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The top photo shows a fully-equipped weightroom at the NCAA men’s basketball Tournament in Indianapolis, while a poorly-accomodated exercise area (bottom) was present at the women’s NCAA Tournament in San Antonio.

Disparity between men’s and women’s basketball tournament budgets draws controversy

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // March 30, 2021

The NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were unorthodox this year, as news of the dramatically different accommodations for men and women...

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San Diego State men's basketball senior forward Matt Mitchell guards Syracuse sophomore forward Quincy Guerrier during the Aztecs' 78-62 loss to the Orange during the first round of the NCAA Tournament on March 19, 2021 at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Syracuse upsets Aztecs in first round of NCAA Tournament

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // March 20, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS— No. 6 seed San Diego State men’s basketball came into Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis knowing it had a tough test ahead of it with...

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The San Diego State men's basketball team celebrates winning the Mountain West Conference tournament title over Utah State on March 13, 2021 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

LET’S DANCE: Aztecs selected as No. 6 seed in NCAA Tournament, face Syracuse in Midwest region

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // March 18, 2021

After sweeping the Mountain West Conference regular season and tournament titles, San Diego State men’s basketball is already a “lock” for the 2021...

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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 men's basketball senior guard Terrell Gomez attempts a layup during the Aztecs’ 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball transfers fulfilling destiny by playing in NCAA Tournament

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // March 17, 2021

When No. 16/18 San Diego State men’s basketball got to cut down nets at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday afternoon, there were two players who...

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After cutting down the nets at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, men's basketball head coach Brian Dutcher did a

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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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell holds up a piece of the net after the Aztecs defeated New Mexico 82-59 on Feb. 11, claiming the Mountain West regular-season title at Viejas Arena.

NCAA cancels tournament, school suspends spring sports

All Mountain West Conference spring sports have been suspended in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference announced in a statement Thursday morning. "The...

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn dribbles past Utah State sophomore center Neemias Queta during the Aztecs’ 59-56 loss against Utah State at Thomas and Mack Center on March 7.

Column: Can Aztecs lock up a 1 seed in the NCAA tournament?

by Michael Cline, Assistant News Editor // March 11, 2020

Fans were still exiting the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas after Saturday’s Mountain West Conference men’s basketball tournament final when...

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SDSU hosts March Madness games

March 23, 2018

San Diego State hosted the first and second rounds of March Madness 2018. They placed numerous safety precautions and closed the campus for the event.

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DA PREPLAY- March Madness

March 14, 2018

Be sure to check out the forecast in this week's DA Preplay. Men's basketball player Nolan Narain joins us to talk about the excitement in Las Vegas last...

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Candid Cam in Las Vegas

March 13, 2018

While the Aztecs were busy advancing in the Mountain West championship, Cami took to the Las Vegas strip.

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Chelsea Massey / Staff Photographer

SDSU prepares to play host to NCAA basketball tournament

by Lauren J. Mapp, Staff Writer // March 13, 2018

Hosting a NCAA championship basketball tournament for the second time in four years, San Diego State is preparing for an increase in traffic and the demand...

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