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BASKETBALL PREVIEW: SDSU, this is your captain speaking

by Staff

November 10, 2010

Filed under Sports

By Edward Lewis, Sports Editor D.J. Gay couldn't say no, because this wasn't a question. It was more like an order. "D.J.," head coach Steve Fisher said to Gay one afternoon last spring in his office at San Diego State. "Whether you want ...

BASKETBALL PREVIEW: This is the year for this fantasy team

by Staff

November 10, 2010

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By Matt McClanahan, Staff Columnist If I'm playing beer pong and there is only one cup remaining on my end, the last person I want to see across the table is D.J. Gay. The 6-foot, San Diego State point guard is more clutch than Chuck Norris' fis...

MEN’S SOCCER: Late collapse results in OT loss

by Staff

November 9, 2010

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By Dan Perez, Senior Staff Writer The match between the San Diego State men’s soccer team and the University of Washington took 84 minutes to see a goal, but the game finished with a bang: In the last 10 minutes the teams would see three goals. SDSU (1...

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Leonard shines in exhibition win

by Staff

November 9, 2010

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By Edward Lewis, Sports Editor The San Diego State men’s basketball team has affectionately dubbed sophomore forward Kawhi Leonard the “human ‘Avatar’” this offseason. Point Loma Nazarene found out why last night at Viejas Arena. Leonard scor...

WOMEN’S TENNIS: ‘Outplayed’ Aztecs suffer season-ending loss to BYU

by Staff

November 8, 2010

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By Eli Baldrige, Staff Writer The San Diego State women’s soccer team is done. Despite hosting the Mountain West Conference Tournament, SDSU failed to get out of the semifinals and lost to No. 18 BYU 2-0 on Thursday. Th...

FOOTBALL: Hillman’s Historic Milestone

by Staff

November 8, 2010

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FOOTBALL: SDSU escapes with an ugly win against CSU

by Staff

November 8, 2010

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By Agustin Gonzalez, Assistant Sports Editor As Montezuma Mesa was buzzing with excitement after last week’s win, which made San Diego State bowl-eligible for the first time in 12 years, SDSU (7-2, 4-1 MWC) almost suffered an emotional letdown ...

SWIMMING & DIVING: SDSU ready for rival

by Staff

November 4, 2010

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By Beau Bearden, Senior Staff Writer The San Diego State swimming and diving team hasn't made many headlines in the news outlets this season. But that doesn't mean SDSU isn't worthy of some. The Aztecs are currently un...

FORECASTING THE MOUNTAIN: 11-04-10

by Staff

November 4, 2010

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Title: Staff Columnist Prediction: SDSU, Air Force, BYU, Wyoming, TCU Quotable: "Football." Name: Edward Lewis (46–9) Title: Sports Editor Prediction: SDSU, Air Force, BYU, Wyoming, TCU Quotable: "TCU beats...

MEN’S SOCCER AT A GLANCE: 11-04-10

by Staff

November 4, 2010

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AT A GLANCE: When: 7 p.m., tomorrow Where: Corvallis, Ore. Why to watch: SDSU has three games left this season and will try to improve on its three-game unbeaten streak in Oregon....

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs look to defend Mountain West crown

by Staff

November 3, 2010

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  By Eli Baldridge, Staff Writer The San Diego State women's soccer team is undefeated at home in conference play.  If SDSU continues its unbeaten streak at the SDSU Sports Deck through this week, the Aztecs will repeat as Mountain West Conference Champions. SDSU ea...

FOOTBALL: Lindley and Hillman battling through injuries

by Staff

November 3, 2010

Filed under Sports

The Aztecs’ starting tail back and quarterback are expected to play Saturday By Edward Lewis, Sports Editor The two San Diego State football players who have had the biggest impact on SDSU's 6-2 squad this season are nursing two nagging injuries. Fr...