NCAA Men's Basketball

No. 4 SDSU rips Boise to improve to 26-0

(AP Photo/Steve Conner)

BOISE, Idaho (AP) No. 4 San Diego State keeps winning, forcing coach Brian Dutcher to dig deep for creative ways to keep his team focused.

After the Aztecs beat Boise State 72-55 Sunday, he revealed some of his slogans that keep the team on task.

"Early in the year, we had five games in eleven days, so we were like, `Let's win five in eleven,'" Dutcher said. "And then we had five games the entire month of December, so we said, `Let's win five in December.' And we did it. I told our team they don't hang a banner for twenty wins, so we hung a banner with four to go."

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Baylor23-1
2 Gonzaga26-1
3 Kansas22-3
4 San Diego State26-0
5 Louisville21-5
6 Dayton23-2
7 Duke22-3
8 Florida State21-4
9 Maryland21-4
10 Seton Hall18-7
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas22-3
2 Auburn22-3
3 Baylor23-1
4 Duke22-3
5 Dayton23-2
6 Maryland21-4
7 West Virginia18-7
8 San Diego State26-0
8 Florida State21-4
10 Villanova19-6
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