PHILADELPHIA -- Final minute, game decided. San Diego State's Jamaal Franklin was in transition and alone, at which point he tried a reverse slam because why not, right?
It clanked off the rim.
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It looked like the kind of miss that'll drive a coach crazy.
But when gravity brought the ball back toward the ground it somehow fell through the rim. Two more points, in a weird way. It was that kind of night for Steve Fisher's Aztecs.
"San Diego State is a very good basketball team," Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger said after his Sooners lost 70-55 to SDSU late Friday in a Round of 64 game they actually led at halftime, although few seemed to notice here at the Wells Fargo Center because most were still buzzing about Florida Gulf Coast's earlier upset of Georgetown.
This game lacked that drama.
It was a mostly forgettable 40 minutes of basketball.
But it still served as a nice moment for the Mountain West Conference, which has otherwise been less-than-spectacular in this NCAA tournament. And now Steve Fisher is just one more win from his fifth Sweet 16 and second in the past three seasons.