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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell fires a shot over a Grand Canyon defender during the Aztecs' 86-61 win over the Lopes on Nov. 13, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Men’s basketball gearing up for unconventional season

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 24, 2020

Believe it or not, it’s been only about eight months since San Diego State men’s basketball’s 2019-20 season was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

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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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Senior running back Greg Bell rushes for a touchdown during the Aztecs’ 34-10 win over Hawaii on Nov. 14 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Aztecs-Bulldogs canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // November 22, 2020

The next chapter to the Battle for the Oil Can Trophy will have to wait for now.  San Diego State football announced earlier today via the Mountain...

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San Diego State women's rowing practices in the fog in Mission Bay.

Women’s rowing program discontinued due to financial impacts, gender equity

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 20, 2020

Earlier this summer, San Diego State women’s rowing head coach Bill Zack said the program is aiming for its best-ever finish in conference competition. “We...

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USD then-head volleyball coach Brent Hilliard instructs his team during his tenure with the Toreros.

Q&A: Hilliard discusses return to Peterson Gym, adjustments to training during pandemic

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // November 20, 2020

Last month, San Diego State volleyball resumed indoor activities to practice and scrimmage inside Peterson Gym and they’ve done it without a single positive...

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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...

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Then-sophomore guard Adam Seiko drives to the hoop during the Aztecs' 66-49 win over the University of San Diego on Nov. 20, 2019 at Jenny Craig Pavilion in San Diego.

Mountain West Conference changes 2020-21 basketball slate

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // November 9, 2020

Earlier today, the Mountain West Conference announced a 20-game men’s and women’s basketball conference schedule to comply with each county, local...

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Then-sophomore middle blocker Andrea Walker spikes the ball during the Aztecs' 3-1 win over Air Force on Nov. 14, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

Mountain West Conference releases formats to resume three sports

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // October 30, 2020

The Mountain West Conference unveiled a press release on Oct. 29 with guidance to resume baseball, women’s volleyball and women’s soccer next spring. Each...

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Then-sophomore forward Nathan Mensah attempts a one-handed shot over a Tennessee State defender during the Aztecs' 62-49 win over the Tigers on Nov. 25, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Fall Camp update: Aztecs play five-on-five, non-conference schedule and status of Mensah

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // October 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic was the catalyst that cut San Diego State men’s basketball’s season short in March, when the NCAA Tournament was canceled due...

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Then-sophomore cornerback Darren Hall celebrates after returning a fumble for a touchdown  during the Aztecs’ 48-11 win over Central Michigan on Dec. 21, 2019 at the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Aztecs set to host UNLV in 2020 season opener

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // October 23, 2020

After months of uncertainty due to COVID-19, the Mountain West Conference postponing fall sports in early August and the initial decision to play next...

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Members of the 2019 SDSU football team pose in celebration with the Old Oil Can trophy after the Aztecs’ 17-7 victory over Fresno State on Nov. 15, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium. The win over the Bulldogs marked the first time the Old Oil Can was in SDSU's possession since 2016.

How SDSU football made it to an October 24 season opener

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // October 22, 2020

On Oct. 24, San Diego State football will kick off for their first football game of the season against UNLV at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif....

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