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Junior guard Trey Kell grimaces in pain after a hard foul.

Aztec basketball bucked out of the MW tournament by the Rams, 71-63

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // March 11, 2017

LAS VEGAS-The storyline has haunted them all season. Even when it appeared they turned the page to a new chapter, it had a way to blow the pages back...

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Junior forward Zylan Cheatham celebrates with senior guard D'erryl Williams and senior center Valentine Izundu.

Aztec basketball drops Boise State, 87-68, advances to MW semifinal

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // March 10, 2017

Perhaps it was the return of the body snatchers, the attack of the clones or the magic used in Space Jam, but something was different within the Thomas...

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Senior guard Dakarai Allen puts up a floater in SDSU's 75-40 win over Alabama State.

Aztecs ride hot start to easy 73-41 win over Alabama State

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // December 13, 2016

San Diego State men's basketball quickly rebounded from its first three-game losing streak in almost five years with a dominant 73-41 win over Alabama...

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Senior guard Dakarai Allen (4) walks away despondently after a play during the Aztecs' 74-63 loss to Arizona State.

Aztecs’ nonconference woes continue with 74-63 loss to Arizona State

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // December 10, 2016

This young 2016-17 San Diego State men's basketball season has read like the 1966 cult classic film, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. We have seen the...

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Redshirt sophomore forward Zylan Cheatham finishes a dunk in the Aztecs' 46-28 win over San Diego Christian.

SDSU men’s basketball overrun by Grand Canyon, 76-72

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // December 7, 2016

Seven games into the season trends are beginning to form for the San Diego State men’s basketball team. First, there is no place like home for these...

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Redshirt sophomore forward Zylan Cheatham attacks the basket against University of San Diego.

SDSU men’s basketball falls to Loyola University, 65-59

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // December 3, 2016

Prior to this season, promises were made of an offensive resurgence and efforts to fulfill those promises have been made. However, consistency continues...

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Redshirt sophomore forward Zylan Cheatham (14) completes a transition dunk.

Shrigley, Cheatham ignite Aztecs in 100-67 win over Savannah State

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // November 29, 2016

Before San Diego State men’s basketball began its 2016-17 season, sophomore point guard Jeremy Hemsley said his team’s offense was going to be something...

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Redshirt sophomore forward Zylan Cheatham attacks the basket against University of San Diego.

Pope returns and leads SDSU to a 77-65 win over Berkeley

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // November 22, 2016

Finally fielding a whole lineup, San Diego State men’s basketball fought its way to a 77-65 win over UC Berkeley for its first win away from Viejas Arena...

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Aztecs topple CSUSM in final dress rehearsal, 80-42

Aztecs topple CSUSM in final dress rehearsal, 80-42

by Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor // November 7, 2016

On the eve of one of the most contentious elections in modern history, the roughly 9,000 fans that occupied Viejas Arena were given a 40-minute breather...

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What's on the horizon for SDSU men's basketball?

What’s on the horizon for SDSU men’s basketball?

by Zach Engberg, Staff Writer // March 23, 2016

As seen year in and year out, college basketball is a sport based on transitions. Transitioning within each season, from nonconference to conference...

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