Franklin recorded three steals and blocked three shots for the Aztecs (2-1), who notched their second straight win after a season-opening loss to Syracuse.
Xavier Thames contributed 11 points and James Rahon added 10 for San Diego State.
Anthony Downing pumped in 16 points to lead the Bears (1-1).
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