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MEN’S BASKETBALL: No. 6 Aztecs still unbeaten

by Edward Lewis

January 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 ...

MATT-ER OF FACT: Undefeated Aztecs have to get better

by Matt McClanahan

January 15, 2011

Filed under Sports

Sure, San Diego State beat UNLV 55-49 Wednesday night, and the Runnin' Rebels are a tough opponent. Sure, SDSU has the longest winning streak in the nation now that Duke lost. The Aztecs have won 18 straight. Sure, for all you sentimental fans, it was head coach Steve Fisher's 400th career victory. Sure. But i...

SON OF A PITCH: Bye Bye Brady

by Agustin Gonzalez

January 15, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, Sports

So, after a week-long period of suspense and drama that would rival any mediocre early afternoon soap opera, it's finally over. Brady Hoke has officially dumped San Diego State for the University of Michigan. But were you surprised at the season finale of this soap opera? You...

OVERTIME WITH THE DA: Poinsettia Bowl Recap

by Staff

January 12, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, Sports

Video by  Edward Lewis, Sports Editor

POINSETTIA BOWL: Aztecs vs. Navy Preview

by Staff

January 12, 2011

Filed under Sports

By Agustin Gonzalez, Assistant Sports Editor During the Make-A-Wish Foundation reception at the Omni Hotel on Wednesday, San Diego State head coach Brady Hoke spotted defensive end Ernie Lawson chatting it up with Navy's star quarterback Ricky Dobbs. Hoke, with his dry sense of humor, ...

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs run over Gauchos, stay undefeated

by Staff

January 12, 2011

Filed under Sports

By Agustin Gonzalez, Assistant Sports Editor Following the narrow win against Cal Poly, San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher said the team was "running in mud" on offense and "couldn't throw (the ball) into the ocean." After Saturday night's 90-64 win against UC ...

POINSETTIA BOWL: Hillman, Aztecs party like it’s 1969

by Staff

December 24, 2010

Filed under Sports

SDSU wins its first bowl game in 41 years By Agustin Gonzalez, Assistant Sports Editor 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 ...

MATT-ER OF FACT: Hoke is staying, what about Burris?

by Staff

December 21, 2010

Filed under Sports

By Matt McClanahan, Staff Columnist Following San Diego State head coach Brady Hoke's press conference today, I spoke with prolific junior linebacker Miles Burris who said he hasn't consulted with NFL agents, and that he'll return for his senior season....

MEN’S BASKETBALL: White’s career night powers Aztecs in win

by Staff

December 18, 2010

Filed under Sports

By Edward Lewis, Sports Editor Silence the critics. Answer the questions. Turn the doubters into believers. The San Diego State men's basketball team is officially the real deal. SDSU went into the McCarthey Athlet...

SON OF A PITCH: Message to the team: Crush the Utes

by Staff

December 18, 2010

Filed under Sports

By Agustin Gonzalez, Assistant Sports Editor Dear San Diego State football players, What's up? I've wanted to personally meet all of you, but the bright lights and rapid-fire questioning at postgame press conferences don'...