The 15-point comeback was the second-largest rally in school history, and the largest in the 17 years Steve Fisher has been the head coach.
Inside the 28-5 run was a 9-0 run in the beginning of the second half fueled by nine straight points from senior Winston Shepard.
Shepard tied for a team-high 15 points with fellow senior, Skylar Spencer, whose 15 points marked a career-high.
SDSU continues its dominance over the state of California, as it has now won 46 straight non-conference games against teams from the state.
Redshirt-freshman Zylan Cheatham had one of the finest performances of his young career, logging his first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Both the 13 points and 10 rebounds were career highs for Cheatham.
The Aztecs have won a game against a nationally ranked team for a school-record, eighth-straight season and are one of seven teams in the country to play at least 10 games against nationally ranked opponents with a winning record since 2013-14.
Friday’s game against West Virginia can be seen on Fox Sports 1 and heard on The Mighty 1090 AM.