Previewing San Diego State

After a solid showing at the ACC Tournament, NC State (22-12) earned a No. 11 seed in the Midwest Regional of the 2012 NCAA Tournament. The Wolfpack will face No. 6 seed San Diego State in the first round. Here is a quick preview of the Aztecs.

After a solid showing at the ACC Tournament, NC State (22-12) earned a No. 11 seed in the Midwest Regional of the 2012 NCAA Tournament. The Wolfpack will face No. 6 seed San Diego State in the first round on Friday in Columbus, Ohio.

Here is a quick preview of the Aztecs.

No. 6 seed San Diego State Breakdown

Official Site: San Diego State
Conference: Mountain West Conference
Record: 27-6
RPI: 26
SOS: 58
Roster: Official Roster
Schedule: Schedule
Stats: Stats

Last Outing: San Diego State lost 68-59 in the finals of the Mountain West Conference tournament to New Mexico.

Chase Tapley scored a game-high 25 for San Diego State while Jamaal Franklin, the MWC Player of the Year, had 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Feature Player: Jamaal Franklin -- A 6'5 guard, Franklin is a terror on the glass, as he averaged 19.5 points and 9.9 rebounds while being named MWC Player of the Year.

This season he averaged 17.1 points, 8.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.1 steals for the Aztecs. Franklin also shot 80.3 percent from the free-throw line. In 28 games this season, Franklin scored in double figures 25 times and produced a double-double on 11 different occasions.


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