The Daily Aztec

‘No excuses’ for a healthy, ready SDSU squad

by Edward Lewis

March 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

Billy White strolled to Monday afternoon’s press conference with a bandage on his right forearm. It didn’t look like anything serious, but it warranted a question to San Diego State’s senior forward. “It’s just a scratch,” he said. “It’s all...

Aztecs prepare for first round of NCAA

by Agustin Gonzalez

March 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

When Steve Fisher saw San Diego State’s first opponent in the 2011 NCAA Tournament, the men’s basketball head coach’s mind immediately flashed back to Jan. 9, 2008. More than three years before the sellout crowds, the Top 10 nation...

Hook, line and sinker for coach Fisher

by Beau Bearden

March 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Fisher as a finalist for the Naismith Coach of the Year Award. The other four finalists are Ohio State’s Thad Matta, Notre Dame’s Mike Brey and BYU’s Dave Rose. Last week, Fisher was named the USBWA Dist...

Aztecs look to gain momentum after big win

by Steve Trader

March 15, 2011

Filed under Sports

The San Diego State women’s tennis team has been battling all season, first against a very tough non-conference schedule and second against injuries and illness. But with its first win against a nationally ranked opponent last week, SDSU is now looking to put together a two-game winning streak as it hosts Syra...

SDSU set to dance with a familiar foe

by Agustin Gonzalez

March 14, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, Sports

When Steve Fisher saw San Diego State’s first opponent in the 2011 NCAA Tournament, the men’s basketball head coach’s mind immediately flashed back to Jan. 9, 2008. More than three years before the sellout crowds...

Klopp leads Aztec in win

by Miranda Valenzuela

March 14, 2011

Filed under Sports

While the San Diego State men’s basketball team was pummeling BYU Saturday evening, the SDSU softball team was preparing for a huge victory of its own. On Sunday, in the Aggie Invitational held at College Station in Texas, the...

Arkansas drops SDSU

by Beau Bearden

March 14, 2011

Filed under Sports

In the finale of a four-game series with No. 15 Arkansas, the San Diego State baseball team dropped a 5-2 decision on Sunday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium. SDSU was unable to manufacture much offense against the Razorbacks,...

Leonard, White proved Jimmer is human

by Matt McClanahan

March 14, 2011

Filed under Sports

LAS VEGAS —- What are you going to do about it? Huh? Huh? Do something; I dare you. Punk. After San Diego State’s diamond-squashing effort against BYU, Jimmer Fredette approached Kawhi Leonard at midcourt. The two in-conferenc...

White stifles the machine

by Edward Lewis

March 13, 2011

Filed under Sports

LAS VEGAS —- It took three tries and a huge performance from senior forward Billy White, but the San Diego State men’s basketball team finally pulled it off. SDSU beat BYU for the first time this season and won the Mountain West Conference Tournament title for the second time in as many years. ...

Red and black wins MWC title back-to-back

by Agustin Gonzalez

March 13, 2011

Filed under Sports

LAS VEGAS —- Jimmer Fredette received the pass behind the 3-point arc and faced up to San Diego State’s Billy White. Fredette spun to his right, a move he used to torment opponents with all season. Only this time, it didn’t...

Selection committee gives Aztecs what they want

by Edward Lewis

March 13, 2011

Filed under Sports

Tim Shelton has seen his fair share of Selection Sundays. The junior forward has felt his fair share of snubs and disappointments on those days too. So for Shelton, it was a pleasant surprise yesterday when the NCAA selecti...

Red and black wins it back-to-back

by Agustin Gonzalez

March 12, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, Sports

LAS VEGAS --- Jimmer Fredette received the pass behind the 3-point arc and faced up to San Diego State’s Billy White. Fredette spun to his right, a move he had tormented opponents with all season. Only this time, it didn...