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San Diego State men's basketball senior forward Joshua Tomaić (left) and senior guard Trey Pulliam (right) pictured during the Aztecs’ 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Guess who’s back? Aztecs’ Pulliam and Tomaić returning for extra year 

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // April 14, 2021

San Diego State men’s basketball seniors, guard Trey Pulliam and forward Joshua Tomaić, announced they will be returning to the Aztecs for the 2021-22...

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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 mens basketball senior forward Matt Mitchell fires a 3-pointer during the Aztecs' 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25 at Viejas Arena.

Mitchell scores 24 as Aztecs outlast Boise State in overtime, 78-66

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // February 26, 2021

Going into halftime with a 12-point lead, No. 22/25 San Diego State men’s basketball looked like it was having its way early against Boise State on Feb....

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San Diego State men's basketball senior guard Trey Pulliam controls the ball during the Aztecs' 72-62 loss to Brigham Young on Dec. 18, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Pulliam ties career-high as Aztecs top Fresno State

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // February 19, 2021

In an attempt to extend its winning streak to seven games, San Diego State men’s basketball found itself down 11-0 early on against Fresno State. That’s...

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Senior guard Trey Pulliam hugs junior forward Nathan Mensah after the Aztecs' 69-67 win over Nevada on Jan. 9 at Viejas Arena. Pulliam went coast-to-coast to hit the game-winning shot while time expired.

Pulliam’s buzzer-beating runner lifts Aztecs to complete sweep over Nevada

by Reese Savoie, Senior Staff Writer // January 10, 2021

 San Diego State men’s basketball defeated the University of Nevada 69-67 at Viejas Arena Saturday night, sweeping the series and collecting its ninth...

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Then-junior guard Trey Pulliam guards a Tennessee State player during the Aztecs’ 62-49 win over the Tigers on Nov. 25, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Aztecs use big run to fuel 19-point victory over UC Irvine

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // November 27, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball defeated UC Irvine (0-2) 77-58 on Nov. 27 at Viejas Arena.  The Aztecs (2-0) closed the first half on an 11-0 run...

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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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