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An unprecedented year in review: Online classes, spring break cancellation, struggle for racial justice

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief // March 10, 2021

On March 11, 2020, The Daily Aztec published its last print edition, although editors at the time did not know it. Days later, San Diego State announced...

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Junior forward Matt Mitchell flexes in celebration after a chance to complete a three-point play against New Mexico on Feb. 11 at Viejas Arena.

Three takeways from Matt Mitchell’s Twitter takeover

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // April 8, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball junior forward Matt Mitchell hosted a Twitter takeover on the official men’s basketball Twitter account Tuesday afternoon. Mitchell...

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Junior forward Matt Mitchell completes a tomahawk dunk over Lobos junior guard Keith McGee.

Column: Ranking the five best games from SDSU’s historic 2019-20 season

by Brandon Freed, Staff Writer // April 3, 2020

The San Diego State men’s basketball team had arguably its best season in program history. The Aztecs were able to accomplish their best regular season...

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn dribbles past Utah State sophomore center Neemias Queta during the Aztecs’ 59-56 loss against Utah State at Thomas and Mack Center on March 7.

Column: Can Aztecs lock up a 1 seed in the NCAA tournament?

by Michael Cline, Assistant News Editor // March 11, 2020

Fans were still exiting the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas after Saturday’s Mountain West Conference men’s basketball tournament final when...

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

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

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // December 21, 2019

LOS ANGELES -- Entering Saturday, No. 20 San Diego State men’s basketball was slated to play Utah — a team that upset No. 6 Kentucky just three days...

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Junior guard Devin Watson (0) drives the ball up the court during the Aztecs 91-52 victory over San Diego Christian on Nov. 10 at Viejas Arena.

SDSU advances past Sac. State, 89-52, in Wooden Legacy

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // November 24, 2017

San Diego State men’s basketball kicked off its second-ever appearance in the Wooden Legacy Tournament with a blowout 89-52 victory over Sacramento State...

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Freshman forward Matt Mitchell walks the ball up the court during Aztecs 91-52 victory over San Diego Christian College on Nov.  10.

Mitchell busts out in Aztecs 94-63 victory over Eastern Illinois

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // November 21, 2017

Freshman forward Matt Mitchell exited the court with 4:04 left in the game to a standing ovation at Viejas Arena, after his barrage of three-pointers helped...

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VIDEO -- Candid Cam talks Seasonal Sports

VIDEO — Candid Cam talks Seasonal Sports

November 14, 2017

https://youtu.be/enlk5thrRuU Cami Buckman asks SDSU students, graduates and community members what they know about Aztec sports in this week's CandidCam. Producer:...

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Coach Fisher bids farewell to SDSU

Coach Fisher bids farewell to SDSU

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // April 12, 2017

In a city that is sun-drenched nearly year-round, a large shadow has been cast over Montezuma Mesa as Steve Fisher retired Tuesday, April 11. “I know...

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Men’s basketball preview: Colorado State

March 10, 2017

Sports editor Anthony Relusado and editor-in-chief Jacob Sisneros recaps the Aztecs performance from the previous night against Boise State and previews...

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Junior forward Zylan Cheatham celebrates with senior guard D'erryl Williams and senior center Valentine Izundu.

Aztec basketball drops Boise State, 87-68, advances to MW semifinal

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // March 10, 2017

Perhaps it was the return of the body snatchers, the attack of the clones or the magic used in Space Jam, but something was different within the Thomas...

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Aztecs drop the ball against the Bulldogs, 69-48

Aztecs drop the ball against the Bulldogs, 69-48

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // November 15, 2016

Almost 6 years to the day, a nationally unknown San Diego State men’s basketball team busted onto the national stage with a road win over No. 11-ranked...

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