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Fresno, CA (Sports Network) - Jamaal Franklin recorded a double-double with 20 points and 18 rebounds, as the 16th-ranked San Diego State Aztecs opened Mountain West Conference play with a 65-62 victory over the Fresno State Bulldogs.

James Rahon and Deshawn Stephens added 16 and 13 points, respectively, for the Aztecs (13-2, 1-0 MWC), who are the two-time defending conference champions.

Kevin Foster ended with 18 points and seven boards for the Bulldogs (6-8, 0-1), who made their MWC debut after coming over from the Western Athletic Conference. Kevin Olekaibe donated 15 points.

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