Xavier Thames led SDSU on Saturday with 24 points. Winston Shepard added 16.
The Aztecs go for their 20th win of the season at Boise State on Wednesday. They return home Saturday night to play Nevada.
Syracuse took over the top spot in the poll after beating Duke on Saturday. Former No. 1 Arizona fell a spot after losing to California. Florida and Wichita State are also ranked ahead of the Aztecs.