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Lamont Butler (left) defends against David Azore (right) in SDSUs 68-62 win over UT Arlington.

Aztecs win ugly versus Mavericks

by Justin Cox, Staff Writer // November 23, 2021

Coming into Saturday night’s men’s basketball game against the University of Texas-Arlington (1-3), the San Diego State Aztecs (3-1) had played the...

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Trey Pulliam (4) looks to make a play against UC Riversides Wil Tattersal.

Aztecs look to avoid first losing record since 2011 and grab a key resume building win

by Austin Tarke, Staff Writer // November 16, 2021

“Back to work today. Big game against Arizona State on Thursday,” Head coach Brian Dutcher said, during his weekly press conference as San Diego State...

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Senior Trey Pulliam (center) attempts a three-point shot during the game agains U

Men’s basketball falls 66-60 in close match to rival BYU

by Morgan Prickett, Staff Writer // November 15, 2021

There isn’t much that hasn’t been said about the rivalry between San Diego State and BYU. Both teams have discontinued their football matchups with...

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Trey Pulliam (left) goes up for a shot against Colorado State.

SDSU men’s basketball announces nonconference schedule, adds Saint Mary’s

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // September 19, 2021

Basketball season is just around the corner and the expectations for the San Diego State Aztec men’s basketball team are higher than ever. Maybe that’s...

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Trey Pulliam (4) goes up against two Boise State players on February 25

SDSU basketball adds powerhouse Michigan to 2021 schedule

by Austin Tarke, Contributor // September 6, 2021

San Diego State basketball added a big contender to its schedule with the addition of an East Coast trip to Ann Arbor against the potentially top-ranked...

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San Diego State mens basketball senior guard Jordan Schakel and senior forward Matt Mitchell pictured during the 2020-21 season.

Column: Jordan Schakel and Matt Mitchell rank among best duos in program history

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // May 14, 2021

With a 23-4 record, Mountain West Conference tournament championship win and automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament after 2020’s events, San Diego State...

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After cutting down the nets at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, mens basketball head coach Brian Dutcher did a trust fall from the top of the ladder landing in his players arms after winning the Mountain West Conference Tournament

San Diego State to embrace the Madness this March

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // March 17, 2021

It’s been over a year since San Diego State men’s basketball was stripped of its chances to compete in the NCAA Tournament due to the onset of the...

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San Diego State mens basketball senior guard Trey Pulliam attempts a layup during the Aztecs Mountain West Conference tournament semifinal win over Nevada on March 12 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Aztecs return to MWC tournament championship game, hope to win second in eight years

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // March 13, 2021

No. 1 seed San Diego State men’s will look to avoid a 3-peat by No. 2 seed Utah State in the Mountain West Conference championship game on March 13 at...

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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell pulls up for a mid-range shot during the Aztecs 73-60 win over Air Force in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West tournament on March 5, 2020 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Column: One year later, it’s special for the Aztecs to be back

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // March 8, 2021

San Diego State men’s basketball is gearing up for the most pivotal moments of the season as it heads into the Mountain West Conference tournament in...

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The San Diego State mens basketball team huddles together before the Aztecs 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

CHAMPIONS: Aztecs claim back-to-back outright conference titles after defeating UNLV

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // March 4, 2021

The 2020-21 season marks the 100th year of San Diego State men’s basketball.  At no point in the previous 100 years has the program accomplished...

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San Diego State mens basketball senior forward Matt Mitchell fires a 3-pointer during the Aztecs 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25 at Viejas Arena.

Mitchell scores 24 as Aztecs outlast Boise State in overtime, 78-66

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // February 26, 2021

Going into halftime with a 12-point lead, No. 22/25 San Diego State men’s basketball looked like it was having its way early against Boise State on Feb....

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San Diego State mens basketball senior guard Terrell Gomez attempts a layup during the Aztecs 78-65 win over Colorado State on Jan. 4, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

How Terrell Gomez has become a dual-threat player in an Aztec uniform

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // February 24, 2021

He might be only 5-foot-8, but San Diego State men’s basketball senior guard Terrell Gomez is making an impact on both ends of the floor in 2020-21. Gomez...

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