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Tapley, Leonard lead No. 7 SDSU over Occidental

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San Diego State's Malcolm Thomas dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Occidental on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010 in San Diego. SDSU won 93-50. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy) San Diego State's Malcolm Thomas dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Occidental on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010 in San Diego. SDSU won 93-50. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chase Tapley scored a season-high 15 points while Kawhi Leonard had 14 points and 10 rebounds for seventh-ranked and undefeated San Diego State in a 93-50 laugher over Division III Occidental on Friday.

The Aztecs improved to 15-0 for the first time in school history. Their 15-game winning streak is also the longest in school history and is second nationally to No1. 1 Duke's 22-game run. San Diego State is one of seven undefeated teams left in Division I.

The 43-point victory margin tied for 10th-largest in school history. The Aztecs were 21 of 24 (87.5 percent) in the second half. They outrebounded the Tigers 42-13.

James Rahon tied his season-high with 15 points for the Aztecs and Malcolm Thomas had 14 points and nine rebounds. Forward Billy White sat out after spraining his right ankle in practice on Wednesday. He was replaced by Brian Carlwell, who scored seven points.

Leonard, a sophomore forward, had his ninth double-double of the season and 26th of his career.

It was the final non-conference game for the Aztecs, who open Mountain West Conference play at TCU on Wednesday night. The Aztecs hadn't played since close victories over San Francisco and IUPUI on Dec. 21-22 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic.

Deshun McCoy scored 18 points and Jack Hanley added 10 for Occidental (5-4).

SDSU cruised to a 42-24 halftime lead and continued to pour it on. The Aztecs used an 11-0 run to push their lead to more than 30 points. Rahon hit a 3-pointer and Leonard and Thomas both made two shots to run the lead to 68-33. One of Leonard's shots was a baseline reverse layup, and Thomas followed that with a slam dunk.

The Aztecs later had a 13-0 run, after the reserves had taken over.

Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.

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