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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn celebrates after cutting down a piece of the hoop following the Aztecs' 82-59 win over New Mexico on Feb. 11. The win culminated in the Aztecs claiming the Mountain West Conference regular season title.

Malachi Flynn selected 29th overall by Toronto Raptors in 2020 NBA Draft

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // November 18, 2020

When former San Diego State men’s basketball guard Malachi Flynn initially transferred to SDSU, he came south from his Pacific Northwest home in Tacoma,...

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Former SDSU forward Kawhi Leonard dunks the ball during a preseason scrimmage agianst Point Loma Nazarene on Nov. 10, 2009.

Column: What’s next for SDSU alumnus Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers?

by Dustin Magallanes, Staff Writer // October 26, 2020

“Disappointing” is a word that perfectly sums up the Clippers 2020 run in the postseason.   After an offseason in which the Clippers were able...

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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell fires a jumper during the Aztecs' 81-64 win over Long Island University on Nov. 22, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

After testing NBA Draft waters, Matt Mitchell returns to SDSU for senior season

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // July 31, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball forward Matt Mitchell has opted out of the NBA Draft process to return for his senior year with the Aztecs, he announced...

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn looks to drive to the basket during the Aztecs’ 73-60 win over Air Force at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on March 5.

Column: Malachi Flynn can be a difference-maker in the NBA

by Dustin Magallanes, Contributor // July 12, 2020

With Kawhi Leonard adding another NBA Championship and Finals MVP to his growing list of accolades last year, we were given a reminder how dominant of...

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Opinion: We want sports back but we want freedom for all even more

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // June 22, 2020

On June 12, more than 80 NBA players were on a Zoom conference call regarding the restart of the NBA season in Orlando. Among them were superstars like...

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Malik Pope declares for NBA Draft, will not hire an agent

Malik Pope declares for NBA Draft, will not hire an agent

by Ryan Posner, Sports Editor // April 12, 2016

Arguably nobody finished the 2015-16 season hotter for the San Diego State men's basketball team than sophomore forward Malik Pope. Pope has now parlayed...

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One-and-done killing college hoops traditions

One-and-done killing college hoops traditions

by Kris Keehl, Senior Staff Columnist // November 4, 2015

College basketball has mutated into a self-sustaining, 24-hour news cycle. A new recruit, player decommit, high-profile transfer and the occasional...

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Alexis Cage looks to pave her own SDSU legacy through volleyball

Alexis Cage looks to pave her own SDSU legacy through volleyball

by Sydney Olmstead, Contributor // September 23, 2015

The lights glisten off the waxed surface of the gym floor and footsteps echo as San Diego State volleyball sophomore Alexis Cage takes the court with her...

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Malik Pope will return to SDSU for his sophomore year

Malik Pope will return to SDSU for his sophomore year

by Anthony Reclusado, Staff Writer // April 9, 2015

San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher announced yesterday that freshman forward Malik Pope has decided to remain atop the Mesa for...

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Xavier Thames against UC Riverside

Brooklyn Nets trade for Aztec ‘X-Factor’

by Terence Chin, Assistant Sports Editor // July 7, 2014

To say it’s been a good summer so far for San Diego State basketball fans could perhaps be taken as an understatement. It started as fans saw former...

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Leonard's MVP provides hope

Leonard’s MVP provides hope

by Matthew Bain, Senior Staff Writer // June 23, 2014

Kawhi Leonard has been a household name in San Diego since his days of leading the 2010-11 San Diego State basketball team to a program-best 34-3 record...

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