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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn dribbles past Utah State sophomore center Neemias Queta during the Aztecs’ 59-56 loss against Utah State at Thomas and Mack Center on March 7.

Column: Three reasons why Toronto is the ideal fit for Malachi Flynn

by Dustin Magallanes, Staff Writer // November 30, 2020

It was a night where dreams came true and for the young, talented collegiate and young professional stars who were able to have their name called, signaling...

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Former SDSU forward Kawhi Leonard dunks the ball during a preseason scrimmage agianst Point Loma Nazarene on Nov. 10, 2009.

Column: What’s next for SDSU alumnus Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers?

by Dustin Magallanes, Staff Writer // October 26, 2020

“Disappointing” is a word that perfectly sums up the Clippers 2020 run in the postseason.   After an offseason in which the Clippers were able...

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Kawhi Leonard takes the mic to give his speech following his jersey being hung up in the rafters at Viejas Arena on Feb. 1.

Column: Why Kawhi Leonard has a strong chance to make history in the 2020 NBA playoffs

by Dustin Magallanes, Staff Writer // August 25, 2020

From a historic championship run with the Toronto Raptors in 2019 to another playoff appearance this year, forward Kawhi Leonard entered this season with...

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn looks to drive to the basket during the Aztecs’ 73-60 win over Air Force at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on March 5.

Column: Malachi Flynn can be a difference-maker in the NBA

by Dustin Magallanes, Contributor // July 12, 2020

With Kawhi Leonard adding another NBA Championship and Finals MVP to his growing list of accolades last year, we were given a reminder how dominant of...

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Junior forward Matt Mitchell completes a tomahawk dunk over Lobos junior guard Keith McGee.

Column: Ranking the five best games from SDSU’s historic 2019-20 season

by Brandon Freed, Staff Writer // April 3, 2020

The San Diego State men’s basketball team had arguably its best season in program history. The Aztecs were able to accomplish their best regular season...

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Dutcher is the first Aztec coach to be recognized with honor since Steve Fisher back in the 2010-11 season. Flynn is the first Aztec to receive all-American honors in the programs Division I history (since 1970).

Dutcher named national coach of the year by USA Today, Flynn second-team All-American

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // March 16, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Brian Dutcher was named national coach of the year by USA Today Sports Monday and junior guard Malachi Flynn...

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Kawhi Leonard is honored as the only Aztec to have his jersey retired in the history of SDSU during halftime of the Aztecs 80-68. Leonard shared this moment with former SDSU coach Steve Fisher and many other from the Clippers organization.

Kawhi Leonard’s jersey sits alone atop the Viejas Arena rafters

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // February 1, 2020

At about the 10-minute mark in San Diego State men’s basketball game against Utah State, Kawhi Leonard entered the tunnel on the side of the visitor’s...

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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 1, 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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Leonard to return to SDSU for jersey retirement ceremony

by Michael Cline, Assistant News Editor // January 29, 2020

Kawhi Leonard, the forward who led San Diego State to its first Sweet Sixteen appearance in the 2011 NCAA Tournament, will become the first Aztec men’s...

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A member of The Show, SDSUs famed student section, cheers during a basketball game in the 2016-17 season.

New student’s guide to SDSU athletics

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // August 23, 2017

Starting school at San Diego State is already a daunting experience. Finding classrooms, jobs and the motivation to go to class is hard enough, much less...

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This week in Aztec sports history

by Ryan Posner, Sports Editor // January 20, 2016

Jan. 20, 2011 The year 2011 was a special year for the San Diego State men’s basketball program. The team finished off the season with a program record...

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Notebook: Jeremy Hemsley has Kawhi Leonard-like performance in debut

Notebook: Jeremy Hemsley has Kawhi Leonard-like performance in debut

by Ryan Posner, Assistant Sports Editor // November 14, 2015

Just taking a look at the box score, it's easy to see that San Diego State men's basketball freshman point guard Jeremy Hemsley had some kind of game in...

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