Franklin was 10-of-15 from the field and Chase Tapley was 6-of-12 for 18 points for the Aztecs (1-1) who played their entire roster.
San Diego State out-rebounded the Hawks (0-2) 42-12 and led 49-24 at halftime but shot 4-of-19 from 3-point range for the game.
Kevin Dawson led San Diego Christian with 15 points and six rebounds. Kwaminique Brandon added 14 points.
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