Boisest 26 41 67
Sandiegost 33 40 73
Date of game: 3/13/2013

Recap: San Diego St vs. Boise State

Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Jamaal Franklin had 19 points and eight rebounds as the San Diego State Aztecs defeated the Boise State Broncos, 73-67, in the quarterfinals of the 14th annual Mountain West Conference Tournament.

Xavier Thames added 18 points and six boards for the Aztecs (22-9), who will play New Mexico in Friday's semifinals. Chase Tapley tallied 17 points and six rebounds.

The Aztecs, the fourth seed in this year's event, have brought home the title four times over the years, the most of any league program. San Diego State has been a fixture in the championship round of late as well, taking part in four straight title games and winning in both 2010 and 2011.

Anthony Drmic ended with 20 points for the fifth-seeded Broncos (21-10), who were playing in this tournament for just the second time after joining the league last season following their departure from the Western Athletic Conference. Derrick Marks added 14 points.

Holding a 21-19 lead with 5 1/2 minutes left in the first half, San Diego State went on a 9-0 run to build an 11-point margin. It was a 33-26 game at the break.

Trailing by 13, 49-36, with 11:48 to play, Boise State went on a 14-0 run to grab the lead. Marks tallied eight points during a burst that Drmic capped with two free throws, making it 50-49.

The Aztecs responded with the next six points and never looked back. Holding a 59-57 edge with under three minutes to go, San Diego State put together an 8-2 spurt to essentially put the game away.

San Diego State, which defeated the Broncos in the quarterfinals of the tournament last season, owns a 6-1 mark against BSU all-time.

Game Notes

Winston cleared of FSU conduct violations

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was found not to have violated the university's conduct code over allegations that he sexually assaulted a fellow student in December 2012.

NFL flexes Bengals-Steelers into primetime for Week 17

The NFL announced Sunday night that the AFC North showdown between the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers will be the NBC primetime game for Week 17.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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