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Senior forward Yanni Wetzell scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds in the Aztecs' 92–48 victory over San Diego Christian on Dec. 18.

No. 20 Aztecs blowout San Diego Christian, improve to 11–0 behind Wetzell’s 17 points

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // December 18, 2019

No. 20 San Diego State men’s basketball had no issue taking care of business against San Diego Christian on Dec. 18 at Viejas Arena. The Aztecs (11-0,...

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Junior guard Devin Watson threads a pass during SDSUs loss to Fresno State on Jan. 17.

Aztecs looking to get back on track vs Colorado State, UNLV

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // January 24, 2018

San Diego State men’s basketball has two games this week, playing at home against Colorado State University on Jan. 24, before heading up the I-15 to...

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Freshman forward Matt Mitchell attacks the basket during SDSUs 85-49 win over San Jose State.

Column: Aztecs’ fall from grace falls on senior leaders

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // January 24, 2018

One of the pinnacle moments in San Diego State men’s basketball came on March 8, 2014. In front of a sold-out Viejas Arena – and an incredulous Reggie...

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Redshirt freshman forward Jalen McDaniels rises for a dunk during SDSU’s win over San Jose State on Jan. 9.

The skinny on SDSU’s freshman star

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // January 17, 2018

Jalen McDaniels was not supposed to be this good. Not yet, anyway. The 19-year-old redshirt freshman from Federal Way, Washington was expected to be...

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Senior forward Malik Pope runs in transition during SDSU's 91-52 opening game win over San Diego Christian.

The sky is the limit for Pope in his senior season

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // November 12, 2017

A big question coming into San Diego State’s 2017-18 men’s basketball season was how good senior forward Malik Pope would be. After Pope led his...

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Senior forward Malik Pope puts up a floater in the first half against San Diego Christian. Pope led SDSU with 20 points in the 91-50 win.

High-flying Aztecs open season with dominant 91-52 win over San Diego Christian

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // November 10, 2017

Senior forward Malik Pope ran down the floor, catching a perfectly-placed lob from freshman forward Matt Mitchell and slamming it home, taking a 14-0 lead...

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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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Junior guard Jeremy Hemsley attacks the basket during SDSU's 81-58 win over San Diego Christian in the 2016-17 season.

Talent won’t be enough for SDSU to rebound this season

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // November 8, 2017

Shrouded in uncertainty, San Diego State men’s basketball opens its 2017-18 season this Friday against San Diego Christian College. After a 19-14 finish...

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Senior guard Trey Kell breaks away for a dunk during SDSU's 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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SDSU Athletics announced a refund policy for season ticket holders and Aztec Club members on June 18.

Men’s basketball student ticket pickup moving online

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // October 22, 2017

San Diego State University is changing its men’s basketball student ticket distribution process for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Starting on Oct....

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