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MEN’S BASKETBALL: No. 6 Aztecs still unbeaten

by Edward Lewis

January 19, 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...

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

by Matt McClanahan

January 15, 2011

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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...

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

by Staff

January 12, 2011

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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 ...

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

by Staff

December 18, 2010

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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...

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs move to 9-0 for first time ever

by Staff

December 9, 2010

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By Edward Lewis, Sports Editor San Diego State arguably played its worst half of the season last night against Cal. It also arguably played its best half of the season. And when it was all said and done, SD...

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Well-rested SDSU squad rolls the Waves

by Staff

December 9, 2010

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By Eli Baldrige, Staff Writer The rest paid off for the San Diego State women's basketball team. After a rare weeklong break in its schedule, SDSU (3-4) played its best game of the season and beat Pepperdine (5-5) ...

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Fisher ‘excited’ for Hoke’s extension

by Staff

December 8, 2010

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By Edward Lewis, Sports Editor Steve Fisher has shared part of the Aztec Athletics Center with four football head coaches in his 12-year tenure as head coach of San Diego State’s men’s basketball team.  He’s seen SDSU football lose a lot of games. So, like most Aztec fans, he was happy ...

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: After tonight, SDSU gets much needed rest

by Staff

December 7, 2010

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By Eli Baldrige, Staff Writer Finally, the San Diego State women’s basketball team (2-4) is getting a break. SDSU’s win against crosstown rival USD last Tuesday was its fourth game in eight days. “Coming off of all the games that we had, we haven’t had a lot of...

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Wichita State fails to ‘shock’ red-hot SDSU

by Staff

December 6, 2010

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By Agustin Gonzalez, Assistant Sports Editor Before the tipoff of Saturday’s game against Wichita State, San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher didn’t tell his team to be careful of an upset-minded WSU. He di...

BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK: Fans come out in full force to ‘Show’ support

by Staff

December 6, 2010

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By Edward Lewis, Sports Editor Another game, another win for San Diego State men’s basketball. Take a look at some of the news and notes from SDSU’s eighth victory of the season. More fans, new traditions In Viejas Arena’s history, only ten times has it ever sold out for a men’s baske...

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: SDSU knocks off crosstown rival in OT

by Staff

December 5, 2010

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By Eli Baldrige, Staff Writer The San Diego State women's basketball team is used to close games.  Heading into Tuesday's matchup against crosstown rival University of San Diego (4-2), SDSU's last three games have been decided by two points each. Tuesday's game was no ...

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Tapley shoots the lights out in huge win

by Staff

December 5, 2010

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By Edward Lewis, Sports Lewis There was a 20-minute delay before last night's game because Viejas Arena's lights wouldn't come on. Nobody blamed Chase Tapley at the time. After the game, they could've. Because the soph...