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Matt Bradley (3) takes a shot during the game against Colorado State. Bradley led the team with 26 points on the day.

Men’s basketball upset No. 20 Rams 79-49 with a blend of offensive and defensive prowess

by Adam Correa, Staff Writer // January 9, 2022

The San Diego State Aztecs (10-3-0, 2-0 Mountain West Conference) demolished the No. 20 Colorado State Rams (11-1-0, 1-1 MWC) 79-49. The 30-point win...

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Matt Bradley looks to begin a play during SDSUs game against UT Arlington. Bradley had 22 points against the Michigan Wolverines.

Turnovers and cold shooting lead to Wolverines tearing up SDSU 72-58

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // December 4, 2021

A familiar scene was playing out at the Crisler Center between the No. 24 Michigan Wolverines (5-3) and the San Diego State Aztecs (5-3). The Aztecs...

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Nathan Mensah (left) plays defense against UT Arlington on Nov. 20.

Aztecs tame Waves at the beach, win 72-47

by Marco Perez, Senior Staff Writer // December 3, 2021

The San Diego State Aztecs came into Tuesday's game against Long Beach State looking to bounce back after scoring only 43 points against USC last Friday,...

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Head Coach Brian Dutcher gestures to his bench during SDSUs game against UT Arlington.

Men’s basketball closes out Paycom Wooden Legacy with a thud, fall to USC 58-43

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // November 29, 2021

There are two ways to look at the 58-43 flogging the San Diego State Aztecs (4-2) took at the hands of the USC Trojans (6-0) in the final round of the...

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Sophomore guard Lamont Butler (5) driving through the lane against UT Arlington. Butler had 16 points on 6-of-6 shooting against Georgetown.

Men’s basketball fire on all cylinders, beat Georgetown 73-56 in first round of Paycom Wooden Legacy tournament

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // November 26, 2021

This was the San Diego State Aztecs team that head coach Brian Dutcher was expecting to see. Against the Georgetown Hoyas (2-2) in their first match...

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Lamont Butler (center) driving to the basket against Arizona State. Butler finished the game with 14 points.

Men’s basketball spear the Sun Devils in the heart 65-63

by Adam Correa, Staff Writer // November 19, 2021

The San Diego State Aztecs (2-1) won a tight one against the Arizona State Sun Devils (2-2) Thursday night 65-63. The Aztecs are now 9-6 against the Sun...

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San Diego State men’s basketball sophomore forward Keshad Johnson attempts a layup during the Aztecs’ 68-57 Mountain West Conference tournament victory over Utah State on March 13, 2021 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Column: How far can SDSU go in the NCAA Tournament?

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // March 17, 2021

No. 16/18 San Diego men’s basketball was picked as the No. 6 seed in the Midwest region of the NCAA tournament on Selection Sunday. Between now and...

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San Diego State mens basketball freshman guard Lamont Butler attempts a layup during the Aztecs 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Column: Lamont Butler has a bright future ahead at SDSU

by Jason Freund, Staff Writer // March 3, 2021

What do San Diego State men’s basketball guards Jordan Schakel, Terrell Gomez, Trey Pulliam and forward Matt Mitchell all have in common? All four...

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Freshman guard Lamont Butler attempts a layup during the first half of the Aztecs 87-57 win over Wyoming on Jan. 28 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball’s explosive first half leads to record-breaking performance over Wyoming

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // January 29, 2021

San Diego State men’s basketball put up 63 points in the first half Thursday night against Wyoming, leading the Scarlet and Black to a 87-57 victory....

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Freshman guard Lamont Butler goes up against a Brigham Young defender during the Aztecs 72-62 loss to the Cougars on Dec. 18, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Butler scores career-high in breakout game as Aztecs fall to Aggies

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // January 16, 2021

Without its leading scorer, San Diego State men’s basketball gave all it had but came up just short in a 64-59 loss to Utah State on Jan. 16 in Logan,...

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