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San Diego State men's basketball senior forward Joshua Tomaić passes the ball after getting double-teamed by two Brigham Young defenders during the Aztecs' 72-62 loss to the Cougars on Dec. 18, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball preparing for conference showdown against Boise State

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // February 24, 2021

No. 22/25 San Diego State men’s basketball is getting ready to play in what most would consider its biggest game of the year Thursday against Boise State.  The...

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Senior forward Matt Mitchell attempts a fadeaway jumper during the Aztecs' 72-62 loss to Brigham Young on Dec. 18 at Viejas Arena. Mitchell scored a career-high 35 points in the losing effort.

Mitchell scores career-high, Aztecs’ comeback bid falls short in upset loss to Brigham Young

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // December 18, 2020

For just the third time since the beginning of last season, No. 18/20 San Diego State men’s basketball was handed a loss.  Brigham Young came into...

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Then-sophomore tight end Daniel Bellinger (88) celebrates with then-sophomore wide reciever Elijah Kothe after Bellinger caught a touchdown pass during the Aztecs’ 13-3 victory over Brigham Young on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Football falls to No. 18 Brigham Young, ends regular season

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // December 13, 2020

San Diego State Football closed out its regular season with a 28-14 defeat to No. 18 ranked Brigham Young University on Saturday night at LaVell Edwards...

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Then-sophomore running back Jordan Byrd carries the ball during the Aztecs' 13-3 win over Brigham Young on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Football to finish regular season slate at No. 18 Brigham Young

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // December 11, 2020

After a Senior Night victory over Colorado State, San Diego State football travels to Provo, Utah to take on the Brigham Young University Cougars on Saturday,...

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Junior forward Nathan Mensah goes up for a layup during the Aztecs’ 73-58 win over UCLA on Nov. 25 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Aztecs defeat Sun Devils in clash of ranked teams

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // December 11, 2020

In what was perhaps its most important game of the year so far, No. 24 ranked San Diego State men’s basketball came away with an 80-68 victory against...

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Brigham Young then-sophomore quarterback Zach Wilson is sacked by San Diego State then-senior linebacker Troy Cassidy (right) and then-sophomore linebacker Seyddrick Lakalaka during the Aztecs' 13-3 win over the Cougars on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Column: Is Brigham Young football actually good?

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // December 10, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic stopping everyone in their tracks in 2020, it’s pretty amazing to have had a college football season. The season was thrown...

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Junior forward Matt Mitchell drives down the lane during the Aztecs' 80-68 win over Utah State on Feb. 1 at Viejas Arena.

No. 4 SDSU improves to 23-0 with 80-68 comeback victory over Utah State

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // February 2, 2020

No. 4 San Diego State men’s basketball won its second contest of the season against Utah State with a 80-68 win on Feb. 1 at Viejas Arena. Kawhi Leonard’s...

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A herd of Bronco defenders converge on redshirt junior quarterback Chirstian Chapman during SDSU’s 14-31 loss to Boise Sttae on Oct. 14. Chapman was sacked four times by the Broncos.

Aztecs live and die with the run game

by Kyle Saunders, Staff Columnist // October 18, 2017

The previously undefeated and previously nationally ranked San Diego State football fell by the wayside against an unranked Boise State University team,...

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Senior fullback Nick Bawden runs with the ball during the Aztecs 31-14 loss to Boise State on Saturday, Oct. 14, at SDCCU Stadium.

Loss should not dampen dream SDSU season

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // October 18, 2017

San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long recites the same adage every year after the Aztecs lose their first game: going undefeated in college football...

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Senior quarterback Christian Chapman is tackled by freshman defensive end Curtis Weaver and redshirt freshman defensive end Kayode Rufai.

SDSU steamrolled by Boise State, 31-14

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // October 14, 2017

The game was labeled “Code Red" by San Diego State University, and a season-high 49,053 fans filled the stands donning scarlet.  On the field, however,...

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Redshirt junior quarterback Christian Chapman throws a pass during SDSU's 20-17 win over Stanford.

SDSU stakes claim for New Year’s Six bowl

by Mayer Pohlod, Staff Columnist // September 20, 2017

Last year many fans were hoping to hear San Diego State football named as one of 12 teams to be in a New Year’s Six bowl, which only the best teams in...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny looks for the ball during a 2017 practice.

Penny ready to take over on offense

by Kyle Saunders, Staff Writer // August 28, 2017

San Diego State football senior running back Rashaad Penny should be more than capable of filling into Donnel Pumphrey’s shoes as the starting running...

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