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After waiting nearly a year to return to the field/court of play, more programs will compete during the 2021 spring semester than ever before.

Run it back: Spring sports have returned

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // January 27, 2021

Through season postponements/cancellations in 2020, pauses due to campus coronavirus complications and uncertainty if athletics would be able to resume...

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Sophomore guard Isabela Hernandez looks to dribble past an Air Force defender during the Aztecs' 58-55 loss to the Falcons on Jan. 24 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs lose to Air Force as midway point in conference play arrives

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // January 24, 2021

San Diego State women’s basketball was defeated by Air Force, 58-55, on Sunday afternoon on Steve Fisher Court at Viejas Arena.  The Falcons finished...

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Then-sophomore cornerback Darren Hall looks on towards the field during the Aztecs' 20-17 win over UNLV on Oct. 26, 2019 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

Column: Which Aztecs could hear their name called in the 2021 NFL Draft?

by Jason Freund, Staff Writer // January 11, 2021

Playing in the NFL is a dream shared by any player who steps onto a football field. Despite a shortened college football season due to the pandemic, the...

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Freshman guard/forward Kim Villalobos looks to drive past the UC Irvine defense during the Aztecs' 66-55 win over the Anteaters on Dec. 19, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Women’s basketball earns first conference win of season, splits series with Nevada

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // January 11, 2021

San Diego State women’s basketball opened up Mountain West Conference play this past weekend, walking away with one win and one loss from a two-game...

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Senior guard Trey Pulliam hugs junior forward Nathan Mensah after the Aztecs' 69-67 win over Nevada on Jan. 9 at Viejas Arena. Pulliam went coast-to-coast to hit the game-winning shot while time expired.

Pulliam’s buzzer-beating runner lifts Aztecs to complete sweep over Nevada

by Reese Savoie, Senior Staff Writer // January 10, 2021

 San Diego State men’s basketball defeated the University of Nevada 69-67 at Viejas Arena Saturday night, sweeping the series and collecting its ninth...

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Junior cornerback Darren Hall intercepts a pass during the Aztecs’ 29-17 win against Colorado State on Dec. 5 at Dignity Health Sports Park.

Football update: Aztecs withdraw from bowl consideration, conference honors and more

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // December 16, 2020

San Diego State football ended the unprecedented 2020 football regular season last week with a 28-14 loss to nationally-ranked No. 18 BYU.  The Aztecs...

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Defensive specialist and libero Nadia Barcklay celebrates after a play while playing club volleyball.

Volleyball freshmen reflect on unusual year, season postponement

by Megan Oytas, Staff Writer // December 11, 2020

When new student-athletes enrolled at San Diego State, they probably did not expect their first collegiate season to be postponed by a pandemic. This is...

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Junior guard Sophia Ramos prepares to fire a 3-point shot during the Aztecs 75-71 loss to Cal Baptist on Dec. 2 at Viejas Arena. Ramos led the Scarlet and Black with xx points, including xx makes from beyond the arc.

Three observations: Women’s basketball falls to Cal Baptist, 75-71, in home opener

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // December 2, 2020

San Diego State women's basketball lost 75-71 to Cal Baptist in its first home game of the 2020-21 season. With the loss, the Aztecs fall to 1-2 after...

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Junior forward Matt Mitchell flexes in celebration after a chance to complete a three-point play against New Mexico on Feb. 11 at Viejas Arena.

Esta semana en deportes: ambos equipos de básquetbol reciben honores de conferencia, el fútbol americano modifica su horario

by Daniel Guerrero, Editor de Mundo Azteca // December 1, 2020

El fútbol americano de la Universidad Estatal de San Diego que reorganiza su calendario y el básquetbol masculino y femenil que comienza sus temporadas...

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San Diego State women's basketball junior guard Sophia Ramos (left) and men's basketball senior forward Matt Mitchell won the Mountain West Conference Player of the Week awards for the week ending Nov. 29 on Nov. 30, according to a conference-issued press release.

Sophia Ramos, Matt Mitchell named Mountain West Players of the Week

by Kyle Betz and Breven Honda // November 30, 2020

San Diego State women's basketball junior guard Sophia Ramos and men’s basketball senior forward Matt Mitchell were each named Mountain West Conference...

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Then-sophomore guard Sophia Ramos looks to drive to the basket while facing a USD defender during the Aztecs' 70-47 loss to the Toreros on Dec. 11, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Women’s basketball ‘excited’ to be back, looks to surprise MWC

by Breven Honda and Katelynn Robinson // November 24, 2020

The San Diego State women’s basketball season is here after an unusual summer.  After last year’s first round Mountain West Conference Tournament...

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Then-junior guard Jordan Schakel points after a play during the Aztecs' 68-55 win over Nevada on Jan. 18 at Viejas Arena.

Writer’s roundtable: 2020-21 San Diego State men’s basketball season predictions

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // November 23, 2020

The last time The Daily Aztec did a San Diego State men’s basketball roundtable, we discussed the what-ifs to a 30-2 team and what could have been a...

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