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San Diego State football then-senior tight end Parker Houston (left) and then-senior linebacker Kyahva Tezino pictured during the 2019 season.

[Photo] Houston and Tezino return to the Mesa with hopes of second chance in NFL

April 1, 2021

San Diego State football then-senior tight end Parker Houston (left) and then-senior linebacker Kyahva Tezino pictured during the 2019 season.

Then-freshman forward Hunter George dribbles down the wing during the Aztecs' 4-0 loss to California on Oct. 10, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

[Photo] Men’s soccer 2020-21 season schedule unveiled

January 26, 2021

Then-freshman forward Hunter George dribbles down the wing during the Aztecs' 4-0 loss to California on Oct. 10, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Then-sophomore cornerback Darren Hall looks on towards the field during the Aztecs' 20-17 win over UNLV on Oct. 26, 2019 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Column: Which Aztecs could hear their name called in the 2021 NFL Draft?

January 11, 2021

Then-sophomore cornerback Darren Hall looks on towards the field during the Aztecs' 20-17 win over UNLV on Oct. 26, 2019 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

Then-sophomore forward  Nathan Mensah goes up to the basket during the Aztecs' 59-57 victory over San José State on Dec. 8, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Column: Welcome back, Nathan Mensah

December 11, 2020

Then-sophomore forward Nathan Mensah goes up to the basket during the Aztecs' 59-57 victory over San José State on Dec. 8, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Then-junior guard Jordan Schakel shoots a 3-point shot over a Long Island defender during the Aztecs’ 81-64 win over the Sharks on Nov. 22 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Same names, new roles highlight SDSU offense in 2020-21

November 23, 2020

Then-junior guard Jordan Schakel shoots a 3-point shot over a Long Island defender during the Aztecs’ 81-64 win over the Sharks on Nov. 22 at Viejas...

Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell fires a shot over a Grand Canyon defender during the Aztecs' 86-61 win over the Lopes on Nov. 13, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Three observations: Men’s basketball gearing up for unconventional season

November 24, 2020

Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell fires a shot over a Grand Canyon defender during the Aztecs' 86-61 win over the Lopes on Nov. 13, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn dribbles upcourt during the Aztecs' 81-64 win over Long Island on Nov. 22 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] This week in Aztec sports: Flynn drafted, basketball returns and football prepares for road game

November 21, 2020

Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn dribbles upcourt during the Aztecs' 81-64 win over Long Island on Nov. 22 at Viejas Arena.

Then-junior Jordan Schakel shoots a 3-pointer during the Aztecs' 59-57 win over San José State on Dec. 8, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] San Diego State announces it will host men’s basketball multi-team event

November 10, 2020

Then-junior Jordan Schakel shoots a 3-pointer during the Aztecs' 59-57 win over San José State on Dec. 8, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Then-sophomore middle blocker Andrea Walker spikes the ball during the Aztecs' 3-1 win over Air Force on Nov. 14, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Mountain West Conference releases formats to resume three sports

October 30, 2020

Then-sophomore middle blocker Andrea Walker spikes the ball during the Aztecs' 3-1 win over Air Force on Nov. 14, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

Then-freshman forward Hunter George dribbles the ball while being pursued by an Oregon State player during the Aztecs' 1-0 overtime loss to the Beavers on Oct. 24, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

[Photo] Men’s soccer turns to Hopkins’ leadership program during postponed season

September 25, 2020

Then-freshman forward Hunter George dribbles the ball while being pursued by an Oregon State player during the Aztecs' 1-0 overtime loss to the Beavers...

 Los deportes del estado de San Diego, incluido el fútbol y el básquetbol masculino y femenine, regresarán durante la pandemia, pero lo harán sin fanáticos.

[Photo] Football to play in Carson, California for spring and fall 2021 seasons

September 15, 2020

Los deportes del estado de San Diego, incluido el fútbol y el básquetbol masculino y femenine, regresarán durante la pandemia, pero lo harán sin fanáticos....

Then-junior defensive specialist/libero Lauren Lee prepares to serve the ball to Arizona during the Aztecs' 3-0 loss to the Wildcats on Sept. 7, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Q&A: Lauren Lee talks about her offseason, experience as a transfer

September 14, 2020

Then-junior defensive specialist/libero Lauren Lee prepares to serve the ball to Arizona during the Aztecs' 3-0 loss to the Wildcats on Sept. 7, 2019 at...

Then-sophomore setter Camryn Machado keeps the ball in play during the Aztecs' 3-2 win over San José State on Sept. 26, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Writer’s roundtable: Reaction to the Mountain West Conference delaying fall sports 

September 10, 2020

Then-sophomore setter Camryn Machado keeps the ball in play during the Aztecs' 3-2 win over San José State on Sept. 26, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

San Diego State volleyball then-sophomore outside hitter Victoria O'Sullivan elevates to spike the ball during the Aztecs' 3-2 win over San Jose State on Sept. 26, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Volleyball learns to deal with season postponement, improve team dynamics

September 1, 2020

San Diego State volleyball then-sophomore outside hitter Victoria O'Sullivan elevates to spike the ball during the Aztecs' 3-2 win over San Jose State...

Then-sophomore midfielder Arturo Chavez looks to cross the ball into the penalty area during the Aztecs' 1-0 overtime loss to Oregon State on Oct. 24, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

[Photo] Pac-12 Conference postpones fall sports through end of year, affecting SDSU men’s soccer

August 12, 2020

Then-sophomore midfielder Arturo Chavez looks to cross the ball into the penalty area during the Aztecs' 1-0 overtime loss to Oregon State on Oct. 24,...

Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell fires a jumper during the Aztecs' 81-64 win over Long Island University on Nov. 22, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] After testing NBA Draft waters, Matt Mitchell returns to SDSU for senior season

July 31, 2020

Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell fires a jumper during the Aztecs' 81-64 win over Long Island University on Nov. 22, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Junior guard Trey Pulliam goes for a layup during the Aztecs' 59-57 win over San José State on Dec. 8 at Viejas Arena.

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July 31, 2020

Junior guard Trey Pulliam goes for a layup during the Aztecs' 59-57 win over San José State on Dec. 8 at Viejas Arena.

Junior guard Malachi Flynn had 16 points, 3 rebounds and 8 assists and was named the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic MVP.

[Photo] Aztecs stifle Utes’ offense in Hall of Fame Classic, advance to 12-0 behind Flynn’s MVP performance

December 21, 2019

Junior guard Malachi Flynn had 16 points, 3 rebounds and 8 assists and was named the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic MVP.

[Video] No. 20 men’s basketball prepares to take on Utah in first-ever game at Staples Center

December 20, 2019

After a dominating victory over San Diego Christian on Wednesday night at Viejas Arena, No. 20 San Diego State men’s basketball seeks its 12th win of...

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn hits a game-winning 3-pointer to give the Aztecs a 59-57 victory over San José State on Dec. 8, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs squeak by SJSU on Flynn’s game-winning three

December 8, 2019

Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn hits a game-winning 3-pointer to give the Aztecs a 59-57 victory over San José State on Dec. 8, 2019 at Viejas Arena....

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Then-junior outside hitter Erin Gillcrist gets the ball over the net in the Aztecs’ 3-1 win over Air Force on Nov. 14, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Three takeaways: 2019 San Diego State volleyball season

December 3, 2019

Then-junior outside hitter Erin Gillcrist gets the ball over the net in the Aztecs’ 3-1 win over Air Force on Nov. 14, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

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Senior cornerback Luq Barcoo intercepts a pass during the Aztecs’ 17-7 win over Fresno State on Nov. 15 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs fall to Hawaii, miss out on Mountain West championship game

November 24, 2019

Senior cornerback Luq Barcoo intercepts a pass during the Aztecs’ 17-7 win over Fresno State on Nov. 15 at SDCCU Stadium.

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Junior forward Matt Mitchell shoots over the LIU defense during the Aztecs' 81-64 victory over the Sharks on Nov. 22 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs move to 5-0 after second half defensive effort against LIU

November 22, 2019

Junior forward Matt Mitchell shoots over the LIU defense during the Aztecs' 81-64 victory over the Sharks on Nov. 22 at Viejas Arena.

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(Left to right) Defensive specialist Sam McGrath, middle blocker Tamia Reeves, defensive specialist Loren Teter, Emily Burns and outside hitter Hannah Turnlund pose for a photo on Senior Night before the Aztecs’ 3-1 victory over Air Force on Nov. 14 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Volleyball seniors reflect on final home game on the Mesa

November 24, 2019

(Left to right) Defensive specialist Sam McGrath, middle blocker Tamia Reeves, defensive specialist Loren Teter, Emily Burns and outside hitter Hannah...

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Graduate senior forward Yanni Wetzell drives to the basket in the Aztecs' 66-49 win over the University of San Diego on Nov. 20 at Jenny Craig Pavilion. Wetzell finished the game with a career-high 20 points and 12 rebounds.

[Photo] Aztecs take down crosstown foe, University of San Diego, 66-49

November 21, 2019

Graduate senior forward Yanni Wetzell drives to the basket in the Aztecs' 66-49 win over the University of San Diego on Nov. 20 at Jenny Craig Pavilion....

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Sophomore running back Kaegun Williams attempts to go airborne for the first down during the Aztecs' 17-7 victory over Fresno State on Nov. 15 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs reclaim Old Oil Can trophy with win over rival Fresno State

November 16, 2019

Sophomore running back Kaegun Williams attempts to go airborne for the first down during the Aztecs' 17-7 victory over Fresno State on Nov. 15 at SDCCU...

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Senior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund goes for a kill during the Aztecs' 3-1 win over Air Force on Nov. 14 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Aztecs take down Air Force in four sets on Senior Night

November 15, 2019

Senior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund goes for a kill during the Aztecs' 3-1 win over Air Force on Nov. 14 at Peterson Gym.

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Senior forward Yanni Wetzell finishes a dunk in the Aztecs' 86-61 win over Grand Canyon University at Nov. 13 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Three observations: Aztecs improve to 3-0 after 86-61 win over Grand Canyon University

November 13, 2019

Senior forward Yanni Wetzell finishes a dunk in the Aztecs' 86-61 win over Grand Canyon University at Nov. 13 at Viejas Arena.

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Sophomore middle blocker Andrea Walker prepares for the next play during the Aztecs’ 3-1 loss to UNLV on Oct. 3.

[Photo] Sophomore middle blocker takes knowledge to ascend into starting role

November 13, 2019

Sophomore middle blocker Andrea Walker prepares for the next play during the Aztecs’ 3-1 loss to UNLV on Oct. 3.

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Senior middle blocker Tamia Reeves attempts to block a spike in the Aztecs' 3-2 loss to Boise State on Oct. 24 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Aztecs drop three-set match to No. 13 Colorado State

November 9, 2019

Senior middle blocker Tamia Reeves attempts to block a spike in the Aztecs' 3-2 loss to Boise State on Oct. 24 at Peterson Gym.

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Junior guard Malachi Flynn attempts to dribble past the Texas Southern defender during the Aztecs' 77-42 victory on Nov. 5 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Three observations from SDSU’s season opener against Texas Southern 

November 6, 2019

Junior guard Malachi Flynn attempts to dribble past the Texas Southern defender during the Aztecs' 77-42 victory on Nov. 5 at Viejas Arena.

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Fans got their first look at transfer junior guard Malachi Flynn during the Aztecs' 81-56 exhibition win over UCSD on Oct. 30 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Three observations in SDSU’s 86-51 exhibition win over UCSD

October 30, 2019

Fans got their first look at transfer junior guard Malachi Flynn during the Aztecs' 81-56 exhibition win over UCSD on Oct. 30 at Viejas Arena.

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn at SDSU men’s basketball media day on Oct. 23, 2019 at the Jeff Jacobs JAM Center.

[Photo] Washington State transfer poised to be offensive force for Aztecs

October 30, 2019

Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn at SDSU men’s basketball media day on Oct. 23, 2019 at the Jeff Jacobs JAM Center.

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Senior guard KJ Feagin at SDSU men’s basketball media day on Oct. 23 at Jeff Jacobs JAM Center. Feagin, a transfer from Santa Clara, averaged 17.5 points per game as a junior.

[Photo] Grad transfers hope to make immediate impact for Aztecs

October 30, 2019

Senior guard KJ Feagin at SDSU men’s basketball media day on Oct. 23 at Jeff Jacobs JAM Center. Feagin, a transfer from Santa Clara, averaged 17.5 points...

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Senior defender Miles Stray heads the ball during the Aztecs' 1-0 loss to Oregon State on Oct. 24 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

[Photo] Aztecs drop fifth straight match following loss to Oregon State

October 24, 2019

Senior defender Miles Stray heads the ball during the Aztecs' 1-0 loss to Oregon State on Oct. 24 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

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Sophomore wide receiver Ethan Dedeaux catches a 49-yard touchdown in the Aztecs' 20-17 win over UNLV on Oct. 26 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Aztecs hold on for 20-17 win over UNLV, enter bye week with 7-1 record

October 27, 2019

Sophomore wide receiver Ethan Dedeaux catches a 49-yard touchdown in the Aztecs' 20-17 win over UNLV on Oct. 26 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

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Sophomore setter Camryn Machado attempts to attack the Boise State defense during the Aztecs' 3-2 loss to the Broncos on Oct. 24 at Peterson Gym

[Photo] Aztecs sweep Utah State to snap five-game skid

October 27, 2019

Sophomore setter Camryn Machado attempts to attack the Boise State defense during the Aztecs' 3-2 loss to the Broncos on Oct. 24 at Peterson Gym

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Senior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund goes for one of her team-high 15 kills during the Aztecs' 3-1 loss against UNLV on Oct. 3 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Senior outside hitter records 1000th career kill

October 27, 2019

Senior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund goes for one of her team-high 15 kills during the Aztecs' 3-1 loss against UNLV on Oct. 3 at Peterson Gym.

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Senior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund attempts to block the ball in the Aztecs’ 3-2 loss to Boise State on Oct. 24 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Volleyball loses five-set battle against Boise State

October 26, 2019

Senior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund attempts to block the ball in the Aztecs’ 3-2 loss to Boise State on Oct. 24 at Peterson Gym.

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Senior midfielder AJ Valenzuela attempts to get past the Golden Bears defenders during the Aztecs' 4-0 loss to California on Oct. 10 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

[Photo] Column: Finishing opportunities to score are a growing concern for men’s soccer

October 18, 2019

Senior midfielder AJ Valenzuela attempts to get past the Golden Bears defenders during the Aztecs' 4-0 loss to California on Oct. 10 at the SDSU Sports...

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LA comedian Simon Gibson performed in the Aztec Student Union on October 16.

[Photo] Students laugh away the midterm stress at campus comedy night

October 17, 2019

LA comedian Simon Gibson performed in the Aztec Student Union on October 16.

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Sophomore defensive lineman Keshawn Banks (left) and senior defensive lineman Myles Cheatum (right) celebrate in the air during the Aztecs’ 26-22 win against Wyoming on Oct. 12 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Aztec football heads up to The Bay for a clash with San José

October 16, 2019

Sophomore defensive lineman Keshawn Banks (left) and senior defensive lineman Myles Cheatum (right) celebrate in the air during the Aztecs’ 26-22 win...

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Senior middle blocker Tamia Reeves during the Aztecs' 3-1 loss to UNLV on Oct. 5 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Aztecs senior middle blocker named Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week

October 15, 2019

Senior middle blocker Tamia Reeves during the Aztecs' 3-1 loss to UNLV on Oct. 5 at Peterson Gym.

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Senior quarterback Ryan Agnew throws on the run during the Aztecs' 26-22 victory over Wyoming on Oct. 12 at SDCCU Stadium. Agnew finished the game with 209 yards and two touchdowns on 21 of 32 passing.

[Photo] Aztecs use strong second half against Wyoming, improve to 5-1

October 13, 2019

Senior quarterback Ryan Agnew throws on the run during the Aztecs' 26-22 victory over Wyoming on Oct. 12 at SDCCU Stadium. Agnew finished the game with...

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Senior midfielder Adam Vargas passes the ball in the Aztecs' 4-0 loss to Cal on Oct. 10 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

[Photo] Aztecs allow three first-half goals in 4-0 loss to California

October 12, 2019

Senior midfielder Adam Vargas passes the ball in the Aztecs' 4-0 loss to Cal on Oct. 10 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

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Sophomore outside hitter Victoria O'Sullivan spikes the ball in the Aztecs' 3-1 loss to UNLV on Oct. 3, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Aztecs begin longest road trip of the season in Wyoming

October 10, 2019

Sophomore outside hitter Victoria O'Sullivan spikes the ball in the Aztecs' 3-1 loss to UNLV on Oct. 3, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

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