The Daily Aztec

Fisher must find way to jam BYU’s Jimmer

by Edward Lewis

January 26, 2011

Filed under Sports

San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher was tired of it. Over and over and over again, people asked him, “Who’s going to guard BYU superstar Jimmer Fredette tonight in the Marriott Center?” He had fin...

SDSU games not for the faint of heart

by Eli Baldrige

January 26, 2011

Filed under Sports

Do not watch the San Diego State women’s basketball team if you are weak-hearted. The down-to-the-wire, exciting finishes may be too much for you. Since starting conference play on Jan. 5, SDSU (8-9, 2-3 Mountain West...

Students show early for tickets

by Edward Lewis

January 24, 2011

Filed under Sports

Two students with perplexed looks plastered to their faces strolled up to the Viejas Arena box office yesterday afternoon at around 1 p.m. “Sold out?” one of them said out loud as he read the big, bold, black and whit...

New head coach filling out staff

by Agustin Gonzalez

January 24, 2011

Filed under Sports

Newly anointed football head coach Rocky Long has started to restock the coaching cupboard after former head coach Brady Hoke poached several assistants and took them along with him to Michigan. Early yesterday morning, a source...

Last tickets available on a first-come basis

by Edward Lewis

January 24, 2011

Filed under Sports

Last October, before the 2010-11 season officially began, the San Diego State men’s basketball team had played in front of just eight sold-out crowds in the nearly 14-year history of Viejas Arena. By March, SDSU will have played in front of 13 sold-out ...

No. 6 SDSU grounds Falcons in victory

by Agustin Gonzalez

January 20, 2011

Filed under Sports

It wasn’t a 20-point blowout or a highlight-filled shellacking of an 18.5-point underdog, 10-7 Air Force squad. It wasn’t sexy, fun or entertaining. It was just a No. 6-ranked basketball team doing what it was supposed...

Saw this coming a Rocky Long time ago

by Matt McClanahan

January 20, 2011

Filed under Sports

When a 6-foot-2-inch, 240-pound linebacker plopped down in front of me, I wondered if it was all contrived. A girl familiar with the football team said earlier that day the players were pissed at an author of a column in the campus newspaper...

Aztecs move to 20-0

by Antonio Zaragoza

January 20, 2011

Filed under Sports

Led by senior guard D.J. Gay’s 20 points, the San Diego State men’s basketball team beat Air Force by 13 and extended its nation-leading winning streak to 20. Read about the Aztecs’ big victory on page 4 in our print edition. An...

LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. Air Force

by Edward Lewis

January 19, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, Sports

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@Agustin_Aztecs) as they in-game tweet tonight's San Diego State men's basketball game against Air Force....

MEN’S BASKETBALL: No. 6 Aztecs still unbeaten

by Edward Lewis

January 19, 2011

Filed under Sports

The almighty Duke has a loss. So does Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Villanova and BYU. But as students wake up and go to class for the first time in about a month today, the San Diego State men’s basketball team still hasn’t suffered a defeat...

FOOTBALL: Long ready to replace Hoke

by Edward Lewis

January 19, 2011

Filed under Sports

There wasn’t a team meeting, a farewell press conference or a tearful goodbye. Brady Hoke sent out a mass text message to his players, and with that, he was off. So long San Diego State, hello Michigan. “It was a long night of t...

FOOTBALL: Poinsettia Bowl champs

by Agustin Gonzalez

January 19, 2011

Filed under Sports

After San Diego State sunk Navy 35-14 in the Poinsettia Bowl, senior running back Brandon Sullivan stood on the field with his helmet in his hands — tears of joy streaming down his face. But they weren’t just any tears from an ...