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San Diego State Aztecs beat New Mexico to win Mountain West Conference title

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Posted at 6:33 AM, Feb 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 09:33:35-05

(AP) -- Junior forward Matt Mitchell had 22 points and 12 rebounds for his first career double-double and scored his 1,000th point for No. 4 San Diego State, which beat New Mexico 82-59 to win the Mountain West Conference championship.

The Aztecs remain the nation's only undefeated team, improving their record to 25-0.

Yanni Wetzell added 20 points and nine rebounds for the Aztecs.

SDSU clinched at least a share of the title in the first half when Utah State beat Colorado State, then won it outright with a suffocating defense that held New Mexico to 26 points in the second half.

New Mexico dropped to 17-9.