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SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RELEASES 2018-19 NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs will play all 11 non-conference games in California

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July 19, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball head coach Stacie Terry has announced the Aztecs’ 2018-19 non-conference schedule. The slate features 11 games, six of which are at home, and is highlighted by games against Arizona and TCU.

SDSU RELEASES WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

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June 11, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State, in conjunction with the Mountain West has announced the women’s basketball league schedule for the 2018-19 season.

The conference format will remain the same with each team playing eight of the other 10 teams twice and playing two opponents once. This season, San Diego State will not play Wyoming at home and will not travel to play at Colorado State.

SDSU RELEASES MEN'S BASKETBALL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

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June 11, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State, the defending Mountain West champions, released on Monday its conference schedule for the 2018-19 campaign. The 18-game slate will begin on Jan. 5, at Boise State and end on March 9, at Nevada. All dates are subject to change as the MW’s television partners have not made their game selections.

JALEN MCDANIELS TO TEST NBA WATERS

 

Rising sophomore to put name into NBA Draft

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March 19, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State rising sophomore forward Jalen McDaniels will declare for the 2018 NBA Draft, but not hire an agent to maintain his college eligibility.

“I think this is a great idea,” Dutcher said. “This allows him to see what the NBA thinks of him and what improvements he can make in his game.”

“After thoughtful consideration with my family, I have decided to enter my name into the 2018 NBA Draft,” McDaniels said. “I will not hire an agent in order to maintain by college eligibility. Testing the waters allows me to get feedback directly from NBA teams.”

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL OUT OF NCAA TOURNEY AFTER CRUSHING DEFEAT BY HOUSTON

 

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March 15, 2018 (Wichita) - SDSU men’s basketball started their journey to the Big Dance tonight against Houston.  It’s the Cougars’ first at-large NCAA Tournament bid since 1990.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL TO FACE HOUSTON IN NCAA TOURNAMENT

 

Aztecs to battle Cougars on Thursday in Wichita, Kansas

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March 11, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men's basketball team received word of its postseason destination on Sunday, earning the No. 11 seed in the West Region against No. 6 seed Houston in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Aztecs (22-10, 11-7 MW), who captured the Mountain West tournament championship, will face the Cougars (26-7, 14-4 AAC) on Thursday, March 15 at Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas.

BOYS BASKETBALL: PATRIOTS' IMPRESSIVE TURNAROUND EVADES MATADORS TO ADVANCE TO CIF SOUTHERN SEMIFINAL

 

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March 10, 2018 (Spring Valley) - While college March Madness is fun, high school March Madness is proving to be just as exciting as tonight, the Patriots of Christian High School traveled to Spring Valley to face the Matadors of Mount Miguel in a 12 vs. 13-seed Division IV matchup in the CIF Southern Sectional state playoff quarterfinals. A tough but fun contest awaited; the Patriots were an almost spotless 11-1 in league play coming into tonight’s game and 22-9 overall.  Compare that to Mount Miguel’s perfect 8-0 record in the Grossmont League and 31-4 record and this was going to be a fun game.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: POPE NAMED TO ALL-CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM BY MW COACHES

 

Senior lands on second team, McDaniels named honorable mention

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March 6, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior forward Malik Pope has been named to the all-Mountain West second team by the conference’s head coaches, the league announced Tuesday morning. Freshman forward Jalen McDaniels, meanwhile, was voted to the honorable mention squad. All selections were based on conference play only.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS IN OT TO NEVADA AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs drop 95-84 decision to Wolf Pack

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March 5, 2018 (Las Vegas) - Tenth-seeded San Diego State rallied from an 11-point first-half deficit and took the lead in the fourth quarter, but could not hold on as the Aztecs fell in overtime to seventh-seeded Nevada 95-84 in the first round of the Mountain West Championship on Monday afternoon.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: TREY KELL NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Senior picks up SDSU’s second award of the season

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March 4, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior guard Trey Kell has been named the Mountain West Player of the Week, the league announced today from its temporary offices in Las Vegas in preparation for this week’s MW Championship. The award is the second of his career and the second of the season for SDSU.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: SENIORS SHINE IN SEASON-ENDING WIN OVER NEVADA

 

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March 3, 2018 (San Diego) - For the last game of the regular season, San Diego State men’s basketball welcomed Nevada back to Viejas Arena on Senior Night.  The Wolf Pack sit atop the Mountain West, so the Aztecs had their work cut out for them.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS DROPPED AT NEVADA 84-72

 

Aztecs begin Mountain West Tournament Monday

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March 2, 2018 (Reno) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team fell at Nevada 84-72 Friday evening, The Aztecs shot an efficient 50 percent from the field, but the Wolf Pack scored 24 points off of Aztec turnovers and outscored San Diego State 50-34 in the paint.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS HANG ON TO DEFEAT SECOND-SEED BRONCOS 72-64

 

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February 28, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s basketball is back home for the last two games of the season, starting tonight against Boise State.  The Broncos are at the top of their game right now, standing at second in the Mountain West.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS RUNS PAST SPARTANS 85-78

 

Aztecs had a season-high 29 assists

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February 24, 2018 (San Diego) - Behind a season-high 34 fourth quarter points, the San Diego State women’s basketball team (11-16, 5-11 MW) knocked off San José State 85-78 Saturday afternoon. The Aztecs led for the majority of the game and then put the Spartans away by shooting 61 percent in the final quarter.

BOYS BASKETBALL: HIGHLANDERS LOSE OT THRILLER IN ROUND ONE OF CIFSDS

 

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February 20, 2018 (La Mesa) - Helix High boys basketball is in the playoffs again.  Tonight, they hosted round one of the CIFSDS Division 1 playoffs against Cathedral Catholic.  The Dons just barely squeezed into the playoffs with a 12-13 record overall and a 7-5 record in league.

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 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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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.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: WOLF PACK EMERGE VICTORIOUS IN LOW-SCORING CLASH OF THE HILLS

 

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January 23, 2018 (Spring Valley) - ECM traveled to Granite Hills on Tuesday night for a clash between the lady Eagles and the lady Wolf Pack on the court.  Granite Hills has started their season a little lackluster, going 7-10 overall and 1-1 in league.  The Wolf Pack sport the same 7-10 record, but are undefeated so far in league, going 2-0.

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.

FROM THE YOUTH SPORTS DESK: BASKETBALL CAMP AT THE MCYC

 
By Liz Alper
 
February 2, 2016 (San Diego) - David Reichner, a former college basketball player for the University of Utah and high school, college and pro basketball coach, will be hosting a FREE basketball camp at the Murphy Canyon Child & Youth Center on Saturday, February 6 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  You can sign up at the MCYC (if your child isn't enrolled in basketball, you will need to fill out a waiver).

SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMP FOR KIDS AT GROSSMONT COLLEGE JUNE 25-28

 
June 18, 2012 (El Cajon) -- Grossmont College women’s basketball coach Karen Caires will host a summer basketball camp for boys and girls, grades 1 through 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 25 to 28, at the Grossmont College gymnasium. Coach Caires’ camp, called C.A.M.P (Caring About Motivating People), is designed to teach the game of basketball to today’s youth, as well as incorporate valuable life skills, including hard work, determination, attitude and a passion to achieve.

GROSSMONT HIGH SCHOOL SAYS GOODBYE TO FORMER FOOTBALL COACH

 

Ron Murphy passed away at age 48
 
By: Ryan Schuler
 
February 20, 2012 (La Mesa) Former Grossmont High School head football coach Ron Murphy passed away on Tuesday after a battle with skin cancer. Murphy was 48 years old.
 
Grossmont High School dedicated its basketball game against Helix High School in honor of Murphy. Grossmont High School also held a celebration of Murphy’s life on Saturday morning at the football field on campus.

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