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Freshman guard Lamont Butler goes up against a Brigham Young defender during the Aztecs' 72-62 loss to the Cougars on Dec. 18, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Butler scores career-high in breakout game as Aztecs fall to Aggies

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // January 16, 2021

Without its leading scorer, San Diego State men’s basketball gave all it had but came up just short in a 64-59 loss to Utah State on Jan. 16 in Logan,...

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The San Diego State women's basketball team huddles around head coach Stacie Terry-Hutson during the Aztecs' 75-71 loss to Cal Baptist on Dec. 2, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs versus Aggies postponed due to positive COVID-19 test

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // January 16, 2021

The second game between the San Diego State women’s basketball team and Utah State was postponed on Saturday due to a positive coronavirus test within...

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Junior guard Mercades Staples pulls up for a jumper during the Aztecs' 68-60 win over Utah State on Jan. 14, 2021. Staples scored a career-high 25 points.

Staples scores career-high 24 points, Adams injured in women’s basketball win

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // January 15, 2021

Although San Diego State women’s basketball only led for seven minutes and 37 seconds of the game, they ended up on top with a winning score of 68-60...

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Senior forward Matt Mitchell attempts to dribble around a defender during the Aztecs’ 72-62 loss to Brigham Young on Dec. 18 at Viejas Arena. Mitchell scored a career-high 35 points in the losing effort.

Mitchell hurt, status unknown as Aztecs drop road contest to Aggies

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

San Diego State men’s basketball lost the first of its two-game series to Utah State by a score of 57-45 on Thursday night at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum...

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Sophomore quarterback Carson Baker attempts to escape a defender during the Aztecs' 34-6 win over UNLV on Oct. 24 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Football travels to Logan to take on Utah State

by Andrew Finley, Contributor // October 29, 2020

San Diego State football is headed to Logan, Utah where the Aztecs will kick off their first road game of 2020 against Utah State on Oct. 31. While the...

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Senior safety Trenton Thompson (#18) celebrates with his teammates after blocking a punt during the Aztecs' 34-6 win over UNLV on Oct. 24 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Midweek football update: Defense and special teams improving ahead of USU

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // October 28, 2020

Last week, San Diego State football was distraught they gave up six points and 186 yards in the victory over UNLV last Saturday at Dignity Health Sports...

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Then-junior running back Chase Jasmin celebrates in the end zone by holding the ball in the air after scoring a touchdown during the Aztecs' 48-11 win over Central Michigan on Dec. 21, 2019 at the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Column: With shortened season, Aztecs poised to make run at conference championship

by Andrew Finley, Contributor // October 17, 2020

Coming off of a 10-3 record in 2019, San Diego State football is primed to make a run at the Mountain West Conference title in 2020. Football for every...

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Head coach Brian Dutcher looks down in disappointment during the Aztecs’ 59-56 loss against Utah State at Thomas and Mack Center on March 7.

Aztecs fall in Mountain West title game on Merrill 3-pointer in final seconds

by Aaron Tolentino and Kyle Betz // March 7, 2020

LAS VEGAS -- With 26 seconds left and the score tied at 56, Utah State senior guard Sam Merrill secured a rebound off a miss by San Diego State junior...

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Senior forward Yanni Wetzell completes a slam dunk during the Aztecs' 81-68 win over Boise State on March 7 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Aztecs take on Utah State in conference title game for second straight year

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // March 7, 2020

Nearly one year ago, San Diego State men’s basketball found itself in the Mountain West Conference tournament championship game against Utah State. The...

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Junior forward Matt Mitchell drives down the lane during the Aztecs' 80-68 win over Utah State on Feb. 1 at Viejas Arena.

No. 4 SDSU improves to 23-0 with 80-68 comeback victory over Utah State

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // February 1, 2020

No. 4 San Diego State men’s basketball won its second contest of the season against Utah State with a 80-68 win on Feb. 1 at Viejas Arena. Kawhi Leonard’s...

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Senior guard Taylor Kalmer follows through on a jump shot during the Aztecs’ 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs hold off Utah State, earn second Mountain West win

by Cristian Alvarez, Staff Writer // January 4, 2020

San Diego State women’s basketball defeated the Utah State Aggies by a final score of 66-62 at Viejas Arena on Jan. 4. The Aztecs (7-9, 2-2 Mountain...

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Senior guard Devin Watson drives to the hoop during the Aztecs 65-56 victory over Nevada on March 15 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

No. 4 Aztecs headed to MW championship following 65-56 victory over No. 1 Nevada

by Abraham Jewett, Sports Editor // March 15, 2019

San Diego State men’s basketball is headed back to the Mountain West Tournament championship after defeating No. 14 Nevada 65-56 on Friday evening at...

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