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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn dribbles upcourt during the Aztecs' 81-64 win over Long Island on Nov. 22 at Viejas Arena.

This week in Aztec sports: Flynn drafted, basketball returns and football prepares for road game

by Daniel Guerrero, Mundo Azteca Editor // November 21, 2020

From the hardwood to the football field, San Diego State athletics have come back into the spotlight.  New announcements for the 2020-21 men’s and...

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Junior guard Téa Adams goes up for a contested layup during the Aztecs' 55-45 victory over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17 at Viejas Arena.

Esta semana en deportes: Malachi Flynn elegido en la primera ronda, el regreso de básquetbol, y el fútbol americano se prepara a enfrentar a la Univesidad de Nevada

by Daniel Guerrero, Editor de Mundo Azteca // November 20, 2020

Desde la cancha de básquetbol hasta el campo de fútbol americano, los deportes de la Universidad Estatal de San Diego han regresado al foco. El martes...

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn celebrates after cutting down a piece of the hoop following the Aztecs' 82-59 win over New Mexico on Feb. 11. The win culminated in the Aztecs claiming the Mountain West Conference regular season title.

Malachi Flynn selected 29th overall by Toronto Raptors in 2020 NBA Draft

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // November 18, 2020

When former San Diego State men’s basketball guard Malachi Flynn initially transferred to SDSU, he came south from his Pacific Northwest home in Tacoma,...

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn hits a game-winning 3-pointer to give the Aztecs a 59-57 victory over San José State on Dec. 8, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Malachi Flynn wins Mountain West Male Athlete of the Year honor

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // July 29, 2020
San Diego State men’s basketball guard Malachi Flynn was named the Mountain West Male Athlete of the Year by the Mountain West Conference on Wednesday afternoon. Flynn is the only SDSU men’s basketball player to win the award — something that Kawhi Leonard was unable to accomplish during his time on the Mesa.
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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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Senior guard KJ Feagin celebrates before cutting down a piece of the net after the Aztecs'  82-59 win over New Mexico on Feb. 11 at Viejas Arena. With the victory, SDSU claimed the Mountain West Conference regular-season title.

Writer’s roundtable: The five biggest ‘what ifs’ regarding the Aztecs’ historic season

by The Daily Aztec Sports Staff // May 13, 2020

About two months have passed since life came to a sudden halt. Businesses, schools, concerts and sporting events, including March Madness, were some of...

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Junior guard Malachi Flynn claps his hands after a play during the Aztecs' 66-63 loss to UNLV on Feb. 22 at Viejas Arena.

Column: Those close to Malachi Flynn view on-court success as no surprise

by Devin Whatley, Staff Writer // April 29, 2020

This past season, junior guard Malachi Flynn took the San Diego State men’s basketball team to new heights, leading the team to a 30-2 record and winning...

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Aztecs’ Malachi Flynn forgoes senior season, enters NBA Draft

by Breven Honda, Staff Writer // April 17, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball junior guard Malachi Flynn was on edge with one of the biggest decisions he has ever made. Does he go to the NBA...

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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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Junior guard Malachi Flynn drives left during the Aztecs' 81-68 victory over Boise State in the Mountain West tournament semifinal on March 6 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Flynn becomes first Aztec to be named John R. Wooden All-American since 1984

by Amber Salas, Staff Writer // April 2, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball junior guard Malachi Flynn was announced as a member of the John R. Wooden All-American Team on Wednesday afternoon. The...

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Aztecs senior guard KJ Feagin celebrates cutting down nets after clinching the Mountain West regular-season title against New Mexico on Feb. 11.

Encapsulating the short-lived, yet legendary, career of KJ Feagin at SDSU

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // March 20, 2020

Before a press conference, there’s only one San Diego State men’s basketball player who would greet the media. It would go something like, “Hello...

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Junior guard Malachi Flynn looks to penetrate inside during the Aztecs' 66-60 victory over Colorado State on Feb. 25 at Viejas Arena.

Flynn named second-team AP All-American

by Reese Savoie, Staff Writer // March 20, 2020

San Diego State junior guard Malachi Flynn was recognized by the Associated Press as a second-team AP All-American pick Friday morning. The past nine...

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