COL BKB: San Diego State 76, Point Loma 49

Dec. 19, 2012 at 12:24 AM

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The 15th-ranked San Diego State Aztecs won their ninth straight game Tuesday by dispatching cross-town rival Point Loma Nazarene 76-49.

Xavier Thomas led the Aztecs (9-1) with 15 points and James Rahon tacked on nine.

San Diego State shot 54.9 percent from the field and outscored Div. II Point Loma (2-7) 41-19 in the second half.

Taylor Wetherell scored 10 points for the Sea Lions, who lost their fifth consecutive game. Arren Wells came off the bench to score seven points on 3-for-9 shooting in only 12 minutes.

The Aztecs led by a relatively slim 35-30 margin at halftime but opened it up to 45-33 in the first four minutes of the second half.

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