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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 forward Matt Mitchell fires a jumper during the Aztecs' 81-64 win over Long Island University on Nov. 22, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

After testing NBA Draft waters, Matt Mitchell returns to SDSU for senior season

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // July 31, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball forward Matt Mitchell has opted out of the NBA Draft process to return for his senior year with the Aztecs, he announced...

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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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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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Matt Mitchell to test NBA draft process

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // April 26, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball forward Matt Mitchell decided he will test the waters of the NBA by entering his name for the upcoming draft without...

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Malik Pope declares for NBA Draft, will not hire an agent

Malik Pope declares for NBA Draft, will not hire an agent

by Ryan Posner , Sports Editor // April 12, 2016

Arguably nobody finished the 2015-16 season hotter for the San Diego State men's basketball team than sophomore forward Malik Pope. Pope has now parlayed...

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Shepard sticking around for senior season

Shepard sticking around for senior season

by Ryan Posner, Staff Writer // April 23, 2015

San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher announced Thursday that junior guard Winston Shepard will return for his senior season. Shepard...

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Malik Pope will return to SDSU for his sophomore year

Malik Pope will return to SDSU for his sophomore year

by Anthony Reclusado, Staff Writer // April 9, 2015

San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher announced yesterday that freshman forward Malik Pope has decided to remain atop the Mesa for...

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