NCAA Basketball

No. 4 SDSU gets by UNLV to move to 21-0

(AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) Malachi Flynn scored 21 points and No. 4 San Diego State staved off UNLV's second-half rally to win 71-67 on Sunday, remaining the country's only unbeaten team.

The Aztecs (21-0, 10-0 Mountain West) broke the school record for best start in the program's 99 seasons. San Diego State's 21st consecutive victory also tops the school record of 20 straight wins, set during the 2010-11 season and matched by the 2013-14 squad that made the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

It was San Diego State's fifth straight win over UNLV and eighth consecutive road victory.


AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Baylor17-1
2 Gonzaga21-1
3 Kansas16-3
4 San Diego State20-0
5 Florida State17-2
6 Louisville17-3
7 Dayton18-2
8 Duke16-3
9 Villanova16-3
10 Seton Hall15-4
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas16-3
2 West Virginia16-3
3 Villanova16-3
4 Florida State17-2
5 Auburn17-2
6 Baylor17-1
7 Dayton18-2
8 Oregon16-4
9 Duke16-3
10 Louisville17-3
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