The Daily Aztec

‘No excuses’ for a healthy, ready SDSU squad

by Edward Lewis

March 17, 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 17, 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 17, 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...

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...

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...

SDSU takes advantage Davies’ suspension; White contains the ‘machine’

by Edward Lewis

March 12, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, 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. Check out some of the news ...

LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. BYU, Championship Saturday

by Edward Lewis

March 12, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, Sports

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis), Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@agustin_aztecs) and Staff Columnist Matt McClanahan (@Matt_McClanahan) as they live in-game tweet tonight’s San Diego State Mountain West Conference T...

D.J. does it again

by Agustin Gonzalez

March 12, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, Sports

LAS VEGAS --- Minutes after San Diego State beat UNLV in the semifinal of the Mountain West Conference Tournament, SDSU fans were chanting, “We want Jimmer! We want Jimmer!” Well, it looks like they’ll get what they want. D.J. Gay ...