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SDSU Basketball: Meet The 2012 SDSU Men’s Basketball Squad!

Photo Credit: Fox 5 News San Diego

We would like to welcome everyone to our statistical breakdown for the 2012 San Diego State men’s basketball team. Below you will be able to see last years stats on the returning players and much more. The accolades we have provided in the posts below were all gathered from GoAztecs.com. They do a great job of keeping track of the preseason accolades. To read more about the San Diego State AP Top 25 Poll please click here.

Photo Credit: CEO David Frerker San Diego State Senior Night 2012 vs. Colorado State.

Below everyone can see the win and loss totals for the San Diego State men’s basketball team for the last three years. The four losses at home have all come to ranked opponents BYU, UNM and Creighton.

OVERALL HOME AWAY Neutral
All Games 85-20 45-4 28-12 12-4
CONFERENCE 35-11 20-3 15-8 0-0
NON-CONFERENCE 50-9 25-1 13-4 12-4

Below we have gone through the stat book for our views to show everyone each of the San Diego State Aztecs statistics from last season. The post is going to be broken down into returning athletes, transfer athletes and freshman athletes. For the transfer athletes we have provided stats from the last team in which they played. For the freshmen athletes we have provided stats from their last season in high school. We have also provided highlight films for the transfer and freshmen athletes.

Returning Athletes  

Jamaal Franklin 

Stats

Points Average: 17.4 *Team Leader & MWC Leader*
Rebound Average: 7.9
Free Throw %: .800 % (160/200)
3 Point %: .325% (51/157)

Accolades 

  • All-America Second Team – Jeff Goodman, Gary Parrish, CBSSports.com (Oct. 8, 2012)
  • All-America Third Team – Sporting News Magazine (October 2012)
  • All-Solid Gold Second Team – Dick Vitale, ESPN.com (Oct. 15, 2012)
  • Top-100 Players (No. 11) – Jeff Goodman, Gary Parrish, CBSSports.com (Oct. 8, 2012)
  • Top-50 Wings (No. 3) – CBSSports.com (Oct. 24, 2012)
  • Mountain West Player of the Year – MW Preseason Media Poll
  • Mountain West Player of the Year – Jon Rothstein, CBS Sports Network (Oct. 1, 2012)
  • All-Mountain West first team – Jon Rothstein, CBS Sports Network (Oct. 1, 2012)
  • All-Mountain West team – MW Preseason Media Poll All-Mountain West team – USA Today College Basketball Special Edition
  • All-Mountain West team – Athlon Sports College Basketball Preview
  • All-Mountain West team – Jeff Borzello, CBSSports.com (June 1, 2012)

Chase Tapley:

Stats

Points Average: 15.8
Rebound Average: 4.3
Free Throw %: .723% (60/83)
3 Point %: .433% (77/178) *Team Leader*

Accolades

  • Top-10 National Shooter (No. 9) – Athlon Sports College Basketball Preview
  • All-Mountain West team – MW Preseason Media Poll
  • SDSU’s Most Important Player – Andy Katz, ESPN.com (July 18, 2012)

Xavier Thames
Points Average: 10.1
Rebound Average: 3.2
Free Throw %:  .828% (101/122) *Team Leader*
3 Point %: .308% (16/52)

James Rahon:
Points Average: 8.9
Rebound Average: 2.7
Free Throw %: .595% (25/42)
3 Point %:  .320% (40/125)

DeShawn Stephens
Points Average: 5.2
Rebound Average: 4.9
Free Throw %: .397% (25/63)
3 Point %:  0% (0/0)

LaBradford Franklin
Points Average: 2.8
Rebound Average: 1.4
Free Throw %: .861% (31/36)
3 Point %:  .200% (5/25)

Narbeh Ebrahimian
Points Average: 0.9
Rebound Average: 1.3
Free Throw %: .333% (1/3) 
3 Point %:  .000% (0/5)

Jeremy Castleberry
Points Average: 1.0
Rebound Average: 0.2
Free Throw %:  0% (0/0)
3 Point %:  .200% (1/5)

Ryan Staten
Points Average: 1.5
Rebound Average: 0.5
Free Throw %: .500% (1/2)
3 Point %:  0% (0/0)

Aaron Douglas
Points Average: 0.5
Rebound Average: 0
Free Throw %: .500% (1/2)
3 Point %:  0% (0/1)

Transfer Athletes

James Johnson 

Stats

Points Average: 1.5
Rebound Average: 1.3

Accolades

  • MW’s Ten That Have Waited and Will Have an Instant Impact (No. 7) – Jon Rothstein, CBS Sports Network (Oct. 1, 2012)


  

Dwayne Polee II

Stats

Points Average: 4.4
Rebound Average: 2.5

Accolades

  • Mountain West Co-Newcomer of the Year – MW Preseason Media Poll
  • MW’sTen That Have Waited and Will Have an Instant Impact (No. 5) – Jon Rothstein, CBS Sports Network (Oct. 1, 2012)
  • Notable Transfers – Dana O’Neil, ESPN.com (April 23, 2012)

J.J. O’Brien

Stats

Points Average: 6.4
Rebound Average: 5.5

Accolades

  • CBSSports.com Top 25 Impact Transfer (No. 25) – Jeff Goodman, CBSSports.com (Oct. 25, 2012)
  • MW’s Ten That Have Waited and Will Have an Instant Impact (No. 6) – Jon Rothstein, CBS Sports Network (Oct. 1, 2012)
  • Notable Transfers – Dana O’Neil, ESPN.com (April 23, 2012)

Freshman Athletes

Matt Shrigley

Stats

Points Average: 20.6
Rebound Average: 5.4
Free Throw %: .721% (109/151)
3 Point %: .354% (68/192)

Accolades

  • MW’s “Will take you by surprise” player – Lindy’s Sports College Basketball

Skylar Spencer

Stats

Points Average: 13
Rebound Average: 12

Accolades

  • MW’s Top Five Freshmen to Watch – Andy Katz, ESPN.com (July 18, 2012)
  • MW’s Ten Impact Freshmen (No. 8) – Jon Rothstein, CBS Sports Network (Oct. 1, 2012)

Winston Shepard

Stats

Points Average: 15.1
Total Rebounds: 3.6

Accolades

  • CBSSports.com Top 30 Freshmen (No. 27) – Jeff Borzello, CBSSports.com (Oct. 25, 2012)
  • MW’s Best Freshman – Sporting News Magazine (October 2012)
  • MW’s Top Five Freshmen to Watch – Andy Katz, ESPN.com (July 18, 2012)
  • MW’s Ten Impact Freshmen (No. 7) – Jon Rothstein, CBS Sports
About DavidSDSU (1203 Articles)
I graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Media Studies. I am also the Founder and CEO of San Diego Sports Domination. I am an award winning blogger and have been covering San Diego State Athletics and San Diego Sports for the past 10 years. I have written many guest articles and have appeared in many podcasts. I am also the team photographer for the San Diego Silverbacks, San Diego Surf (WPSL) and San Diego Strike Force. At my day job, I am a Live Coverage and Studio Coordinator at STN Digital a Digital Marketing Agency that works in the Sports & Entertainment Industry. We work with the biggest sports & entertainment companies in the world.

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