2012–13 San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball team

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2012–13 San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball
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NCAA Tournament South Region 7 Seed, Third Round
Conference Mountain West Conference
2012–13 record 23–11 (9–7 Mountain West)
Head coach Steve Fisher
Assistant coach Brian Dutcher
Assistant coach Mark Fisher
Assistant coach Tony Bland
Home arena Viejas Arena
Seasons
« 2011–12 2013–14 »
2012–13 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#10 New Mexico 13 3   .813     29 6   .829
Colorado State 11 5   .688     26 9   .743
UNLV 10 6   .625     25 10   .714
San Diego State 9 7   .563     23 11   .676
Boise State 9 7   .563     21 11   .656
Air Force 8 8   .500     18 14   .563
Fresno State 5 11   .313     11 19   .367
Wyoming 4 12   .250     20 14   .588
Nevada 3 13   .188     12 19   .387
2013 MWC Tournament winner
As of March 24, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 San Diego State men's basketball team represents San Diego State University in the 2012–13 college basketball season. They are members in the Mountain West Conference. This will be head coach Steve Fisher's fourteenth season at San Diego State. The Aztecs play home games at Viejas Arena. They finished with a record of 23–11 overall, 9–7 in Mountain West play for 3rd place tie with Boise State. They lost in the semifinals in the 2013 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to New Mexico. They received an at-large bid in the 2013 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, in which they beat Oklahoma in the second round and lost in the third round to Florida Gulf Coast.

Off Season[edit]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Garrett Green 5 F 6'11" 230 Senior Woodland Hills, California Graduated
Tim Shelton 10 F 6'7" 245 Senior Fresno, California Graduated
Alec Williams 0 F 6'6" 245 Junior San Juan Capistrano, California Elected to transfer.[1]

Incoming Transfers[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Aqeel Quinn 14 G 6'3" 200 Junior Gardena, California Elected to transfer from Cal State Northridge. Quinn will redshirt for the 2012-13 season, under NCAA transfer rules. Will have two years of eligibility.[2]

2012 Recruiting Class[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Winston Shepard
SF
Fresno, TX Findlay College Prep 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Feb 16, 2012 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 94
Matt Shrigley
SG
Encinitas, CA La Costa Canyon High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jun 16, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 92
Skylar Spencer
PF
Los Angeles, CA Frederick K.C. Price High School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sep 4, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 89
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

2012–13 San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
F 0 Spencer, SkylarSkylar Spencer 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Fr Frederick K.C. Price H.S. Inglewood, California
G 2 Thames, XavierXavier Thames 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Jr Pleasant Grove H.S./Washington State Sacramento, California
G 3 Franklin, LaBradfordLaBradford Franklin 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Great Oak H.S. Temecula, California
G 4 Staten, RyanRyan Staten 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So Piedmont H.S. San Pablo, California
F 5 Polee II, DwayneDwayne Polee II 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) RS So Westchester H.S./St. John's Los Angeles, California
G 11 Rahon, JamesJames Rahon 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Sr Torrey Pines H.S./Santa Clara San Diego, California
F 12 Johnson, JamesJames Johnson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) RS So Elsinore H.S./Virginia San Diego, California
F 13 Shepard, WinstonWinston Shepard 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Findlay Prep Houston, Texas
G 14 Quinn, AqeelAqeel Quinn Current redshirt 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Leuzinger H.S./CS Northridge Gardena, California
F 20 O'Brien, JJJJ O'Brien 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) RS So Alta Loma H.S./Utah Rancho Cucamonga, California
G 21 Franklin, JamaalJamaal Franklin 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Westwind Prep Hawthorne, California
G 22 Tapley, ChaseChase Tapley 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Sacramento H.S. Sacramento, California
F 23 Stephens, DeShawnDeShawn Stephens 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Chatsworth H.S./Santa Monica College Los Angeles, California
G 25 Ebrahimian, NarbehNarbeh Ebrahimian 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Crescenta Valley H.S./Glendale Community College Glendale, California
G 32 Douglas, AaronAaron Douglas 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Charter School of San Diego/Cuyamaca College San Diego, California
G 33 Castleberry, JeremyJeremy Castleberry 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Martin Luther King H.S. Upper Marlboro, Maryland
F 40 Shrigley, MattMatt Shrigley Current redshirt 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr La Costa Canyon H.S. San Diego, California
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 11-12-12

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Schedule and results[edit]

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/01/2012* 7:00 PM Cal State San Marcos #20 Viejas ArenaSan Diego, CA W 67–46  12,414
11/05/2012* 7:00 PM UC San Diego #20 Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA W 80–56  12,414
Regular Season
11/11/2012* 1:00 PM vs. #9 Syracuse #20 USS Midway • San Diego, CA
(Battle on the Midway)
FSN L 49–62  5,119 0–1
11/13/2012* 7:00 PM San Diego Christian #25 Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA FSSD W 91–57  12,414 1–1
11/17/2012* 11:00 AM at Missouri State #25 JQH ArenaSpringfield, MO
(MWC–MVC Challenge)
W 60–44  7,272 2–1
11/21/2012* 7:30 PM Arkansas–Pine Bluff #25 Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA FSSD W 79–43  12,414 3–1
11/25/2012* 7:00 PM at USC #25 Galen CenterLos Angeles, CA FSN W 66–60  4,421 4–1
12/01/2012* 7:00 PM vs. UCLA #23 Honda CenterAnaheim, CA
(John R. Wooden Classic)
ESPNU W 78–69  17,204 5–1
12/03/2012* 7:00 PM Texas Southern #17 Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA TWCSN W 74–62  12,414 6–1
12/06/2012* 8:00 PM UC Santa Barbara #17 Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA TWCSN W 84–70  12,414 7–1
12/15/2012* 7:00 PM San Diego #18 Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA 4SD W 72–56  12,414 8–1
12/18/2012* 7:00 PM Point Loma Nazarene #18 Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA FSSD W 76–49  12,414 9–1
12/22/2012* 3:42 PM vs. San Francisco #18 Stan Sheriff CenterHonolulu, HI
(Diamond Head Classic Quarterfinals)
ESPNU W 80–58  6,691 10–1
12/23/2012* 2:30 PM vs. Indiana State #18 Stan Sheriff Center • Honolulu, HI
(Diamond Head Classic Semifinals)
ESPNU W 62–55  6,419 11–1
12/25/2012* 7:15 PM vs. #3 Arizona #17 Stan Sheriff Center • Honolulu, HI
(Diamond Head Classic Finals)
ESPN2 L 67–68  6,514 11–2
01/02/2013* 7:00 PM Cal State Bakersfield #19 Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA TWCSN W 72–57  12,414 12–2
01/09/2013 8:30 PM at Fresno State #16 Save Mart CenterFresno, CA TWCSN W 65–62  7,203 13–2 (1–0)
01/12/2013 5:00 PM Colorado State #16 Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA NBCSN W 79–72 OT 12,414 14–2 (2–0)
01/16/2013 7:00 PM UNLV #15 Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA CBSSN L 75–82  12,414 14–3 (2–1)
01/19/2013 4:30 PM at Wyoming #15 Arena-AuditoriumLaramie, WY TWCSN L 45–58  9,573 14–4 (2–2)
01/23/2013 7:15 PM at Nevada Lawlor Events CenterReno, NV CBSSN W 78–57  7,924 15–4 (3–2)
01/26/2013 1:00 PM #15 New Mexico Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA NBCSN W 55–34  12,414 16–4 (4–2)
02/02/2013 12:00 PM at Air Force #22 Clune ArenaColorado Springs, CO TWCSN L 67–70  5,011 16–5 (4–3)
02/06/2013 8:00 PM Boise State Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA TWCSN W 63–62  12,414 17–5 (5–3)
02/09/2013 3:00 PM Fresno State Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA CBSSN W 75–53  12,414 18–5 (6–3)
02/13/2013 7:00 PM at #24 Colorado State Moby ArenaFort Collins, CO CBSSN L 60–66  8,745 18–6 (6–4)
02/16/2013 6:00 PM at UNLV Thomas & Mack CenterParadise, NV NBCSN L 70–72  18,577 18–7 (6–5)
02/19/2013 7:00 PM Wyoming Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA TWCSN W 79–51  12,414 19–7 (7–5)
02/23/2013 3:00 PM Nevada Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA NBCSN W 88–75  12,414 20–7 (8–5)
02/27/2013 7:15 PM at #14 New Mexico The PitAlbuquerque, NM CBSSN L 60–70  15,411 20–8 (8–6)
03/06/2013 8:30 PM Air Force Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA TWCSN W 58–51  12,414 21–8 (9–6)
03/09/2013 12:30 PM at Boise State Taco Bell ArenaBoise, ID NBCSN L 65–69  10,455 21–9 (9–7)
2013 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/13/2013 9:00 PM vs. Boise State Thomas & Mack Center • Paradise, NV
(Quarterfinals)
CBSSN W 73–67  13,297 22–9
03/15/2013 6:00 PM vs. #15 New Mexico Thomas & Mack Center • Paradise, NV
(Semifinals)
CBSSN L 50–60  18,500 22–10
2013 NCAA Tournament
03/22/2013* 6:48 PM vs. (S 10) Oklahoma #(S 7) Wells Fargo CenterPhiladelphia, PA
(Second Round)
TBS W 70–55  20,125 23–10
03/24/2013* 4:10 PM vs. (S 15) Florida Gulf Coast #(S 7) Wells Fargo Center • Philadelphia, PA
(Third Round)
TBS L 71–81  20,125 23–11
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) during NCAA Tournament is Seed with Region S=South. All times are in Pacific Time Zone.

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Coaches 20 20 23 25 21 15 15 15 16 17 15 14 25 20 25 22 RV RV RV RV NR
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