#24 Aztecs Wallop Tigers 95-57, Tying Viejas 3-Point Record
Adam Seiko had a prolific night making six of nine (66.7%) shots from behind the arc, and finished with a career high 20 points.
SDSU tied the Viejas Arena three-point record (held by Troy) making 19 of 37 as a team, for 51.4% accuracy on the night.
San Diego, CA- The #24 San Diego State Aztecs (6-2, 0-0 MW) dismantled the Division III Occidental Tigers (2-3, 0-0 SCIAC) at a final score of 95-57, at Viejas Arena Friday evening, December 2nd.
Adam Seiko had a prolific night, with six three pointers and 20 total points. 17 of those points came in the first 15 minutes of the game. It was a career high for Seiko.
Micah Parrish managed double figures with 14 points, while Matt Bradley and Lamont Butler each chipped in nine. In total 12 Aztecs scored in the game.
Aiden Williams on the Tigers made four three pointers and led his team with 14 points. Nicky Clotfelter, a freshman had seven points in nine minutes.
The Aztecs are a little banged up (and run down) right now after traveling to and from Hawaii to play one of the toughest tournaments this past fall.
Darrion Trammell took the night off to rest his hamstring; Aguek Arop also took a one-game sabbatical for various injuries. Butler played, but he has flu-like symptoms. True Freshman Myles Byrd played despite activating his achilles last week, and possibly again in this game. Nathan Mensah had a tiny wood splinter in his pinkie, but powered through.
The Aztecs used the game to rest these players, and to give valuable minutes to freshmen and key bench players.
Redshirt freshman Demarshay Johnson Jr. and true freshmen Elijah Saunders and Byrd all played significant portions of this game.
The Aztecs had a 19-2 advantage in second-chance points.
The Aztecs outperformed the Tigers 51-23 in bench scoring.
The Tigers had 17 turnovers that SDSU converted into 15 points.
The Aztecs host the Troy Trojans Monday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. PST.