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Aztecs Buckle Down Defensively

O'Brien had 12 points and 10 rebounds vs. UNM

San Diego State buckles down on the defensive end in a must win game, J.J. O'Brien goes for his first double-double as an Aztec and James Rahon earns another start...

San Diego State (16-4, 4-2 MW) coaches and players wouldn't say before the contest against No. 15 New Mexico (17-3, 4-1) that it was a must win game. But in actuality Steve Fisher and company had to win this game. The preseason favorites could not fall 2 ½ games behind UNM, the Mountain West Conference leader, with trips to Albuquerque, Las Vegas and Fort Collins left on their schedule. Aztecs... Recommended Stories