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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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A newstand with an old, faded edition of The Daily Aztec print edition.

An unprecedented year in review: Online classes, spring break cancellation, struggle for racial justice

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief // March 10, 2021

On March 11, 2020, The Daily Aztec published its last print edition, although editors at the time did not know it. Days later, San Diego State announced...

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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell celebrates after a play during the Aztecs' 82-59 win over New Mexico on Feb. 11 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball announces 2020-21 season schedule

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

San Diego State men’s basketball announced its 2020-21 season schedule Tuesday – just eight days before the team tips off its first game. An initial...

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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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Aztecs assistant coach David Velasquez (middle) puts his head down in disappointment during the Aztecs' 59-56 loss to Utah State on March 11 at the Thomas and Mack Center.

Aztecs will play first NCAA tournament game without fans due to coronavirus

by Cristian Alvarez, Senior Staff Writer // March 11, 2020

The NCAA has announced it will limit future attendance of sporting events in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. NCAA President Mark Emmert released a statement...

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Junior guard Jordan Schakel reacts after a play during the Aztecs' 66-60 win over Colorado State on Feb. 25 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs escape with victory over Colorado State on Senior Night

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // February 25, 2020

Here’s a stat that may not be pleasing to Aztecs fans. San Diego State is 9-61 in its last 70 games when trailing with five minutes left to play. On...

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Senior guard Taylor Kalmer goes pass the Air Force defender for a layup. Kalmer has had 19 straight double-digit scoring games – the longest streak by an Aztec in the Mountain West era (since 1999).

Aztecs fall in closing seconds on game-winning shot by Air Force

by Cristian Alvarez, Senior Staff Writer // February 8, 2020

San Diego State women’s basketball lost 51-49 to Air Force on Feb. 8 at Viejas Arena. The Aztecs’ (11-14, 6-7 Mountain West Conference) three-game...

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Aztecs senior guard KJ Feagin brings the ball off the court during a 59-57 win over San José State on Dec. 8 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball cracks Top 10 in latest AP Poll, ranks seventh in nation

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // January 5, 2020

San Diego State’s 2010-11 men’s basketball team, led by Kawhi Leonard, is widely regarded as the best in program history. With an AP Poll ranking...

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Junior guard Malachi Flynn had 16 points, 3 rebounds and 8 assists and was named the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic MVP.

Aztecs stifle Utes’ offense in Hall of Fame Classic, advance to 12-0 behind Flynn’s MVP performance

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // December 21, 2019

LOS ANGELES -- Entering Saturday, No. 20 San Diego State men’s basketball was slated to play Utah — a team that upset No. 6 Kentucky just three days...

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Then-redshirt freshman forward Jalen McDaniels eyes the basket during the Aztecs' 94-56 victory over UNLV on Feb. 17 at Viejas Arena.

Jalen McDaniels facing civil suit following allegations involving sex videos

by Abraham Jewett, Sports Editor // December 12, 2018

Men's basketball sophomore forward Jalen McDaniels is being taken to court for an alleged 2016 incident that occurred while he was a student at Federal...

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Redshirt sophomore forward Jalen McDaniels goes up for the layup against Texas Southern on Nov. 14 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs head to Maui Invitational for matchup against No. 1 Duke

by Aaron Tolentino, Assistant Sports Editor // November 17, 2018

San Diego State men’s basketball travels to Hawaii on Monday to face No. 1 Duke University in the Maui Invitational. The invitational is a three-day,...

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Senior guard Devin Watson looks to initiate offense during the Aztecs' 76-60 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 6 at Viejas Arena.

Watson’s big night propels SDSU to 76-60 victory in home opener against Arkansas-Pine Bluff

by Aaron Tolentino, Assistant Sports Editor // November 7, 2018

San Diego State senior guard Devin Watson was really feeling it from three. Like Stephen Curry feeling it. “I had a little Steph Curry moment....

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