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Redshirt sophomore forward Zylan Cheatham (14) completes a transition dunk.

Shrigley, Cheatham ignite Aztecs in 100-67 win over Savannah State

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // November 28, 2016

Before San Diego State men’s basketball began its 2016-17 season, sophomore point guard Jeremy Hemsley said his team’s offense was going to be something...

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Aztecs drop the ball against the Bulldogs, 69-48

Aztecs drop the ball against the Bulldogs, 69-48

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // November 14, 2016

Almost 6 years to the day, a nationally unknown San Diego State men’s basketball team busted onto the national stage with a road win over No. 11-ranked...

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Aztecs topple CSUSM in final dress rehearsal, 80-42

Aztecs topple CSUSM in final dress rehearsal, 80-42

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // November 7, 2016

On the eve of one of the most contentious elections in modern history, the roughly 9,000 fans that occupied Viejas Arena were given a 40-minute breather...

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Winston Shepard records SDSU men's basketball's first triple-double in 79-55 win over IPFW in NIT

Winston Shepard records SDSU men’s basketball’s first triple-double in 79-55 win over IPFW in NIT

by Anthony Reclusado, Assistant Sports Editor // March 15, 2016

There is a reason mastodons went extinct. They were large lumbering animals and couldn’t outrun their greatest nemesis: humans. While that occurred...

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The Aztecs are not sleeping on the Spartans

The Aztecs are not sleeping on the Spartans

by Anthony Reclusado, Assistant Sports Editor // February 20, 2016

As March looms on the horizon and the final weeks of the regular season succumb to the madness, the San Diego State men’s basketball team braces for...

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Warning to the Mountain West: Matt Shrigley has returned for SDSU basketball

Warning to the Mountain West: Matt Shrigley has returned for SDSU basketball

by Kris Keehl, Senior Staff Columnist // February 16, 2016

Following an 18-turnover effort and a one-point loss at Fresno State last Wednesday, the Aztecs needed to mix something up, they needed something different. San...

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Matt Shrigley steals the show as SDSU basketball defeats Air Force, 70-61

Matt Shrigley steals the show as SDSU basketball defeats Air Force, 70-61

by Ryan Posner, Sports Editor // February 13, 2016

San Diego State redshirt-junior forward Matt Shrigley couldn't buy a basket in his first six games since coming off an ACL tear in the offseason, missing...

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Mountain West enduring chaos as SDSU men's basketball welcomes in Air Force

Mountain West enduring chaos as SDSU men’s basketball welcomes in Air Force

by Ryan Posner, Sports Editor // February 13, 2016

As the college basketball season approaches March and conference battles heat up like the weather in San Diego, news should be centered around bracketology...

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Notebook: Malik Pope to the rescue for SDSU basketball

Notebook: Malik Pope to the rescue for SDSU basketball

by Anthony Reclusado, Assistant Sports Editor // February 6, 2016

It took a full 40 minutes, an overtime period and perhaps a form of divine intervention for the San Diego State men’s basketball to escape Viejas Arena...

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Notebook: Winston Shepard and Skylar Spencer stand alone at the top of the mountain

Notebook: Winston Shepard and Skylar Spencer stand alone at the top of the mountain

by Ryan Posner, Sports Editor // January 23, 2016

San Diego State men's basketball has been to six straight NCAA tournaments and has won nine Mountain West championships, but two players stand alone at...

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Notebook: Matt Shrigley dresses for warm up

Notebook: Matt Shrigley dresses for warm up

by Anthony Reclusado, Assistant Sports Editor // January 19, 2016

It has been a long road for junior forward Matt Shrigley, who suffered an ACL tear in his right knee in July However, his return is only a matter of...

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SDSU basketball down valuable shooter with Matt Shrigley injury

by Ryan Posner, Assistant Sports Editor // August 5, 2015

For San Diego State redshirt-junior Matt Shrigley, his 2015-16 season may be over before it even started. Shrigley tore the anterior cruciate ligament...

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