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SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: ADAMS DROPS 20 AS AZTECS SCORE SEASON-HIGH 92 POINTS IN VICTORY OVER HOPE INTERNATIONAL

 

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December 10, 2017 (San Diego) - After a heartbreaking loss at Steve Fisher Court on Friday afternoon to UC Irvine, the lady Aztecs took the court again for a mulligan on Sunday afternoon against Hope International, who traveled down to San Diego from Fullerton.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL DROPS HEARTBREAKER TO UC IRVINE 67-65

 

Aztecs dealt first home loss of the year

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Photo:  McKynzie Fort led all players with 16 points on Friday vs. UCI.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

December 8, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team suffered its first home loss of the season in heartbreaking fashion on Friday, falling to UC Irvine by a narrow 67-65 count in front of 4,148 fans at Steve Fisher Court.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 12/5: BOWL GAME ANNOUNCED

 

 

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December 5, 2017 (San Diego) - Another fun-filled SDSU athlet press conference awaited the media and this week, football offensive coordinator Jeff Horton, defensive coordinator Danny Gonzales, sophomore running back Juwan Washington, senior defensive lineman Sergio Phillips and junior safety Parker Baldwin had a bowl game to talk about.  They appeared along with men's basketball head coach Brian Dutcher and women's basketball head coach Stacie Terry.

SDSU'S MCKYNZIE FORT NAMED MW WBB PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec guard picks up third career weekly conference award

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December 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s McKynzie Fort (Fontana, Calif.) has been named Mountain West Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for a pair of exceptional performances in the Aztecs’ victories over San Diego and Arizona. With her award, the SDSU senior collected her third career weekly award and the Aztecs first of the season.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: MCDANIELS GETS DOUBLE DOUBLE AS AZTECS CHOP BRAVES 75-52

 

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December 2, 2017 (San Diego) - Following a big win at Jenny Craig Pavilion against USD on Thursday night, SDSU men’s basketball finally returned home for a Sunday matinee against the 7-1 Bradley Braves as part of the annual Mountain West-Missouri Valley Challenge.  In case you were wondering, Bradley is a private university in Peoria, Illinois with 5,400 students.  This is the first time the Aztecs have seen the Braves since 1967.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS UPENDS ARIZONA ON THE ROAD 78-67

 

Aztecs move to 5-2 on the year

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Photo:  McKynzie Fort tallied a season-high 26 points at Arizona on Sunday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

December 3, 2017 (Tucson) - Senior McKynzie Fort scored a season-high 26 points to help the San Diego State women’s basketball team to a 78-67 conquest of Arizona in a nonconference game Sunday at McKale Center.

WATSON POSTS 26 AS SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL BREEZES PAST USD 66-57

 

 

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December 1, 2017 (San Diego) - After the Wooden Legacy, SDSU men’s basketball took it crosstown to Jenny Craig Pavilion for a matchup with the Toreros.  Brian Dutcher is convinced they’re not rivals.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: FORT'S LATE LAYUP SINKS TOREROS 77-76

 

 

Aztecs snap four-game slide vs. USD

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November 29, 2017 (San Diego) - Behind McKynzie Fort’s driving layup with eight seconds remaining and Khalia Lark’s game-clinching steal, the San Diego State women’s basketball team defeated the University of San Diego in thrilling fashion Thursday night, 77-76, at Steve Fisher Court.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL DROPS WOODEN LEGACY TITLE BY FIVE

 

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November 27, 2017 (Fullerton) - Finally, the Aztecs men’s basketball team got their first day of rest at the Wooden Legacy.  Tonight, they had another late game, but it was worth staying up for; the title game against Washington State in the two squads’ first meeting since 2006.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS DEFEATED BY TULANE 80-46

 

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Photo:  Jenay Bojorquez had six points off the bench on Saturday vs. Tulane.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

November 25, 2017 (Bimini, Bahamas) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team suffered its second straight defeat on Saturday after falling to Tulane by an 80-46 count at the Junkanoo Jam.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL EDGES GEORGIA IN WOODEN LEGACY SEMIFINAL

 

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November 24, 2017 (Fullerton) - After a demonstrative win against Sacramento State last night, SDSU men’s basketball celebrated Black Friday by hitting the basketball court instead of the mall as they faced Georgia in the semifinals of the Wooden Legacy.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS TO CENTRAL MICHIGAN IN OVERTIME 85-76

 

Aztecs suffer first loss of regular season at Junkanoo Jam tournament

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Photo:  McKynzie Fort had 21 points vs. Central Michigan on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

November 24, 2017 (Bimini, Bahamas) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team experienced its first loss of the young season on Friday after dropping a tough 85-76 overtime decision to Central Michigan at the Junkanoo Jam.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/28: FOOTBALL TAKES A BACK SEAT

 

 

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November 28, 2017 (San Diego) - No football game this week, but we got a plethora of coaches at this week’s SDSU athletics press conference:  Aztecs football coach Rocky Long, men’s basketball coach Brian Dutcher, women’s basketball coach Stacie Terry, senior guard McKynzie Fort and freshman guard Te’a Adams were all present.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS SWAT HORNETS IN WOODEN LEGACY QUARTERFINAL; ADVANCE TO BLACK FRIDAY SEMIFINAL

 

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November 23, 2017 (Fullerton) - While most of us were probably in bed with food comas after Thanksgiving dinner, the San Diego State Aztecs men’s basketball team was in Fullerton at the Wooden Legacy in their quarterfinal matchup against Sacramento State.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/21: TURKEY DAY FEAST

 

 

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November 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Two days before Thanksgiving, San Diego State Aztecs provided a treat for us at this week's press conference:  a helping of football and men's basketball.  Football head coach Rocky Long, senior tight end David Wells and senior safety Trey Lomax took the podium, as well as men's basketball head coach Brian Dutcher.

MITCHELL SETS SCHOOL RECORD AS AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL DOWNS EASTERN ILLINOIS

 

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November 20, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs men’s basketball is undefeated at home and 2-1 overall, a much better start to the season than last year.  Tonight they played host to the Eastern Illinois Panthers in an exhibition game.  The Panthers are known for churning out ex-Dallas Cowboys quarterback turned analyst Tony Romo, so no one’s really heard of their basketball team.  But we’d see them tonight.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS WINS THRILLER VS. CAL STATE FULLERTON TO STAY UNDEFEATED

 

SDSU is 3-0 for just the 10th time in program history

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November 18, 2017 (San Diego) - With just five seconds on the clock, senior captain Geena Gomez scored the go-ahead basket to give San Diego State women’s basketball its third straight win to open the season, a 59-58 nail biter over Cal State Fullerton Saturday afternoon in Viejas Arena.

SENIORS LEAD AZTECS WOMEN'S HOOPS IN 58-55 WIN OVER CSUN

 

Thorderson, Fort and Lark combined to produce 79.3 percent of the team’s offense versus CSUN

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November 14, 2017 (San Diego) - With its senior class leading the way, San Diego State women’s basketball held off a late fourth-quarter comeback attempt by CSUN and beat the Matadors 58-55 Tuesday night in Viejas Arena.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS BLOWS BY BLUE HOSE IN SEASON DEBUT 77-50

 

Senior Lexy Thorderson and freshman Najé Murray each made four 3-pointers

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November 10, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball opened the 2017-18 campaign with a bang, knocking down 12 3-pointers, the most in a season opener in 15 years, to beat Presbyterian 77-50 Friday afternoon.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/7: BYE WEEK? LET'S INVITE THE OTHERS!

 

 

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November 7, 2017 (San Diego) - With a bye week this week, SDSU football head coach Rocky Long invited some of the coaches of the other Aztec sports to join in on this week’s press conference. Women’s basketball senior guards Geena Gomez and McKynzie Fort and men's basketball junior guard Jeremy Hemsley were also on hand to answer a few questions.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TOPPLES CAL STATE LOS ANGELES IN EXHIBITION WIN 71-50

 

Preseason All-Mountain West honoree McKynzie Fort was the Aztecs’ leader on offense

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November 3, 2017 (San Diego) - Three Aztecs scored double-digit points, leading San Diego State women’s basketball to a 71-50 exhibition win over Cal State Los Angeles Friday night in Viejas Arena.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS KICK OFF SEASON WITH POLISHED WIN OVER UCSD

 

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November 2, 2017 (San Diego) - November is back and so is SDSU men’s basketball.  The Aztecs of the court opened their season tonight against crosstown rival UCSD under new ownership; tonight was Brian Dutcher’s first game as head coach.  Click “read more” to see how he—and they—did.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL EARNS INDIVIDUAL HONORS FROM LINDY'S SPORTS

 

Pope listed among nation’s top power forwards

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October 10, 2017 (San Diego) - Several San Diego State men’s basketball players earned individual preseason recognition in Lindy’s Sports College Basketball magazine, which has senior guard Trey Kell as one of four players on the cover.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 10/10 FEATURING AZTECS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

 

 

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October 10, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State football is 6-0 and ready to open conference play at home against Boise State this weekend.  Head coach Rocky Long and juniors Christian Chapman and Ronley Lakalaka sat down with the media at this week's press conference.  In addition, women's basketball head coach Stacie Terry talked about her team opening the season next month.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL'S BOWLING CLASSIC SET FOR NOV. 4

 

All proceeds from the event benefit the women’s basketball team

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September 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball will look to knock down pins instead of shots at the team’s third annual Aztec Bowling Classic on Sat., Nov. 4 at San Diego State’s Aztec Lanes at Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 9/26: BRIAN DUTCHER'S FIRST DANCE

 

 

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September 26, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs football opened conference play on Saturday with 28-24 win over the Air Force Falcons.  This week, Rocky Long, senior tight end David Wells and junior safety Parker Baldwin sat down with the media.  Also this week, the Aztecs had a surprise for us:  new men’s basketball coach Brian Dutcher spoke first.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL ADDS J.D. POLLOCK TO STAFF

 

Pollock to be director of player development

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September 18, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Brian Dutcher today announced the addition of JD Pollock to his staff. Pollock will fill the role of director of player development and rounds out the Aztecs’ coaching staff.

MEN'S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES 2017-18 SCHEDULE, BROADCAST INFO

 

Aztecs to appear twice on ESPN2

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September 14, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State today announced its non-conference schedule for the 2017-18 season and its broadcast assignments in conjunction with the Mountain West. Highlighting the schedule are home games vs. Gonzaga and California, and a trip to Orange County for the Wooden Legacy.

JAY MORRIS NAMED MEN'S BASKETBALL DIRECTOR OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

 

Dutcher completes coaching staff with hire of Morris

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August 18, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Brian Dutcher has completed his coaching staff with the addition of Jay Morris as the program’s director of player development. Morris fills the void left by Tim Shelton, who was elevated to the position of assistant coach in May.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RELEASES 2017-18 NON-CONFERENCE LEDGER

 

SDSU welcomes seven teams to Viejas Arena prior to the start of Mountain West play

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August 9, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball head coach Stacie Terry unveiled her team’s 2017-18 non-conference schedule today, which features seven home contests, a trip to the Junkanoo Jam in Bimini, Bahamas, and a visit to Pac-12 foe Arizona in December.

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