COL BKB: San Diego St. 84, Calif-SB 70

Dec. 7, 2012 at 12:01 AM

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Chase Tapley hit six 3-pointers Thursday and led No. 15 San Diego State to 55 percent shooting during an 84-70 win over California-Santa Barbara.

The Aztecs held the Gauchos scoreless during a 5-minute stretch early in the game while turning a one-point deficit into an 18-5 lead.

Tapley led the way with 23 points, Jamaal Franklin added 14 and J.J. O'Brien had 12. San Diego State went 11-of-17 from 3-point range and led by as many as 26 points in the second half.

The Aztecs have won seven in a row since losing their season-opener to Syracuse.

California-Santa Barbara (3-5) was led by Kyle Boswell's 23 points.

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