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Senior guard Jordan Schakel attempts to dribble around a defender during the Aztecs‘ 65-60 win over Nevada on Jan. 7 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Men’s basketball wins 65-60 nail-biter over Nevada

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // January 8, 2021

Nevada came into Viejas Arena Thursday night riding a two-game winning streak. After 40 minutes of back-and-forth basketball, that streak was ended and...

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Senior guard Jordan Schakel fires a 3-point shot during the Aztecs’ 77-58 win over the Anteaters on Nov. 27 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball pulls off second-half comeback, edges Pepperdine 65-60

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // December 6, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball kept its undefeated season alive with a 16-point comeback win over Pepperdine on Dec. 6 at Viejas Arena. The Aztecs...

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Senior guard Terrell Gomez high-fives fellow senior guard Jordan Schakel (left) during the Aztecs' 73-58 win over UCLA on Nov. 25 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Men’s basketball takes down No. 22 UCLA on opening night

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 26, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball opened its 2020-21 season with a convincing 73-58 win over No. 22 UCLA. The Aztecs did not earn a spot in the AP...

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Then-junior Jordan Schakel shoots a 3-pointer during the Aztecs' 59-57 win over San José State on Dec. 8, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

San Diego State announces it will host men’s basketball multi-team event

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // November 10, 2020

San Diego State announced Tuesday it will be opening its men’s basketball season by hosting a multi-team event at Viejas Arena featuring UCLA, UC Irvine...

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Then-sophomore forward Nathan Mensah attempts a one-handed shot over a Tennessee State defender during the Aztecs' 62-49 win over the Tigers on Nov. 25, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Fall Camp update: Aztecs play five-on-five, non-conference schedule and status of Mensah

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // October 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic was the catalyst that cut San Diego State men’s basketball’s season short in March, when the NCAA Tournament was canceled due...

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Then-sophomore guard Adam Seiko looks to dribble past a Wyoming defender during the Aztecs' 72-55 win over the Cowboys on Jan. 21 at Viejas Arena.

Mountain West unveils temporary men’s basketball 18-game conference schedule

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // October 9, 2020

The Mountain West Conference announced a tentative 18-game schedule for 11 men’s basketball programs, including San Diego State men’s basketball, according...

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San Diego State then-sophomore linebacker Caden McDonald intercepts a pass during the Aztecs' 27-17 victory over San José State on Oct. 19, 2019 at CEFCU Stadium. The pick sealed the win for SDSU and the team's record improved to 6-1.

San Diego State student-athletes return to practice after two-week sports pause

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // September 17, 2020

On Sept. 2, San Diego State athletics announced a two-week pause for all practices and workouts due to a spike of positive COVID-19 cases within the SDSU...

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SDSU men's basketball head coach Brian Dutcher cuts the nets after defeating New Mexico for the Mountain West regular-season title on Feb. 11 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball signs Brian Dutcher to three-year extension

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // September 4, 2020

In 2017-18, first-year San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Brian Dutcher led the Aztecs to a Mountain West Conference tournament win and an NCAA...

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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell attempts a jump shot over a Colorado State defender during the Aztecs' 66-60 win over the Rams on Feb. 25 at Viejas Arena.

Column: Who could start for the Aztecs in 2020-21?

by Jason Freund, Staff Writer // June 24, 2020

The deed of replacing three starters from arguably the greatest team to don a San Diego State men’s basketball jersey is an unenviable one. For head...

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