San Diego State did not have a field goal after Davis' follow shot with 5:16 to go, and the Aztecs made eight of 14 free throws down the stretch.
"We just have to keep playing," Thames said. "That's the big thing for this team."
NOTES: The Aztecs played a video tribute and held a moment of silence to honor legendary baseball player and San Diego Padres announcer Jerry Coleman, who died Sunday at the age of 89. ... Boise State played its third game against a top-15 rated team, a school first. The Broncos lost both previous games -- at No. 11 Kentucky, 70-55, on Dec. 10, and to No. 14 Iowa State, 70-66, in the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu on Christmas Day. ... San Diego State 6-foot-10 F Skylar Spencer blocked a shot in his 18th consecutive game dating back to March. ... San Diego State improved to 30-8 in games decided by six points or fewer since the start of the 2010-11 season, the best winning percentage in NCAA Division I over that span. They are 5-1 in such games against Boise State.