SAN DIEGO (AP)
– Matt Mitchell
scored 20 points and San Diego State used a 23-0 run midway through the first half to help defeat Cal State Dominguez Hills 99-46 Wednesday night at Viejas Arena.
and Adam Seiko
added 13 apiece for the Aztecs (6-4), who cruised to an easy victory after a rough two-game stretch. They lost at home by 12 points to crosstown foe San Diego a week earlier and were unable to build on an eight-point lead with less than five minutes to play in an 89-83 loss at California on Saturday night.
SDSU started slowly but then began making 3-pointers to surge ahead of the Toros. With the game tied at 9, Nolan Narain
converted a three-point play to spark the 23-0 run, which included consecutive treys by Jordan Schakel
and Devin Watson
, as well as a shot from behind the arc by Adam Seiko
. That made it 32-9 with six minutes before halftime.
The Toros got their first points in nearly eight minutes on David Howard's slam off an alley-oop pass.
SDSU led 48-16 at halftime.
had 12 points and eight assists for SDSU.
Howard led the Toros with 11 points.
Cal State Dominguez Hills: The Division II school considered this an exhibition so the loss didn't count in its record.
San Diego State: The Aztecs will get nine days off for final exams.
Cal State Dominguez Hills is at Cal State LA next Wednesday night.
San Diego State welcomes ex-league rival BYU to Viejas Arena on Dec. 22. The teams haven't faced off since SDSU won 92-87 in the Maui Invitational on Nov. 24, 2014. The Cougars left the Mountain West Conference after the 2010-11 season.