Aztecs basketball

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.

AZTEC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES MOUNTAIN WEST SCHEDULE

 

SDSU opens its MW slate with a pair of tough road contests

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June 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball and the Mountain West have announced the Aztecs’ league schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season.

Each team in the conference plays eight of the other 10 teams twice and plays two opponents once. This year, the Aztecs will not host Utah State, nor will they travel to New Mexico.

MEN'S BASKETBALL MOUNTAIN WEST SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED BY LEAGUE

 

Aztecs to open conference slate at Wyoming

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June 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s Mountain West schedule for the 2017-18 campaign has been released by the league. The Aztecs will open conference action at Wyoming on Dec. 27, and will close the slate with consecutive home games vs. Boise State on Feb. 28 and Nevada on March. 3

TIM SHELTON NAMED SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL ASSISTANT COACH

 

Former director of player development elevated to assistant coach

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May 10, 2017 (San Diego) - Tim Shelton, a long-time member of the San Diego State men’s basketball program, has been named an assistant coach on head coach Brian Dutcher’s staff. The 2017-18 campaign will mark Shelton’s 11th on Montezuma Mesa.

JUSTIN HUTSON ELEVATED TO SDSU MEN'S HOOPS ASSOCIATED HEAD COACH

 

Long-time assistant to enter 10th season at SDSU

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May 9, 2017 (San Diego) - Justin Hutson has been elevated from SDSU men’s basketball assistant coach to associate head coach, Aztec head coach Brian Dutcher announced. Hutson is entering his 10th season atop Montezuma Mesa.

STEVE FISHER RETIRES AS AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH; BRIAN DUTCHER TO TAKE OVER

 

Fisher is Mountain West all-time winningest coach to work in athletic department; former head coach in waiting takes over for retiring Fisher

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April 11, 2017 (San Diego) - Steve Fisher, San Diego State’s all-time winningest coach and the winningest coach in Mountain West history, announced today that he is retiring as the head basketball coach at SDSU. Fisher, 72, will continue to work at the University in a part-time capacity.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: TREY KELL NAMED TO NABC ALL-DISTRICT 17 SECOND TEAM

 

Kell is a two-time honoree

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March 22, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State junior guard Trey Kell has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 17 Second Team, the Association announced on Wednesday. It is the second consecutive season the San Diego native has earned the distinction.

THREE STRIKES, YOU'RE OUT; AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL LOSES FOR THIRD TIME THIS SEASON AGAINST RAMS; ELIMINATED FROM MOUNTAIN WEST TOURNEY

 

 

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March 10, 2017 (Las Vegas) - Colorado State has been the Aztecs’ Achilles heel this season.  A thorn in their side.  A bee in their bonnet.  Pick whatever idiom you want.  

But tonight was different.  Tonight, in the Mountain West semifinals, the Aztecs would avenge the past two meetings with the Rams.  At least, that’s what they planned on doing.  But it ended up not working so well.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL TO CLASH WITH COLORADO STATE IN MOUNTAIN WEST SEMIS

 

 

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March 10, 2017 (Las Vegas) - Having reached the Mountain West semifinals for the 10th consecutive season, San Diego State faces Colorado State on Friday night at 9:30 p.m. PT in the event’s second semifinal game.  

The Aztecs reached the semifinal round by rallying from a 21-point deficit to defeat UNLV for an 11th consecutive time, 62-52 in overtime and in possibly their best overall performance of the season, defeated Boise State 87-68.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL TO FACE BOISE STATE IN MOUNTAIN WEST QUARTERFINALS THURSDAY

 

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March 8, 2017 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State continues its quest to add to its Mountain West-best 10 men’s basketball championships when they face Boise State in the quarterfinal round of the Mountain West tournament on Thursday night.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: ALLEN NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

 

Allen is third straight defensive player of the year for SDSU

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March 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior guard Dakarai Allen has been named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year by the league’s head coaches, the conference announced today. Allen also landed on the all-defensive team, while Trey Kell was a third-team pick and Jeremy Hemsley was an honorable mention selection.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS TO SAN JOSE STATE IN MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Aztecs receive 19 points from McKynzie Fort

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March 6, 2017 (Las Vegas) - No. 9 seed San Diego State women’s basketball fell in the opening round of the 2017 Mountain West Championship to eighth-seeded San José State, 76-58, at Thomas & Mack Center.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS' MCKYNZIE FORT NAMED ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST HONOREE

 

Fort is one of four Aztecs to earn All-MW accolades each of her first three seasons at SDSU

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March 6, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball junior guard McKynzie Fort earned an All-Mountain West accolade for the third consecutive season, the conference office announced Monday.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: THREE AZTECS EARN ALL-MW HONORS FROM LEAGUE MEDIA

 

Kell picks up third-team honors

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March 5, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State had three players earn all-Mountain West accolades from the media that cover the league on a regular basis. Trey Kell landed on the third team, while Dakarai Allen and Zylan Cheatham were vote to the honorable mention list.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL TO BE SIXTH SEED AT MOUNTAIN WEST CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs to face UNLV in first round

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March 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State will be the sixth-seeded team at next week’s 2017 Mountain West Championship. The Aztecs will open the tournament against the No. 11 seed UNLV on Wednesday, March 8, at 4 p.m. PT inside the Runnin’ Rebels’ home, the Thomas & Mack Center.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS POWERS PAST NEW MEXICO FOR 63-51 WIN; EARNS NINTH SEED IN MW TOURNAMENT

 

SDSU will begin the tournament against No. 8 seed San José State on Monday at 2 p.m. PT

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March 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball used a dominating third quarter to defeat New Mexico, 63-51, in the Aztecs’ final regular season Mountain West contest of the year Friday night in Viejas Arena.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTEC MEN SEND SENIORS OFF WITH NEEDED VICTORY ON SENIOR NIGHT

 

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March 1, 2017 (San Diego) - If the Aztecs wanted any shot at the Mountain West championship, they had to perform well tonight on Senior Night against Air Force after a one-point loss at Colorado State on Saturday night.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 28: SENIOR NIGHT

 

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February 28, 2017 (San Diego) - With the Aztecs' last home game of the season tomorrow night against Air Force, head coach Steve Fisher and three of his seniors, guards Dakarai Allen and D'Erryl Williams and forward Matt Shrigley, sat down with the media today.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS USES COMPLETE TEAM PERFORMANCE TO DEFEAT AIR FORCE

 

Every Aztec who logged minutes in the game recorded at least two points

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February 28, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State women’s basketball used a complete team performance to secure a road Mountain West victory, downing Air Force, 64-51, Tuesday night in Clune Arena.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS DON'T EVEN COME CLOSE TO UNSTOPPABLE RAMS, LOSE 80-49

 

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February 25, 2017 (San Diego) - SDSU women’s basketball returned home after some tough losses on the road against UNLV and Fresno State.  Today at home against the Colorado State Rams was their chance to turn things around.  The Aztecs wore pink on their jerseys today in their annual Play4Kay game to benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.  Yow was the former head coach of North Carolina State women's basketball before she passed away from breast cancer in January of 2009.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 24: TO COLORADO STATE

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February 24, 2017 (San Diego) - After a tough loss on Wednesday night to Fresno State, the Aztecs men's basketball team heads to Colorado State for a Saturday night matchup.  Coach Steve Fisher sat down with the media this morning.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: LACKLUSTER EFFORT LEADS TO 63-55 LOSS TO FRESNO STATE

 

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February 22, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s basketball looked to win their fourth game in a row and go to 17-10 (9-6 in MW play) against 16-11 (8-7 in Mountain West play) Fresno State and sweep the season series with the Bulldogs tonight at Viejas Arena.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS IN TOUGH DEFENSIVE BATTLE AT FRESNO STATE

 

SDSU did not allow a Fresno State field goal for 6:10 in the fourth quarter

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February 22, 2017 (Fresno) - San Diego State women’s basketball battled Fresno State until the clock ran out, shutting out the Bulldogs from a field goal for over six minutes in the fourth quarter, but ultimately fell in a defensive juggernaut, 59-50, against its Mountain West foe Fresno State Wednesday night in Save Mart Center.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 21: FRESNO STATE

 

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February 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs men's basketball has won three straight.  Again.  They have only won four straight once this season.  They're looking to do it again tomorrow night against Fresno State at home.  Coach Steve Fisher, junior guard Trey Kell and junior forward Malik Pope sat down with the media today at the team's weekly press conference.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS DROPS TO UNLV 80-62

 

Each team made 10 3-pointers in the contest

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February 18, 2017 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State women’s basketball and UNLV each made 10 3-pointers but the Rebels secured its victory on a better overall shooting percentage, as the Aztecs fell in a Mountain West contest, 80-62, on Saturday in Cox Pavilion.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 17: BACK HOME





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February 17, 2017 (San Diego) - After winning two in a row, SDSU men's basketball returns home to face UNLV on Sunday.  Coach Steve Fisher, sophomore guard Jeremy Hemsley and junior guard Trey Kell called a press conference today to talk to the media after their big turnaround.  The Aztecs are 15-10 overall and 7-6 in Mountain West play.

STRONG DEFENSE LEADS SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS TO 66-59 WIN OVER UTAH STATE

 

The win snaps a six-game losing streak for the Aztecs

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February 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball took the lead in its Mountain West contest against Utah State just 16 seconds in and never looked back, topping the Aggies, 66-59, on Wednesday evening at Steve Fisher Court in Viejas Arena.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 14: ON THE ROAD AND ON THE FIELD

 

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February 14, 2017 (San Diego) - After a win on Sunday at home against Nevada, Aztecs men's basketball heads out on the road tomorrow night to Logan, Utah to face Utah State.  Assistant coach Brian Dutcher and senior forward Matt Shrigley sat down with the media at today's press conference.

Joining them were the boys of summer:  baseball head coach Mark Martinez and senior starting pitcher Brett Seeburger.  This year's Aztecs feature four players from East County high schools--Hunter Stratton (junior catcher, Grossmont), Jordan Verdon (sophomore infielder, Granite Hills), Kenny LaPierre (another sophomore from Granite Hills and an Alpine native.  Right-handed pitcher) and Avery Tuck, a freshman outfielder from Steele Canyon.  The Aztecs open their season on Friday at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL: KELL REACHES 1,000 POINTS AS AZTECS WIN STATEMENT GAME AGAINST NEVADA 70-56

 

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February 12, 2017 (San Diego) - SDSU men's basketball returned home after a loss against San Jose State to play host to the Wolf Pack of Nevada in a Sunday matinee on White Out Day.

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