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Matt Mitchell (left) and Jordan Schakel (right) celebrate after a 62-58 win over Boise State.

Matt Mitchell and Jordan Schakel signed as undrafted free agents

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // August 1, 2021

The NBA Draft came and went on July 29. Over the course of two rounds, sixty players heard their names called by various teams. Of those sixty players,...

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San Diego State men's basketball senior guard Jordan Schakel and senior forward Matt Mitchell pictured during the 2020-21 season.

Column: Jordan Schakel and Matt Mitchell rank among best duos in program history

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // May 14, 2021

With a 23-4 record, Mountain West Conference tournament championship win and automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament after 2020’s events, San Diego State...

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San Diego State men’s basketball sophomore forward Keshad Johnson attempts a layup during the Aztecs’ 68-57 Mountain West Conference tournament victory over Utah State on March 13, 2021 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Column: How far can SDSU go in the NCAA Tournament?

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // March 17, 2021

No. 16/18 San Diego men’s basketball was picked as the No. 6 seed in the Midwest region of the NCAA tournament on Selection Sunday. Between now and...

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San Diego State men's basketball senior guard Trey Pulliam attempts a layup during the Aztecs' Mountain West Conference tournament semifinal win over Nevada on March 12 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Aztecs return to MWC tournament championship game, hope to win second in eight years

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // March 13, 2021

No. 1 seed San Diego State men’s will look to avoid a 3-peat by No. 2 seed Utah State in the Mountain West Conference championship game on March 13 at...

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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell pulls up for a mid-range shot during the Aztecs' 73-60 win over Air Force in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West tournament on March 5, 2020 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Column: One year later, it’s special for the Aztecs to be back

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // March 8, 2021

San Diego State men’s basketball is gearing up for the most pivotal moments of the season as it heads into the Mountain West Conference tournament in...

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The San Diego State men's basketball team huddles together before the Aztecs' 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

CHAMPIONS: Aztecs claim back-to-back outright conference titles after defeating UNLV

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // March 4, 2021

The 2020-21 season marks the 100th year of San Diego State men’s basketball.  At no point in the previous 100 years has the program accomplished...

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San Diego State men's basketball senior forward Matt Mitchell and freshman guard Lamont Butler (left) celebrate at half court after the Aztecs' 62-58 win over Boise State on Feb. 27, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Aztecs sweep Boise State in Senior Day victory

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // February 28, 2021

While San Diego State men’s basketball would have rather been in the presence of a sold-out Viejas Arena to honor its seniors, a win — their tenth...

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San Diego State mens basketball senior forward Matt Mitchell fires a 3-pointer during the Aztecs' 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25 at Viejas Arena.

Mitchell scores 24 as Aztecs outlast Boise State in overtime, 78-66

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // February 26, 2021

Going into halftime with a 12-point lead, No. 22/25 San Diego State men’s basketball looked like it was having its way early against Boise State on Feb....

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San Diego State men's basketball senior guard Trey Pulliam controls the ball during the Aztecs' 72-62 loss to Brigham Young on Dec. 18, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Pulliam ties career-high as Aztecs top Fresno State

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // February 19, 2021

In an attempt to extend its winning streak to seven games, San Diego State men’s basketball found itself down 11-0 early on against Fresno State. That’s...

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San Diego State men's basketball senior guard Jordan Schakel drives to the basket during the Aztecs' 77-55 win over San José State on Feb. 10, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball update: Schakel honored, newly-ranked Aztecs prepare for Fresno State

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // February 17, 2021

So far this season, there have been Mountain West Conference Player of the Week winners from all across the conference.  No. 25 San Diego State men’s...

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Senior forward Matt Mitchell attempts a dunk during the Aztecs' 98-71 win over Wyoming on Jan. 31 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Men’s basketball routs Wyoming, takes series with 98-71 win

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // January 31, 2021

San Diego State men’s basketball closed out its home series against the Wyoming Cowboys with a sweep after a 98-71 win on Saturday night at Viejas Arena.  It...

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Senior guard Terrell Gomez (front) and senior forward Matt Mitchell run up the court 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.

Men’s basketball topples Air Force in one-sided affair, wins series

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // January 25, 2021

San Diego State men’s basketball followed up its fourth-largest Mountain West Conference road victory with another blowout win, 91-59, Sunday at Clune...

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