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San Diego State shakes off Air Force to advance in Mountain West tournament

Posted: 9:57 AM, Mar 06, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-06 12:57:22-05
Aztecs finish football season with victory

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jordan Schakel scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half as No. 5 San Diego State rallied for a 73-60 win over Air Force in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament.

Schakel hit four 3-pointers in the second half for the top-seeded Aztecs, who rode a 21-3 run to their 13th consecutive quarterfinal victory.

Yanni Wetzell and Malachi Flynn had 16 points each for San Diego State. After surviving the scare from Air Force, SDSU plays the winner of Boise State-UNLV in the semifinals.

AJ Walker scored 18 points for Air Force