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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Dixon leads Bruins in sloppy defensive battle

by Staff

November 14, 2010

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Despite leading at halftime, the Aztecs lost to No. 15 UCLA last friday By Eli Baldrige, Staff Writer On Friday, the San Diego State women’s basketball team played in a game where points were hard to come by. “In a g...

FOOTBALL: Aztecs fall just short of historic upset

by Staff

November 14, 2010

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Lindley and co. hang 35 points on the nation’s top defense, but can’t finish By Agustin Gonzalez, Assistant Sports Editor No one outside of Montezuma Mesa gave the San Diego State football team a chance to upset No. 3 TCU on Saturday. But in a roller coaster game in Fort Worth, Texas, SDSU almost did, losing...

MEN’S SOCCER: SDSU can’t hang with No. 8 UCLA in 3-1 loss

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November 14, 2010

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By Miranda Valenzuela, Contributor On Saturday afternoon, the SDSU Sports Deck was packed with lively UCLA and San Diego State fans as the eighth-ranked Bruins defeated SDSU 3-1 on Senior Day. While the Aztecs (10-7-2, 3-6-1 P...

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rahon’s sharp shooting leads to first win

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November 14, 2010

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By Edward Lewis, Sports Editor LONG BEACH —- Head coach Steve Fisher and the San Diego State men’s basketball team knew they were going to need sophomore guard James Rahon’s 3-ball to win them at least one game this season. They just weren’t expecting to need it in ...

BASKETBALL PREVIEW: SDSU, this is your captain speaking

by Staff

November 10, 2010

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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

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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...