San Diego State guard Dakarai Allen is fouled by Southern Utah center Jayson Cheesman while driving to the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
College basketball: Southern Utah loses by nearly 40 at No. 24 San Diego State
First Published Dec 18 2013 10:12 pm • Last Updated Dec 18 2013 11:04 pm
San Diego • Xavier Thames scored 16 points and Josh Davis had 13 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 24 San Diego State to a 76-39 laugher over Southern Utah.
Aqeel Quinn added 14 points for the Aztecs (8-1), who had been off for nine days for finals.
Trey Kennedy had 10 points for Southern Utah (1-7). SDSU sophomore forward Winston Shepard didn’t suit up due to unspecified conduct issues. Shepard was suspended for three games last season by the NCAA for violating an unspecified rule.
SDSU raced to leads of 21-2 and 37-4. It was 41-11 at halftime.
The Thunderbirds had two shot-clock violations and a handful of air balls in the first half.
The Associated Press
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