Coming off their third loss of the season, the Aztecs (24-3, 13-2 Mountain West) had an easy time against the overmatched Spartans (7-20, 1-14).
Devante Wilson scored 14 points and Jalen James added 10 for the Spartans (6-13, 0-7), who have lost 20 straight games against ranked teams since beating Alabama 60-59 in overtime on Dec. 27, 1996.
Short-handed San Jose State (4-4), with only eight players in uniform, ran out to a 23-18 lead on Rebecca Woodberry’s third 3-pointer with 13:40 left in the first half.
Keenan Reynolds set an NCAA record by scoring seven rushing touchdowns, including the game-winner in the third overtime, and Navy downed San Jose State 58-52 on Friday night.
Jaleel Williams scored a career-high 22 points and Devante Wilson added 20 as San Jose State gave first-year head coach Dave Wojcik his first victory with an 83-77 win over Pepperdine Wednesday night.
Brandon Clark scored 23 points, and Santa Clara held off a second-half San Jose State rally to defeat the Spartans 89-77 Tuesday night.
Chuckie Keeton threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, and Nick Diaz kicked four field goals in Utah State’s 40-12 victory over San Jose State on Friday night.
San Jose State’s David Fales, the FBS’ most accurate passer last season threw for 225 yards and two touchdown passes Thursday night as both he and the Spartans picked up where they left off defeating Sacramento State 24-0 for their eighth-straight win.
With the Spartans bringing back star quarterback David Fales from a team that won a school-record tying 11 games, earned the first national ranking since 1975 and got the sixth bowl win in school history, San Jose State will no longer be an overlooked team as it moves into the Mountain West Conference.
Jamel Outler scored 15 points, one of three men to score in double figures off the bench, and Texas-Arlington picked up an 81-74 victory over San Jose State on Thursday night.