NCAAB Game Recap - San Diego State at Utah
Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:30 PM EST

Kansas
55
Vill
56
F
E WA
77
Gonz
112
F
OhSt
71
KY
65
F
TXSo
78
Oreg
84
F
JackSt
49
Mem
77
F
Leh
51
Aub
74
F
Colora
78
Dayt
76
F(OT)
Presb
44
Mich
86
F
E MI
48
MSU
101
F
Ariz
67
StJon
70
F
Butl
70
Purd
61
F
SoFL
60
FlaSt
66
F
SDSU
80
Utah
52
F
JacSt
53
Tenn
75
F
TexPA
58
TxTch
68
F
WVU
75
YSU
64
F
FaDi
58
LaSal
66
F
Ind
62
ND
60
F
VACom
63
WichSt
73
F
NCAT
64
Wake
76
F
Harv
88
GrgWas
75
F
Samf
71
GTown
99
F
Bry
64
Dart
60
F
(N/A)
74
USC-Up
92
F
Ida
57
SDSt
85
F
Mont
82
NebOm
87
F(OT)
Ill
56
Mizzu
63
F
(N/A)
59
Campbl
82
F
Tul
82
Tows
86
F(OT)
Boston
74
UMassL
62
F
Rider
66
Temp
78
F
(N/A)
57
Penn
105
F
MorSt
76
Ohio
82
F
TxSt
69
GASt
81
F
TexAr
74
GaSo
77
F
Maris
56
BethC
85
F
Quin
69
BGSU
64
F
Elon
80
Winth
85
F
Army
62
Wagn
82
F
UCF
52
Okla
53
F
Drake
85
AF
80
F
TXAMC
67
CenAR
71
F
(N/A)
71
TNSt
86
F
MOSt
72
Oral
82
F
WIGB
85
NIU
84
F
SeLA
76
Miss
83
F
BelAb
66
HiPt
92
F
WriSt
79
Toled
72
F
W Ky
82
URI
86
F(OT)
Tex
48
Prov
70
F
Fairf
61
Oakl
59
F(OT)
Chat
68
UNCA
64
F
Albany
70
Monm
72
F
Brad
55
MiaO
71
F
Copp
60
Mia-FL
91
F
(N/A)
45
LoyMD
72
F
Niag
72
Buff
92
F
Stony
77
Amer
74
F
ColSt
111
Tuls
104
F(3OT)
APSU
77
Duques
86
F
UtSt
65
Fla
62
F
USD
59
Stan
62
F
UCLA
64
UNC
74
F
RobM
69
UNLV
81
F
Wyo
72
Denv
66
F(OT)
App
70
Troy
65
F
Toug
77
SoMis
96
F
NOrl
79
SamH
87
F
ArkSt
62
ULMo
59
F
StBon
66
MidTN
65
F
SIU-E
55
Detr
81
F
Belm
72
Alab
92
F
Akr
67
Lib
80
F
NoAZ
73
Pepp
75
F
IlSt
70
TexSA
89
F
SEMO
45
SIU
64
F
CoCar
81
SthAL
69
F
Lamar
61
NWSt
67
F
SFA
81
McNee
73
F
VMI
55
VaTec
64
F
UMBC
53
GMas
69
F
Clev
55
ETSU
80
F
SCSt
61
Charl
73
F
Drex
53
Norf
49
F
S NO
47
LaTec
87
F
UCDav
84
USF
93
F
WIMil
64
Wisc
83
F
UAB
71
AlSt
63
F
WCU
89
TNTec
76
F
BC
64
Cal
60
F
Minn
86
OkSt
66
F
ArkPB
53
N TX
86
F
N DA
75
Nebras
74
F
NFla
70
Syr
82
F
Buck
71
Sien
81
F
(N/A)
62
FlGlf
84
F
Murr
76
Evans
78
F(OT)
InWor
59
WaSt
87
F
UtVal
65
LongB
68
F
StLou
66
KansSt
63
F
NoKY
50
UNCG
67
F
Hamp
64
Kent
103
F
ChaSo
76
E KY
69
F
UNCW
73
Vand
88
F
E IL
63
GrCan
85
F
ArkLR
69
ULLa
66
F
Nich
61
AbCh
79
F
Valpa
60
Ark
51
F
NW
78
DeP
83
F
Crei
67
AzSt
60
F
OrSt
49
TexAM
64
F
LSU
68
USC
70
F
Web
61
BYU
91
F
Cin
70
Iowa
77
F
FlaAM
71
Seatt
57
F
CSBak
72
CAPoly
50
F
IdaSt
66
Pacif
77
F
StMar
68
Nev
63
F

Dec 21, 2019, 6:30 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

(20) San Diego State (12-0)

29

51

80

Utah (9-3)

19

33

52

No. 20 San Diego State routs Utah 80-52 to improve to 12-0
Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:54 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) Malachi Flynn and San Diego State head into Christmas off one of their most impressive wins of the season.

Flynn scored 16 points to lead the 20th-ranked Aztecs to a 80-52 victory over Utah on Satin the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at Staples Center.

"Anytime we can play on a big stage and let people know how good we are we enjoy doing that," San Diego State coach Brian Dutcher said.

Yanni Wetzell and Nathan Mensah added 14 points apiece for the Aztecs (12-0), who remain one of the nation's four unbeaten teams. They are also off to the second-best start in program history.

San Diego State dominated inside with a 42-20 advantage in points in the paint. They led 29-19 at halftime with 18 of their points coming inside.

The Utes - who upset No. 6 Kentucky on Wednesday - came in shooting 50.2% from the field but were 15 of 48 on Saturday. That is their second worst-shooting game in Larry Krystkowiak's nine seasons as coach.

Timmy Allen led Utah (9-3) with 21 points. The Utes didn't make a field goal in the final 3:33.

"There's no question it was a challenge. It's like an extended Pac-12 road trip where you are playing against two ranked teams," said Krystkowiak about facing two straight top 25 teams. "We would have had to be real good to be in this game. It was a super physical game and you could see from our guys we could use some time in the weight room."

It is the second time this season the Aztecs have held a team under 32% from the field. Their shooting was much better as they went 31 of 63.

"We've very talented offensively but we are applying it on the defensive end. They made the next step defensively today," Dutcher said.

The Aztecs scored the first seven points and roared to a 15-2 lead. The Utes did not get on the scoreboard until the 16:16 mark and trailed by double digits when Wetzell hit a 3-pointer to make it 12-2 with 15:19 remaining.

San Diego State's largest lead in the first half was 14. It was up 29-19 at halftime and extended it to 34 during the final minute.

TIP INS

San Diego State joins Auburn, Duquesne and Liberty as the remaining unbeaten teams. ... Allen also had six rebounds, marking the eighth game he has led the Utes in both scoring and rebounding. ... Wetzell led the Aztecs with six boards. ... San Diego State has won seven of its last eight against Utah.

BIG PICTURE

Utah: The Utes were hoping to win back-to-back games against ranked teams for only the second time in 23 attempts but playing two significant nonconference games in four days proved to be too much.

San Diego State: This is the Aztecs" third neutral-court victory over a major conference opponent this season. They beat Creighton and Iowa in the Las Vegas Invitational.

UP NEXT

Utah: Begins Pac-12 play against Oregon State on Jan. 2.

San Diego State: Hosts Cal Poly on Dec. 28.

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Leaders

San Diego State PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
K. Feagin 0 0 4 5 0 0
J. Barnett 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
E. Ballstaedt 0 0 0 0 0 0
B. King 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team Comparison

SDSU Utah
Points For 80 52
Field Goals 31/63-49% 15/46-33%
Three Pointers 9/22-41% 7/21-33%
Free Throws 9/13-69% 15/19-79%
Offensive Rebounds 12 7
Defensive Rebounds 25 22
Rebounds 43 31
Blocks 3 2
Steals 7 3
Turnovers 9 17
Personal Fouls 19 16
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - SDSU Leads Series 1-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Sat Dec 21 SDSU 80 @ Utah 52 T. Pulliam 2 L. Thioune 2

Game Information

Stadium: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 8,296
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