San Diego State basketball beat Georgia 75-68 to advance to the championship game of the Wooden Legacy Tournament in Fullerton.
The Aztecs are 5-1 for the first time since 2014-15, after beating Georgia, a Southeastern Conference team that entered the game 4-0. The two teams were tied at 61 with 5 minutes to play, but the Aztecs made the big plays down the stretch.
Devin Watson scored a team high 16 points for San Diego State, Trey Kell and Matt Mitchell had 13 points each. In a surprise, Jalen McDaniels came off the bench to score a career high 11 points and grab 8 rebounds.
The Aztecs need contributions from a variety of players to overcome an early 12 point deficit.
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San Diego State will play Washington State in the championship game onSunday, November 26th. Tip time for the title tilt is set for 9pm.