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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.

SAN DIEGO HALL OF CHAMPIONS ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER STARS OF THE MONTH

 

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December 8, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego Hall of Champions has released their November Stars of the Month and a Monte Vista High football standout is on the list, as well as former and current SDSU football players and a Sockers player and former Poway High alumnus.

SDSU FOOTBALL'S RASHAAD PENNY HONORED AS A WALTER CAMP ALL-AMERICAN

 

Penny earns fifth All-America accolade of the day

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December 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) was named a Walter Camp Second-Team All-American, as announced Thursday by the Walter Camp Football Foundation. He also earned second-team accolades from SB Nation, after earlier in the day garnering first-team honors from Sports Illustrated, All-American and Bleacher Report.

SDSU FOOTBALL'S RASHAAD PENNY EARNS FIRST TEAM ALL-AMERICA HONORS

 

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December 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) has been named a first-team All-American by three outlets on Thursday. Penny made the Sports Illustrated first team, as well as the All-American’s inaugural first team and the Bleacher Report first team.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 12/5: BOWL GAME ANNOUNCED

 

 

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For videos of the men's and women's basketball portions of the press conference, as well as Gonzales', Phillips' and Baldwin's portions, click "read more" and scroll down.

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.

SAN DIEGO SOCKERS' BALANCED ATTACK SETS THE SUN ON SONORA IN 8-5 WIN

 

Chris Toth makes 15 saves and records third win of the season; eight different Sockers score goals as team moves to 6-0 on the season

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December 3, 2017 (San Diego) - The 14-time champion San Diego Sockers used a balanced scoring attack and solid goalkeeping to defeat their playoff nemesis Sonora 8-5 before 2,233 at Valley View Casino Center. San Diego (6-0) remains undefeated early and has a three-game lead in the Pacific Division.

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.

SDSU FOOTBALL TO PLAY ARMY WEST POINT IN LOCKHEED MARTIN ARMED FORCES BOWL

 

Aztecs will look to win 11th game for third straight season

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December 3, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State football team has accepted an invitation to play Army West Point in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 23 at 2:30 p.m. CT. The game will be played at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, and will be broadcast nationally by ESPN.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: PATRIOTS PULL AWAY FROM EAGLES FOR SECOND WIN OF SEASON

 

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December 1, 2017 (San Diego) - What better way to kick off December than with high school sports? Football is winding down and we’re moving on to basketball.  Tonight, the lady Eagles of Granite Hills traveled to Patrick Henry to take on the Patriots in their first matchup of the season.  The Patriots are already 1-0 on the season.

SDSU LACROSSE REVEALS 2018 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs slated for seven regular season home games next spring

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December 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State lacrosse head coach Kylee White has released her team’s schedule for the 2018 campaign. In addition to seven regular-season home games, the Aztecs’ challenging slate features matchups with four schools that qualified for the NCAA Tournament last year, as well as two conference finalists.

KRAIG CHILES LEADS SAN DIEGO TO 5-0 RECORD IN 4-3 WIN OVER STARS

 

Chiles adds two goals and one assist to his league-leading total of 16 points; Boris Pardo earns win and improves to 3-0 in goal; Sockers extend division lead to three games

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December 1, 2017 (San Diego) - The 14-time champion San Diego Sockers (5-0) edged the Tacoma Stars 4-3 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent, WA. Captain Kraig Chiles added two goals and one assist to his league-leading total of 16 points to pace the Sockers. The win extended San Diego’s lead in the Pacific Division to three games over the Stars and Ontario. 

SDSU SWIMMING & DIVING CRUISES TO DOUBLE DUAL MEET WIN OVER UCSD AND PEPPERDINE

 

Aztecs extend dual meet winning streak to 19

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December 1, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team topped UC San Diego 157-132 and Pepperdine 189-90 in a double dual meet at the Aztec Aquaplex on Friday afternoon. With the dual-meet victory, the Aztecs extend its dual meet winning streak to 19.

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 REVEALS STADIUM DETAILS FOR MISSION VALLEY LOCATION

 

Proposed stadium to seat 35,000 spectators

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November 30, 2017 (San Diego) -  San Diego State University has revealed its development plans for a 35,000-seat multi-use stadium at the 166 acre site in Mission Valley currently occupied by SDCCU Stadium and its surrounding parking lot. Today’s announcement comes one day after the University released its detail plan for the entire Mission Valley site. 

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 WOMEN'S SOCCER'S MORAN, UTUSH EARN ALL-WEST REGION HONORS

 

Pair recognized by United Soccer Coaches

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November 28, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s soccer seniors Stacie Moran and Aliyah Utush were named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I All-West Region Team. Moran landed on the first team, while Utush was a second-team selection.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL COLLECTS FOUR ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST HONORS

 

Harris, Pritchard named to all-conference team; Little, Cage receive honorable mention

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Photo:  Middle blocker Deja Harris picked up her third straight all-conference accolade.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

November 27, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team had four players earn all-Mountain West honors as announced Monday by the league office. In a vote of the conference’s 11 head coaches, Deja Harris (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Devyn Pritchard (Temecula, Calif.) were both named to the all-MW team, while and Baylee Little (Gilbert, Ariz.) and Alexis Cage (Newport Beach, Calif.) received honorable mention.

SDSU'S TARIQ THOMPSON NAMED MW DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

True freshman earns first career MW honor

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November 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State true freshman Tariq Thompson (San Diego/St. Augustine HS) has been named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It is the first career weekly honor for Thompson.

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.

KINGS GAIN SHARE OF DIVISION LEAD

 

By Nick Pellegrino

November 26, 2017 (Clairemont) - The San Diego Kings may be an expansion, minor division basketball team, but they are quickly proving to be winners.
 
For the third straight outing, the Kings extended a small halftime lead into a decisive victory Saturday (Nov. 25), taking down the visiting Oakland Bayhawks 120-102. The contest made a late move to the Salvation Army Kroc Center when Grossmont College became unavailable due to the holiday.

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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For video of Rocky Long’s portion of the press conference, click “read more” and scroll down.  Women's basketball portion potentially coming soon.

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.

SDSU FOOTBALL: PENNY GAINS 203 YARDS IN AZTEC WIN

 

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November 24, 2017 (San Diego) - Rashaad Penny didn't take it personally that he was snubbed by the Doak Walker Award selection committee.

He just went out and ran 22 times for 203 yards and two touchdowns in his final regular-season game to crack the 2,000-yard mark and lead San Diego State to a 35-10 victory against New Mexico on Friday.

CLARE AND TOTH NAMED TO MASL TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Sockers place a player on TOTW for third consecutive week; Clare’s hat trick and Toth’s shutout earn weekly honors

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November 21, 2017 (San Diego) - The 14-time champion San Diego Sockers placed two players on the week four MASL Team Of The Week (TOTW). Matt Clare and Chris Toth were honored for their performances in Sunday’s match against Ontario. It is the third consecutive week that the Sockers have had a player on the TOTW. Brandon Escoto and Luan Oliveira were honorable mentions.

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