The Daily Aztec

Senior forward Joshua Tomaic sinks a shot from the three-point line in SDSUs win over Cal State Fullerton

Men’s basketball defeats Fullerton to get 14th straight home win

by Andrew Finley, Assistant Sports Editor // December 12, 2021

The San Diego State Aztecs (6-3) came into their match against the Cal State Fullerton Titans (4-5) with a 13-game win streak at Viejas Arena dating back...

Continue Reading
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...

Continue Reading
Trey Pulliam (4) looks to make a play against UC Riversides Wil Tattersal.

Aztecs look to avoid first losing record since 2011 and grab a key resume building win

by Austin Tarke, Staff Writer // November 16, 2021

“Back to work today. Big game against Arizona State on Thursday,” Head coach Brian Dutcher said, during his weekly press conference as San Diego State...

Continue Reading
The Map was created by Joey Loose, and shows all of the undefeated teams in a specific NCAA sport at the beginning of each week. SDSU basketball was the last team standing on The Map in the 2019-20 season.

The return of ‘The Map’ at SDSU

by Jenna Meyer, Senior Staff Writer // October 28, 2021

Aztec fans old and new are no strangers to “the map”. Its presence started on Twitter and quickly grew and expanded throughout the entire campus and...

Continue Reading
Matt Mitchell (left) and Jordan Schakel (right) celebrate after a 62-58 win over Boise State.

Matt Mitchell and Jordan Schakel signed as undrafted free agents

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // August 1, 2021

The NBA Draft came and went on July 29. Over the course of two rounds, sixty players heard their names called by various teams. Of those sixty players,...

Continue Reading
A newstand with an old, faded edition of The Daily Aztec print edition.

An unprecedented year in review: Online classes, spring break cancellation, struggle for racial justice

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief // March 10, 2021

On March 11, 2020, The Daily Aztec published its last print edition, although editors at the time did not know it. Days later, San Diego State announced...

Continue Reading
Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell celebrates after a play during the Aztecs 82-59 win over New Mexico on Feb. 11 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball announces 2020-21 season schedule

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 17, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball announced its 2020-21 season schedule Tuesday – just eight days before the team tips off its first game. An initial...

Continue Reading
Aztecs senior guard KJ Feagin celebrates cutting down nets after clinching the Mountain West regular-season title against New Mexico on Feb. 11.

Encapsulating the short-lived, yet legendary, career of KJ Feagin at SDSU

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // March 20, 2020

Before a press conference, there’s only one San Diego State men’s basketball player who would greet the media. It would go something like, “Hello...

Continue Reading
Aztecs assistant coach David Velasquez (middle) puts his head down in disappointment during the Aztecs 59-56 loss to Utah State on March 11 at the Thomas and Mack Center.

Aztecs will play first NCAA tournament game without fans due to coronavirus

by Cristian Alvarez, Senior Staff Writer // March 11, 2020

The NCAA has announced it will limit future attendance of sporting events in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. NCAA President Mark Emmert released a statement...

Continue Reading
Junior guard Jordan Schakel reacts after a play during the Aztecs 66-60 win over Colorado State on Feb. 25 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs escape with victory over Colorado State on Senior Night

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // February 25, 2020

Here’s a stat that may not be pleasing to Aztecs fans. San Diego State is 9-61 in its last 70 games when trailing with five minutes left to play. On...

Continue Reading
Senior guard Taylor Kalmer goes pass the Air Force defender for a layup. Kalmer has had 19 straight double-digit scoring games – the longest streak by an Aztec in the Mountain West era (since 1999).

Aztecs fall in closing seconds on game-winning shot by Air Force

by Cristian Alvarez, Senior Staff Writer // February 8, 2020

San Diego State women’s basketball lost 51-49 to Air Force on Feb. 8 at Viejas Arena. The Aztecs’ (11-14, 6-7 Mountain West Conference) three-game...

Continue Reading
Aztecs senior guard KJ Feagin brings the ball off the court during a 59-57 win over San José State on Dec. 8 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball cracks Top 10 in latest AP Poll, ranks seventh in nation

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // January 5, 2020

San Diego State’s 2010-11 men’s basketball team, led by Kawhi Leonard, is widely regarded as the best in program history. With an AP Poll ranking...

Continue Reading
Load More Stories