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SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: DISMAL SHOWING BY AZTECS AS AIR FORCE WINS 56-48

 

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February 21, 2018 (San Diego) - After a rocky road trip, San Diego State women’s basketball returned home tonight to play host to Air Force.  The lady Falcons are a little worse for wear, sitting at 11th in the Mountain West.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: JALEN MCDANIELS NAMED MW PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Conference honor is freshman’s first of his career

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February 19, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s basketball forward Jalen McDaniels has been named the Mountain West Player of the Week, the league announced this morning on its Facebook page. The award is the first of his career and first for SDSU since the 2015-16 campaign.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS RALLY FALLS SHORT AT UNLV

 

McKynzie Fort scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds

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February 18, 2018 (Las Vegas) - Despite multiple comebacks, the San Diego State women’s basketball team (10-15, 4-10) fell in overtime 73-67 at first place UNLV (16-9, 11-3) Saturday afternoon. The Aztecs, who trailed by 13 points in the first half and by seven with two minutes left in regulation, rallied to force overtime, but came up just short despite 24 points from senior McKynzie Fort.

MALIK POPE REACHES 1,000 CAREER POINTS AS AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL DROPS WYOMING 87-77

 

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February 15, 2018 (San Diego) - It may be Valentine’s Day, but it felt more like this year’s V-Day competition, Ash Wednesday, inside Viejas Arena as two Mountain West rivals squared off in men’s basketball.  The Aztecs greeted the Cowboys of Wyoming, who rank third in the Mountain West.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS AT WYOMING 70-50

 

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February 15, 2018 (Laramie, Wyo.) - The San Diego State women's basketball team fell at Wyoming 70-50 Wednesday evening at the Arena-Auditorium in Laramie, Wyoming. The Cowgirls (17-7, 10-3 MW), the conference's best three-point shooting team, went 13-for-27 from behind the arc and used a 20-0 first half run to give them a double-digit lead the Aztecs (10-14, 4-9 MW) couldn't recover from.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: ELECTRIFYING FOURTH QUARTER PROPELS AZTECS OVER WOLF PACK

 

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February 10, 2018 (San Diego) - After a heartbreaker Wednesday afternoon against Fresno State, the lady Aztecs took to Steve Fisher Court again this afternoon to try again in a matinee against Nevada in the “Pink Game” for Play4Kay Day at Viejas Arena.  The lady Wolf Pack are a vastly different team than the Bulldogs; seventh in the Mountain West and in a slump; 11-11 overall and 4-7 in league.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: FOURTH QUARTER SLIP COSTS AZTECS ANOTHER GAME

 

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February 7, 2018 (San Diego) - In a special Wednesday matinee, San Diego State women’s basketball took to Steve Fisher Court to take on the Bulldogs of Fresno State.  The red and black lost to the Dawgs in Fresno on January 17, 64-53.  The Bulldogs are a tough customer, ranking third in the Mountain West.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL SOARS OVER AIR FORCE 81-50

 

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February 3, 2018 (San Diego) - After a hard few road games, SDSU men’s basketball came home tonight to host Air Force.  The Falcons aren’t too hot for a service academy, sitting at 10th in the Mountain West.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GROUNDED BY AIR FORCE 61-51

 

Aztec senior McKynzie Fort led all players with 20 points

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February 3, 2018 (Colorado Springs) - Despite a game-high 20 points from senior McKynzie Fort, the visiting San Diego State women’s basketball team suffered its third straight loss Saturday in a 61-51 defeat at Air Force inside Clune Arena.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 1/31: HOME FOR THE MILITARY

 

 

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January 31, 2018 (San Diego) - The Aztecs men's basketball team has had a harrowing couple of weeks, but now they're back home (finally) and ready to face Air Force Saturday night.  Head coach Brian Dutcher and junior guard Jeremy Hemsley sat down with the media this week.

UNLV RALLIES PAST SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS 75-64

 

Aztecs unable to build on 18-point first-half lead

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Photo:  Geena Gomez set a personal best with five triples on Saturday vs. UNLV.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

January 27, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State seniors Geena Gomez and Khalia Lark scored 17 points apiece on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough as visiting UNLV roared back from an 18-point deficit to hand the Aztec women’s basketball team a disappointing 75-64 defeat in front of 4,568 fans at Steve Fisher Court on Girls and Women in Sports Day.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS STYMIED AT COLORADO STATE 72-43

 

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Photo:  Najé Murray (above) tied Geena Gomez for team-high honors with 12 pts at Colorado State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

January 24, 2018 (Fort Collins, Colo.) - The visiting San Diego State women’s basketball team ran into a buzz saw on Wednesday, falling to Colorado State by a 72-43 count in a Mountain West game at Moby Arena.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY

 

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January 24, 2018 (San Diego) - Come out and join the San Diego State women's basketball team in celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day when the Aztecs battle UNLV on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Steve Fisher Court at Viejas Arena.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS OUTLASTS NEW MEXICO 97-89

 

Fort, Murray finish with career-high point totals

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Photo:  McKynzie Fort scored 23 of her career-high 32 points in the second half on Saturday vs. UNM.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

January 20, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team stormed back from an early 10-point deficit to produce its highest point total of the season in a wild 97-89 victory over New Mexico on Saturday in a Mountain West showdown at Steve Fisher Court.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS AT FRESNO STATE 64-53

 

Cold second-half shooting dooms Aztecs for second straight game

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Photo:  McKynzie Fort scored a team-high 20 points on Wednesday at Fresno State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

January 17, 2018 (Fresno) - Despite a 20-point effort from senior McKynzie Fort, the San Diego State women’s basketball team came up on the short end of a 64-53 decision Wednesday night in a Mountain West game at Save Mart Center.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 1/16: FSU

 

 

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January 16, 2018 (San Diego) - After a tough road loss to Boise State, SDSU men's basketball is home tomorrow night against Fresno State.  Head coach Brian Dutcher and junior guard Devin Watson held a short press conference today.

BOISE STATE RALLIES PAST SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS 86-70

 

Aztecs outscored 50-27 in second half

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Photo:  Geena Gomez led the Aztecs with 14 points vs. Boise State on Saturday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

January 13, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team was unable to build on a seven-point halftime lead against visiting Boise State on Saturday, dropping an 86-70 decision in a Mountain West game at Steve Fisher Court.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 1/11: ON THE ROAD

 

 

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January 11, 2017 (San Diego) - With a dominant win against San Jose State behind them and a road matchup against Boise State looming, head coach Brian Dutcher, freshman Jordan Schakel and senior Trey Kell took the podium for the first men's basketball-only press conference of the year.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TOPPLES SAN JOSE STATE 75-65

 

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Photo:  Senior Geena Gomez led the Aztecs with a career-high 21 points.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

January 11, 2018 (San Jose) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team gave itself a much-needed win on Wednesday with an uplifting 75-65 triumph over San José State in a Mountain West clash at The Event Center.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS TO HOLD YOUTH CLINIC ON JAN. 27

 

Clinic to be held at Viejas Arena prior to Aztecs-UNLV game

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January 10, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team will conduct a youth clinic at Viejas Arena on Saturday, Jan. 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., prior to its Mountain West game against UNLV later in the afternoon.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: MONSTER SECOND HALF GIVES AZTECS 30+ POINT PILLAGING OF SPARTANS

 

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January 10, 2017 (San Diego) - The SDSU men’s basketball team has opened Mountain West conference play with a 2-0 record against Utah State and Colorado State.  Tonight they tried to make it 3-0 against the Spartans of San Jose State, whose women’s team will give the lady Aztecs a run for their money tomorrow night in San Jose.  The Spartans were greeted in Viejas on a cold, rainy San Diego night.  Luckily, basketball is played indoors!  San Jose State comes into Viejas at a pitiful (to put it nicely) 3-12 overall record and 0-4 in the Mountain West.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: LAST MINUTE LAYUP GIVES RAMS WIN OVER AZTECS IN HEARTBREAKER

 

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January 3, 2017 (San Diego) - The lady Aztecs kickstarted the new year with a conference matchup against Colorado State.  The lady Rams come into Viejas with a 9-4 record, third in the Mountain West.

LATE RALLY FALLS SHORT FOR SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS AT UTAH STATE

Aztecs to host Colorado State next Wednesday night

 

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Photo:  McKynzie Fort finished with 19 points to lead all scorers on Saturday at Utah State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

December 30, 2017 (Logan, Utah) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team nearly pulled off its second straight comeback victory on Saturday, but a 17-point first-half deficit proved too much to overcome in a 62-58 loss to Utah State in a Mountain West clash at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS RALLIES PAST WYOMING 68-62

 

Aztecs win MW opener for the third time in the last four years

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December 28, 2017 (San Diego) - Senior McKynzie Fort scored a game-high 20 points to lead the San Diego State women’s basketball team to a 68-62 triumph over Wyoming Thursday in the Mountain West opener for both teams at Steve Fisher Court.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS AT UCSB 77-64

 

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December 22, 2017 (Santa Barbara) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team wrapped up its non-conference slate on a sour note Friday, falling at UC Santa Barbara by a 77-64 count inside the Thunderdome.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL GETS SLOPPY WIN OVER DEFENDING CHAMPS

 

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December 21, 2017 (San Diego) - After 12 days, Aztecs men’s basketball was back in action in a big way; the defending national champion Gonzaga Bulldogs came to town.  This year, however, the Zags are ranked 12th.

SDSU ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 12/18: "IT'S A GAME WEEK"

 

 

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December 18, 2017 (San Diego) - Finally, Bowl Week is upon us and so is the Aztecs' Armed Forces Bowl matchup against Army.  Head coach Rocky Long, senior warrior Trey Lomax and senior wide receiver Mikah Holder joined him.  Men's basketball head coach Brian Dutcher and junior guard Jeremy Hemsley also joined in to talk about the Thursday night matchup against Gonzaga.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS TO SANTA CLARA IN DEFENSIVE BATTLE

 

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December 14, 2017 (San Diego) - Five days after scoring a season-high 92 points, the San Diego State women’s basketball team was unable to find its offensive rhythm in a 48-34 setback to visiting Santa Clara on Thursday at Steve Fisher Court.

SDSU ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 12/12: BREAK AND A BOWL GAME

 

 

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December 12, 2017 (San Diego) - Nothing fun this week, but a bowl game looms on the horizon and head coach Rocky Long had a lot to say about the Army.  Uh, the Army Black Knights football team, that is.  He was joined by senior linebacker Tyler Morris and junior quarterback Christian Chapman.  Men's basketball head coach Brian Dutcher was also on hand.

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.

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