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San Diego State men's basketball senior guard Terrell Gomez attempts a layup during the Aztecs' 78-65 win over Colorado State on Jan. 4, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

How Terrell Gomez has become a dual-threat player in an Aztec uniform

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // February 24, 2021

He might be only 5-foot-8, but San Diego State men’s basketball senior guard Terrell Gomez is making an impact on both ends of the floor in 2020-21. Gomez...

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San Diego State women’s basketball junior guard Sophia Ramos attempts a layup while sophomore forward Mallory Adams looks on from the corner during the Aztecs’ 80-65 loss to UNLV on Feb. 15, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Column: Aztecs gaining depth at right time

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

Since last Monday, San Diego State women’s basketball played four games at Viejas Arena. The team played two against UNLV and two against Fresno State.  Even...

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San Diego State men's basketball then-junior forward Matt Mitchell completes a dunk over a New Mexico defender during the Aztecs' 82-59 win over the Lobos on Feb. 11, 2020 at Viejas Arena. With the win, the Aztecs became the 2020 Mountain West regular-season champions.

Aztecs to make up game against UNLV, New Mexico forfeits series

by Kyle Betz and Andrew Finley // February 23, 2021

No. 22 San Diego State men’s basketball’s final home series against Boise State this weekend will not be the last of the team’s regular-season action. The...

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San Diego State men's basketball senior guard Jordan Schakel drives to the basket during the Aztecs' 77-55 win over San José State on Feb. 10, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball update: Schakel honored, newly-ranked Aztecs prepare for Fresno State

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // February 17, 2021

So far this season, there have been Mountain West Conference Player of the Week winners from all across the conference.  No. 25 San Diego State men’s...

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San Diego State junior guard Sophia Ramos looks to drive inside during the Aztecs' 80-65 loss to UNLV on Feb. 15, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Ramos returns to the floor, gets 1000th-career point

by Kyle Betz and Breven Honda // February 16, 2021

San Diego State women’s basketball junior guard Sophia Ramos was only 11 points away from scoring 1,000 points in her collegiate career entering the...

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San Diego State women's basketball junior guard Mercades Staples goes against a Cal Poly defender during the Aztecs' 73-63 loss to the Mustangs on Dec. 21 at Viejas Arena.

Women’s basketball update: The San José effect and elongated homestand

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

San Diego State women’s basketball now has more than a week to prepare for UNLV on Feb. 15 and 16.  The two games against the Runnin’ Rebels come...

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Sophomore guard Isabela Hernandez faces a New Mexico defender during the Aztecs' 65-48 loss to the Lobos on Feb. 5 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs drop fifth straight in 65-48 loss to New Mexico

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // February 6, 2021

In an aggressive scramble for the win, San Diego State women’s basketball once again put up a fight against New Mexico but fell short, losing 65-48 on...

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Junior forward Ivvana Murillo drives towards the basket during the Aztecs' 84-48 loss to New Mexico on Feb. 3 at Viejas Arena.

Women’s basketball fails to keep up with New Mexico’s explosive offense

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // February 4, 2021

After a promising first-half performance, San Diego State women’s basketball was unable to contain a high-powered New Mexico team in the second half,...

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Senior guard Jordan Schakel attempts to dribble around a defender during the Aztecs‘ 65-60 win over Nevada on Jan. 7 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Men’s basketball wins 65-60 nail-biter over Nevada

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // January 8, 2021

Nevada came into Viejas Arena Thursday night riding a two-game winning streak. After 40 minutes of back-and-forth basketball, that streak was ended and...

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Senior guard Jordan Schakel follows through on a 3-point attempt during the Aztecs' 78-65 win over Colorado State on Jan. 4 at Viejas Arena.

Schakel has a career night as men’s basketball rebounds versus Colorado State

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // January 4, 2021

Coming off its second loss of the season Saturday, San Diego State men's basketball had the opportunity to face the team that came back from 26 points...

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Senor guard Téa Adams looks to dish the ball to a teammate during the Aztecs' 73-63 loss to Cal Poly on Dec. 21 at Viejas Arena.

Women’s basketball wraps up non-conference action with home loss to Cal Poly

by Reese Savoie, Senior Staff Writer // December 21, 2020

San Diego State University women’s basketball fell to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 73-63 in its last non-conference matchup of the 2020-21 season on Monday,...

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Senior forward Matt Mitchell faces UC Irvine sophomore forward JC Butler during the Aztecs' 77-58 win over the Anteaters on Nov. 27 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Aztecs use 36-4 first half run to beat St. Katherine

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // December 2, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball defeated the University of St. Katherine Firebirds 83-41 on Dec. 2 at Viejas Arena. Even though the score indicated...

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