The Aztecs took on 25th-ranked Marquette in the title game of the Wooden Legacy up in Anaheim. The win was a big one for San Diego State University and helped get Steve Fisher's team a ranking in the AP's Top 25.
The team played three games over a four-day period capped off Sunday night in the title game of the Wooden Legacy at the Honda Center.
Xavier Thames was money all night. He hit this first half 3-point shot to give State a three-point lead.
The game was tight throughout, but an early second half burst, capped by a Winston Sheppard dunk put State up by nine points.
The Golden Eagles closed the gap.
Then Aztecs went to Shepard again for a short jumper that gave the Aztecs a four-point lead.
Still up four with under a minute left. Thames drove the lane but his shot was blocked. Skylar Spencer was at the rim for the shot.
The Aztecs won it 67-59 and are now 5-1 on the season.
On Monday, the school tweeted the news - San Diego State University was named among the top 25 teams in the nation:
— GoAztecs.com (@GoAztecs) December 2, 2013
The team plays cross town rival USD Thursday.
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