The Daily Aztec

On the road, SDSU not ‘just another game’

by Edward Lewis

February 2, 2011

Filed under Sports

When teams used to see San Diego State on their schedules, head coach Steve Fisher said they would look at SDSU as “just another game.” But then the Aztecs started winning. They rattled off five in a row, then 10 in a row,...

Despite loss, Aztecs only slide to No. 6 / 7 in polls

by Edward Lewis

February 1, 2011

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San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher used to look at the rankings and his eyes would scroll all the way down to the bottom. He’d look past the Top 5, the Top 10, the Top 25 and go directly to the “oth...

Aztecs dismantle overmatched Cowboys

by Agustin Gonzalez

January 30, 2011

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The San Diego State Aztecs had a bad week, and they needed to take it out on somebody. It just so happened the Wyoming Cowboys were the unlucky ones to be next on the schedule. Sophomore guard Chase Tapley scored a career-high 24 points and Jam...

Men’s Basketball Notebook: Loss to Cougars ignites team; Franklin soars

by Edward Lewis

January 30, 2011

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After losing its first game of the season last Wednesday to BYU, San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher said he was a “little bit concerned” with how his SDSU squad would respond against Wyoming on S...

Without Davis, SDSU suffers tough road loss

by Eli Baldrige

January 30, 2011

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Even without the Mountain West Conference leader in assists, the San Diego State women’s basketball team hung tough on the road against one of the top teams in the conference. SDSU (8-11, 2-5 MWC) fought hard but lost to Wyoming (16-4, 6-1 MWC) 59-51, in a close game Aztec senior leader and point guard, Coco Davis, did not play because...

Cougars overpower Aztecs at Viejas

by Edward Lewis

January 27, 2011

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San Diego State women’s basketball senior center Paris Johnson scored 15 points and senior forward Jessika Bradley added 14, but it wasn’t enough last night as BYU beat SDSU 65-55 in front of 702 fans at Viejas Arena. The Aztecs jumped out to a 10-...

Jimmer hands SDSU its first loss

by Matt McClanahan

January 27, 2011

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PROVO, UTAH — Jimmer Fredette made his case for National Player of the Year honors against San Diego State when the guard scored 43 points in a 71-58 victory against the Aztecs last night. The loss snapped SDSU's 20-g...

Fisher must find way to jam BYU’s Jimmer

by Edward Lewis

January 26, 2011

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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

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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...

Last tickets available on a first-come basis

by Edward Lewis

January 24, 2011

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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

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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...