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.
Xavier Jones led all scorers with 17 points for San Jose State (9-15, 3-10) and Chris Cunningham had 11 points and six rebounds.
D.J. Brown led San Jose State with 16 points. Chris Cunningham had 10 points and nine rebounds but San Jose State still had its season low in points.
Raheem Appleby scored 17 points, Alex Hamilton added 15 off the bench and Louisiana Tech coasted to a 76-54 victory over San Jose State on Thursday night.
Brett Olson and Chris Udofia each scored 15 points and Denver shot 56.3 percent from the field in a 73-37 rout over San Jose State on Thursday night.
Louis Garrett had 14 points and San Jose State defeated New Orleans 71-64 Tuesday night.
Ron Caragher, who spent the past six years at San Diego, replaces Mike MacIntyre to become the 28th coach at the school.
James Kinney scored 27 points Wednesday night to lead San Jose State to a 73-64 win over UC Davis.
Jeff Withey had 16 points, 12 rebounds and a school-record 12 blocks for only the second official triple-double in Kansas history, and the 10th-ranked Jayhawks held off a furious comeback by San Jose State for a 70-57 victory Monday night.