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

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2012–13 San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball
San Diego State athletics logo 2002.png
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
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 Previous school Hometown
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, J.J.J.J. 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

Source[3]

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[4]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/01/2012*
7:00 PM
No. 20 Cal State San Marcos W 67–46 
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
11/05/2012*
7:00 PM
No. 20 UC San Diego W 80–56 
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
Regular Season
11/11/2012*
1:00 PM, FSN
No. 20 vs. No. 9 Syracuse
Battle on the Midway
L 49–62  0–1
USS Midway (5,119)
San Diego, CA
11/13/2012*
7:00 PM, FSSD
No. 25 San Diego Christian W 91–57  1–1
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
11/17/2012*
11:00 AM
No. 25 at Missouri State
MWC–MVC Challenge
W 60–44  2–1
JQH Arena (7,272)
Springfield, MO
11/21/2012*
7:30 PM, FSSD
No. 25 Arkansas–Pine Bluff W 79–43  3–1
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
11/25/2012*
7:00 PM, FSN
No. 25 at USC W 66–60  4–1
Galen Center (4,421)
Los Angeles, CA
12/01/2012*
7:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 23 vs. UCLA
John R. Wooden Classic
W 78–69  5–1
Honda Center (17,204)
Anaheim, CA
12/03/2012*
7:00 PM, TWCSN
No. 17 Texas Southern W 74–62  6–1
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
12/06/2012*
8:00 PM, TWCSN
No. 17 UC Santa Barbara W 84–70  7–1
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
12/15/2012*
7:00 PM, 4SD
No. 18 San Diego
City Championship
W 72–56  8–1
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
12/18/2012*
7:00 PM, FSSD
No. 18 Point Loma Nazarene W 76–49  9–1
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
12/22/2012*
3:42 PM, ESPNU
No. 18 vs. San Francisco
Diamond Head Classic Quarterfinals
W 80–58  10–1
Stan Sheriff Center (6,691)
Honolulu, HI
12/23/2012*
2:30 PM, ESPNU
No. 18 vs. Indiana State
Diamond Head Classic Semifinals
W 62–55  11–1
Stan Sheriff Center (6,419)
Honolulu, HI
12/25/2012*
7:15 PM, ESPN2
No. 17 vs. No. 3 Arizona
Diamond Head Classic Finals
L 67–68  11–2
Stan Sheriff Center (6,514)
Honolulu, HI
01/02/2013*
7:00 PM, TWCSN
No. 19 Cal State Bakersfield W 72–57  12–2
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
01/09/2013
8:30 PM, TWCSN
No. 16 at Fresno State W 65–62  13–2 (1–0)
Save Mart Center (7,203)
Fresno, CA
01/12/2013
5:00 PM, NBCSN
No. 16 Colorado State W 79–72 OT 14–2 (2–0)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
01/16/2013
7:00 PM, CBSSN
No. 15 UNLV L 75–82  14–3 (2–1)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
01/19/2013
4:30 PM, TWCSN
No. 15 at Wyoming L 45–58  14–4 (2–2)
Arena-Auditorium (9,573)
Laramie, WY
01/23/2013
7:15 PM, CBSSN
at Nevada W 78–57  15–4 (3–2)
Lawlor Events Center (7,924)
Reno, NV
01/26/2013
1:00 PM, NBCSN
No. 15 New Mexico W 55–34  16–4 (4–2)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
02/02/2013
12:00 PM, TWCSN
No. 22 at Air Force L 67–70  16–5 (4–3)
Clune Arena (5,011)
Colorado Springs, CO
02/06/2013
8:00 PM, TWCSN
Boise State W 63–62  17–5 (5–3)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
02/09/2013
3:00 PM, CBSSN
Fresno State W 75–53  18–5 (6–3)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
02/13/2013
7:00 PM, CBSSN
at No. 24 Colorado State L 60–66  18–6 (6–4)
Moby Arena (8,745)
Fort Collins, CO
02/16/2013
6:00 PM, NBCSN
at UNLV L 70–72  18–7 (6–5)
Thomas & Mack Center (18,577)
Paradise, NV
02/19/2013
7:00 PM, TWCSN
Wyoming W 79–51  19–7 (7–5)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
02/23/2013
3:00 PM, NBCSN
Nevada W 88–75  20–7 (8–5)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
02/27/2013
7:15 PM, CBSSN
at No. 14 New Mexico L 60–70  20–8 (8–6)
The Pit (15,411)
Albuquerque, NM
03/06/2013
8:30 PM, TWCSN
Air Force W 58–51  21–8 (9–6)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
03/09/2013
12:30 PM, NBCSN
at Boise State L 65–69  21–9 (9–7)
Taco Bell Arena (10,455)
Boise, ID
2013 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/13/2013
9:00 PM, CBSSN
vs. Boise State
Quarterfinals
W 73–67  22–9
Thomas & Mack Center (13,297)
Paradise, NV
03/15/2013
6:00 PM, CBSSN
vs. No. 15 New Mexico
Semifinals
L 50–60  22–10
Thomas & Mack Center (18,500)
Paradise, NV
2013 NCAA Tournament
03/22/2013*
6:48 PM, TBS
No. (S 7) vs. (S 10) Oklahoma
Second Round
W 70–55  23–10
Wells Fargo Center (20,125)
Philadelphia, PA
03/24/2013*
4:10 PM, TBS
No. (S 7) vs. (S 15) Florida Gulf Coast
Third Round
L 71–81  23–11
Wells Fargo Center (20,125)
Philadelphia, PA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) during NCAA Tournament is Seed with Region S=South. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time Zone.

Rankings[edit]

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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
Legend
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  Decrease in ranking
  Not ranked previous week
(RV)   Received votes

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