The Daily Aztec

On the road, SDSU not ‘just another game’

by Edward Lewis

February 2, 2011

Filed under Sports

When teams used to see San Diego State on their schedules, head coach Steve Fisher said they would look at SDSU as “just another game.” But then the Aztecs started winning. They rattled off five in a row, then 10 in a row,...

SDSU goes 3-1 in UCSB Invite

by Antonio Morales

February 1, 2011

Filed under Sports

Tied at 11 with time winding down in the fourth quarter, seventh-ranked Michigan’s Ryley Plunkett scored to give her team a win on Sunday against 11th-ranked San Diego State (3-1), handing SDSU its first loss at the UC Santa Barbara Winter Invite. SDSU water polo head coach Carin Crawford said a couple of bad stretches du...

Despite loss, Aztecs only slide to No. 6 / 7 in polls

by Edward Lewis

February 1, 2011

Filed under Sports

San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher used to look at the rankings and his eyes would scroll all the way down to the bottom. He’d look past the Top 5, the Top 10, the Top 25 and go directly to the “oth...

The Road to BYU: Chapter 2: Jimmer Fredette

by Matt McClanahan

January 31, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, Sports

I probably treated Las Vegas how a grandma would, except I declined valet parking. The last thing you want to do is hand someone else the keys when there's a dead body in your trunk. What happened in Vegas will stay in Vegas. What happened the next day in Provo, Utah, will stay with me forever. I'll never...

Leonard denies Twitter account

by Edward Lewis

January 31, 2011

Filed under Sports

San Diego State men's basketball star forward Kawhi Leonard says a Twitter account titled @Kawhi_Leonard is not his. The sophomore forward said he was aware of the fake account, but denied having any association with it. Leonar...

Aztecs dismantle overmatched Cowboys

by Agustin Gonzalez

January 30, 2011

Filed under Sports

The San Diego State Aztecs had a bad week, and they needed to take it out on somebody. It just so happened the Wyoming Cowboys were the unlucky ones to be next on the schedule. Sophomore guard Chase Tapley scored a career-high 24 points and Jam...

Men’s Basketball Notebook: Loss to Cougars ignites team; Franklin soars

by Edward Lewis

January 30, 2011

Filed under Sports

After losing its first game of the season last Wednesday to BYU, San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher said he was a “little bit concerned” with how his SDSU squad would respond against Wyoming on S...

Without Davis, SDSU suffers tough road loss

by Eli Baldrige

January 30, 2011

Filed under Sports

Even without the Mountain West Conference leader in assists, the San Diego State women’s basketball team hung tough on the road against one of the top teams in the conference. SDSU (8-11, 2-5 MWC) fought hard but lost to Wyoming (16-4, 6-1 MWC) 59-51, in a close game Aztec senior leader and point guard, Coco Davis, did not play because...

LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU-Wyoming

by Edward Lewis

January 29, 2011

Filed under Sports

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sports Editor (@Agustin_Aztecs) as they live in-game tweet tonight's No. 4 San Diego State men's basketball game against Wyoming....

Cougars overpower Aztecs at Viejas

by Edward Lewis

January 27, 2011

Filed under Sports

San Diego State women’s basketball senior center Paris Johnson scored 15 points and senior forward Jessika Bradley added 14, but it wasn’t enough last night as BYU beat SDSU 65-55 in front of 702 fans at Viejas Arena. The Aztecs jumped out to a 10-...

Jimmer hands SDSU its first loss

by Matt McClanahan

January 27, 2011

Filed under Sports

PROVO, UTAH — Jimmer Fredette made his case for National Player of the Year honors against San Diego State when the guard scored 43 points in a 71-58 victory against the Aztecs last night. The loss snapped SDSU's 20-g...

Once-in-a-lifetime Aztecs will get their sweet revenge

by Agustin Gonzalez

January 26, 2011

Filed under Sports

Prior to writing this column, I made sure I took the precautionary steps. I knocked on wood. I carried my lucky rabbit’s foot in my pocket all day. I stuck pins into my Jimmer Fredette voodoo doll (which I then ran over with my car sev...