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Trimaine Davis, an honorary captain during Super Bowl LV, waves to the camera while being honored during a pregame ceremony at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Fla. on Feb. 7, 2021.

Men’s basketball alumnus Trimaine Davis honored during Super Bowl LV

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // February 10, 2021

Many know Trimaine Davis as a former San Diego State men’s basketball captain in 2005-06, but he was recognized as a different kind of captain on Feb....

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Ernie Anderson was inducted into the Aztecs Hall of Fame in 2018.

Obituary: Aztecs Hall of Fame photographer, Ernie Anderson, passes away at 73

by Breven Honda, Staff Writer // April 17, 2020

From picture to picture, longtime photographer Ernie Anderson found a way to capture San Diego State Athletics for more than five decades. If you can...

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The Aztec bench celebrates during its 73-60 win over Air Force in the Mountain West tournament quartfinal at the Thomas and Mack Center on March 5.

The time ESPN was supposed to visit SDSU’s campus following Selection Sunday

by Amber Salas, Staff Writer // April 1, 2020

The coronavirus has caused cancellations that San Diego State men’s basketball could have never imagined. Its magical season of going 30-2, with a chance...

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Members of the San Diego State mens basketball team react to the teams 11 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament at the Fowler Athletic Center on March 11. The Aztecs will play No. 6 seed University of Houston in the Round of 64 on March 15 in Wichita, Kansas.

Aztecs react to No. 11 seeding in NCAA Tournament; to play No. 6 Houston

by Abraham Jewett, Sports Editor // March 11, 2018

San Diego State men's basketball found out its destination, seeding, and opponent in the upcoming NCAA Tournament on Sunday afternoon in the Fowler Athletic...

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Freshman guard Jordan Schakel is one of the highest ranked recruits San Diego State has signed in recent memory.

Sharpshooting Schakel brings winning ways to San Diego

by Sydney Northcutt, Staff Writer // November 10, 2017

San Diego State men’s basketball freshman guard Jordan Schakel is a proven winner. Schakel set records as a four-year starter at Bishop Montgomery...

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SDSU head coach Brian Dutcher walks the sidelines during the 2016-17 season as Steve Fisher looks on.

Dutcher ready to take the reins

by Tony Zarate, Staff Writer // November 1, 2017

Steve Fisher’s retirement at the end of the 2016-17 season opened the door for a new era of San Diego State men’s basketball. Brian Dutcher, SDSU’s...

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Senior guard Trey Kell breaks away for a dunk during SDSUs loss to Arizona State in Dec. 16.

Kell, Pope tasked to lead Aztecs in senior season

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // November 1, 2017

San Diego State men’s basketball is counting on the senior leadership of guard Trey Kell and forward Malik Pope, who were named team captains for the...

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Redshirt sophomore forward Zylan Cheatham attacks the basket against University of San Diego.

SDSU forward Zylan Cheatam announces transfer

by Tony Zarate, Staff Writer // April 15, 2017

Only three days after his announcement as new head coach of the men’s basketball team, Brian Dutcher announced sophomore forward Zylan Cheatham will...

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Coach Fisher bids farewell to SDSU

Coach Fisher bids farewell to SDSU

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // April 12, 2017

In a city that is sun-drenched nearly year-round, a large shadow has been cast over Montezuma Mesa as Steve Fisher retired Tuesday, April 11. “I know...

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San Diego States mens basketball head coach Steve Fisher is retiring.

Steve Fisher retires as SDSU men’s basketball head coach

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // April 10, 2017

The show has ended for Steve Fisher. After 18 seasons atop the Mesa, San Diego State men’s basketball’s celebrated head coach has stepped down,...

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Junior guard Trey Kell grimaces in pain after a hard foul.

Aztec basketball bucked out of the MW tournament by the Rams, 71-63

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // March 11, 2017

LAS VEGAS-The storyline has haunted them all season. Even when it appeared they turned the page to a new chapter, it had a way to blow the pages back...

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Senior guard Dakarai Allen puts up a floater in SDSUs 75-40 win over Alabama State.

Aztecs ride hot start to easy 73-41 win over Alabama State

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // December 13, 2016

San Diego State men's basketball quickly rebounded from its first three-game losing streak in almost five years with a dominant 73-41 win over Alabama...

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