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Column: Legacy of Winston Shepard and Skylar Spencer

Column: Legacy of Winston Shepard and Skylar Spencer

March 14, 2016

It doesn’t matter that the Aztecs lost the Mountain West Tournament championship 68-63 to Fresno State on Saturday night. It doesn’t matter that this...

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Losses for SDSU basketball make conference tournament a must-win

Losses for SDSU basketball make conference tournament a must-win

February 28, 2016

Somewhere on the way to a 12-turnover first half the San Diego State men’s basketball team began looking less like a team that has won a share of five...

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Warning to the Mountain West: Matt Shrigley has returned for SDSU basketball

Warning to the Mountain West: Matt Shrigley has returned for SDSU basketball

February 16, 2016

Following an 18-turnover effort and a one-point loss at Fresno State last Wednesday, the Aztecs needed to mix something up, they needed something different. San...

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SDSU mens basketball wins wild OT contest over New Mexico to set school record, 78-71

SDSU men’s basketball wins wild OT contest over New Mexico to set school record, 78-71

February 6, 2016

In a game where the stakes were San Diego State taking a 3 1/2 game lead in conference play, setting a program record for best start in conference play...

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SDSU baseballs youthfulness will make a Mountain West 4-peat tough

SDSU baseball’s youthfulness will make a Mountain West 4-peat tough

February 3, 2016

San Diego State’s recent baseball history has been short and sweet. Before the 2013 season, the Aztecs only managed to make it to NCAA Regionals, the...

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Aztec mens basketball starting to meet lofty expectations from preseason pundits

Aztec men’s basketball starting to meet lofty expectations from preseason pundits

January 27, 2016

Somewhere on the way to a 7-6 nonconference start, fans of San Diego State men’s basketball became concerned — scratch that — became annoyed with...

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SDSU mens basketball figuring out how to finish in conference play

SDSU men’s basketball figuring out how to finish in conference play

January 20, 2016

As San Diego State was sweeping its doorstep, kicking its students out and turning out the lights on the fall semester, the men’s basketball team was...

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SDSU mens basketball looks to right the ship in time for Mountain West play

SDSU men’s basketball looks to right the ship in time for Mountain West play

December 24, 2015

With 2:49 left in the game against No. 2 University of Kansas and a media timeout taken, the San Diego State fans made a break for the exit. They had seen...

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Aztecs post effort leaving a lot to be desired so far

Aztecs’ post effort leaving a lot to be desired so far

December 9, 2015

On a pristine Sunday afternoon at Petco Park, the San Diego State men’s basketball was supposed to provide an encore performance to the football team’s...

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Pick ems: Conference championship edition

Pick ’ems: Conference championship edition

December 4, 2015

This is a pick ‘em of every conference championship game plus commentary on a variety of college football situations. This is the place where, on paper,...

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Mountain West lucky SDSU is hosting championship game, but composite rankings shouldnt be used to determine that

Mountain West lucky SDSU is hosting championship game, but composite rankings shouldn’t be used to determine that

December 2, 2015

When the San Diego State football team put the finishing touches on a 31-14 victory over University of Nevada on Saturday night, it was the first time...

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Mountain West Football Pick Em: Week 13

Mountain West Football Pick’ Em: Week 13

November 28, 2015

The Mountain West has already been won. San Diego State, the winner of the West Division, will play Air Force Academy, the winner of the Mountain Division....

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SDSU hoops needs seniors to perform

SDSU hoops needs seniors to perform

November 25, 2015

When head coach Steve Fisher ran out his new-look starting lineup against East Carolina University on Monday night, many thought, “I sure hope he knows...

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Mountain West Football Pick Em: Week 12

Mountain West Football Pick ‘Em: Week 12

November 20, 2015

At the beginning of the football season there was no conference more boring than the Mountain West, but right now I don’t know of a conference that has...

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Inconsistent guard play an early theme for the Aztecs

Inconsistent guard play an early theme for the Aztecs

November 19, 2015

It’s too early to project whether the San Diego State men’s basketball team will make a seventh straight NCAA tournament, and it’s far too early...

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Mountain West Football Pick Em: Week 11

Mountain West Football Pick ‘Em: Week 11

November 14, 2015

Teams in the Mountain West are now face-to-face with their last opportunities to make a push for the MW Championship game. The Utah State-Air Force and...

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For SDSU football, the College Football Playoff rankings arent the most important

For SDSU football, the College Football Playoff rankings aren’t the most important

November 10, 2015

For this year’s San Diego State football team, six is the number that delineates bad from good. Six years ago was the last time SDSU football was...

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Mountain West Football Pick em: Week 10

Mountain West Football Pick ’em: Week 10

November 5, 2015

From this point on, every week in the Mountain West’s Mountain Division is interesting. Utah State, Boise State and Air Force Academy are all tied for...

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SDSU students forced to make a choice between basketball and going to class

SDSU students forced to make a choice between basketball and going to class

November 4, 2015

One team in this town has built itself into what San Diego’s professional sports teams have failed to do: becoming the hottest ticket in town. On...

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One-and-done killing college hoops traditions

One-and-done killing college hoops traditions

November 4, 2015

College basketball has mutated into a self-sustaining, 24-hour news cycle. A new recruit, player decommit, high-profile transfer and the occasional...

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Ben Perez looks like an X-factor for the Aztecs

Ben Perez looks like an X-factor for the Aztecs

November 3, 2015

At the conclusion of San Diego State men’s basketball's 86-48 victory over Cal State San Marcos, redshirt-junior guard Matt Shrigley had zeros in all...

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Mountain West Football Pick Em: Week 9

Mountain West Football Pick ‘Em: Week 9

October 29, 2015

With five weeks left in conference play, the standings in the Mountain West are really starting to take shape. This makes the Utah State University...

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Mountain West Football Pick Em: Week 8

Mountain West Football Pick ‘Em: Week 8

October 23, 2015

This week, San Diego State plays the biggest game of its season because it has major postseason implications. University of Nevada is going to do its...

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Mountain West Football Pick Em: Week 6

Mountain West Football Pick ‘Em: Week 6

October 16, 2015

In this week’s pick ‘em, the top teams in the Mountain and West divisions of the Mountain West face off, Fresno State has another twist in its erratic...

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Mountain West Football Pick Em: Week 6

Mountain West Football Pick ‘Em: Week 6

October 10, 2015

This week’s games have my mind running wild with interesting bowl names. The one I didn't pick as my Bad Bowl Name of the Week was the Stampede Bowl...

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SDSU mens hoops opens practice for 2015-16 season

SDSU men’s hoops opens practice for 2015-16 season

October 2, 2015

The Jeff Jacobs JAM Center is the shiny new toy of San Diego State athletics, and its utility was on full display Friday during men’s basketball’s...

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Mountain West Football Pick Em: Week 5

Mountain West Football Pick ‘Em: Week 5

October 2, 2015

Boise State is the only team that's truly separating itself from the rest of the Mountain West. Every other team appears that it could eek out a win or...

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Mountain West Pick em: Week 4

Mountain West Pick ’em: Week 4

September 25, 2015

Play along as Daily Aztec senior staff columnist Kris Keehl picks how Mountain West football teams will perform against the spread. Over the course of...

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Keehls Korner: Mountain West football Week 3 picks

Keehl’s Korner: Mountain West football Week 3 picks

September 19, 2015

Play along as staff columnist Kris Keehl attempts to reason his way through picking how teams will perform against the spread. Over the course of the season,...

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SDSU footballs Mount Rushmore

SDSU football’s Mount Rushmore

September 9, 2015

Marshall Faulk, Running back, 1991-93 Marshall Faulk was recruited out of Carver High School in New Orleans. Although Faulk was an All-American defensive...

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Scheduling USD not helping SDSU football title hopes

Scheduling USD not helping SDSU football title hopes

August 19, 2015

San Diego State football opens non-conference play against the University of San Diego on Sept. 5. This faux-rivalry game is the first meeting between...

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Court storming is a fan birthright

Court storming is a fan birthright

March 16, 2015

San Diego State made it loud and clear following the Aztecs’ 67-43 victory against University of Nevada, Reno that it supports college student celebration...

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Aztecs require renovations to Rise to 25

Aztecs require renovations to ‘Rise to 25’

February 2, 2015

Just prior to San Diego State’s football team playing the United States Naval Academy in the Poinsettia Bowl, Athletic Director Jim Sterk launched the...

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