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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 Terrell Gomez attempts a layup during the Aztecs’ 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball transfers fulfilling destiny by playing in NCAA Tournament

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

When No. 16/18 San Diego State men’s basketball got to cut down nets at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday afternoon, there were two players who...

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San Diego State men's basketball senior guard Terrell Gomez dribbles the ball during the Aztecs' 69-66 win over Wyoming in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

No. 1 seed Aztecs survive battle against No. 8 Wyoming in quarterfinals of MWC tournament

by Kyle Betz and Luis Lopez // March 11, 2021

LAS VEGAS— When San Diego State men’s basketball took on Wyoming earlier this season on Jan. 28, the Aztecs scored a Mountain West Conference record...

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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 men's basketball senior guard Terrell Gomez attempts a layup during the Aztecs' 78-65 win over Colorado State on Jan. 4, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

How Terrell Gomez has become a dual-threat player in an Aztec uniform

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // February 24, 2021

He might be only 5-foot-8, but San Diego State men’s basketball senior guard Terrell Gomez is making an impact on both ends of the floor in 2020-21. Gomez...

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Senior guard Jordan Schakel attempts a shot during the Aztecs' 77-55 win over San José State on Feb. 10, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs win sixth straight thanks to Schakel’s strong second half

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // February 11, 2021

While both of San Diego State men’s basketball’s wins over San José State will be viewed as easy blowouts, it might be better remembered for who the...

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Senior forward Matt Mitchell faces UC Irvine sophomore forward JC Butler during the Aztecs' 77-58 win over the Anteaters on Nov. 27 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Aztecs use 36-4 first half run to beat St. Katherine

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // December 3, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball defeated the University of St. Katherine Firebirds 83-41 on Dec. 2 at Viejas Arena. Even though the score indicated...

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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 forward Matt Mitchell fires a shot over a Grand Canyon defender during the Aztecs' 86-61 win over the Lopes on Nov. 13, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Men’s basketball gearing up for unconventional season

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 24, 2020

Believe it or not, it’s been only about eight months since San Diego State men’s basketball’s 2019-20 season was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

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Then-junior guard Jordan Schakel shoots a 3-point shot over a Long Island defender during the Aztecs’ 81-64 win over the Sharks on Nov. 22 at Viejas Arena.

Same names, new roles highlight SDSU offense in 2020-21

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // November 23, 2020

As the 100th season of San Diego State men’s basketball begins on Nov. 25 against UCLA, the Aztecs are coming off of what some consider to be the best...

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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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Aztecs head coach Brian Dutcher picks up commitment from another grad transfer guard for the second year in a row. Last year, it was KJ Feagin.

Grad transfer guard from CSUN commits to San Diego State

by Amber Salas, Staff Writer // April 7, 2020

Former Cal State Northridge guard Terrell Gomez will be the newest member of the San Diego State men’s basketball team. Gomez announced the news via...

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