The age old adage of defense winning championships has never rang truer for San Diego State, a team that was only able to put up 25 points on the scoreboard nearly 29 minutes into its regular season finale against New Mexico on Saturday. [details]
by Associated Press Xavier Thames scored 23 points and No. 10 San Diego State raced back from a 16-point second-half deficit to beat No. 21 New Mexico 51-48 Saturday night and win the outright Mountain West Conference title.