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SDSU MEN’S HOOPS STAGES BIG COMEBACK AGAINST XAVIER

 

 

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November 20, 2018 (Lahaina, Hawaii) - Now eliminated from tournament play, Aztecs men’s basketball faced another basketball juggernaut, Xavier.

 

SDSU MEN’S BASKETBALL FLATTENED BY #1 DUKE IN MAUI JIM INVITE 90-64

 

 

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November 19, 2018 (Maui) - SDSU men’s basketball kicked off the annual Maui Jim Invitational in Hawaii this week with a matinee quarterfinal game against the best team in the country, the Duke Blue Devils.  Both teams were undefeated coming into today, Duke 3-0 and SDSU 2-0.

SDSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: AZTECS CRUISE TO 81-38 WIN OVER INCARNATE WORD

 

 

Five Aztecs scored in double figures 

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November 18, 2018 (San Diego) - Behind a dominant second quarter, the Aztecs (3-1) cruised to an 81-38 win over Incarnate Word Sunday afternoon. Five Aztecs scored at least ten points and ten players total scored.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS RUNS PAST CS FULLERTON 83-72

 

 

Four Aztecs had at least 15 points

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November 15, 2018 (Fullerton) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team knocked off Cal State Fullerton 83-72 Thursday evening at Titan Gym. Four Aztecs scored at least 15 points, led by Téa Adams’ career-high 21 points.

SDSU ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/13: FOOTBALL BLUES AND BASKETBALL NEWS

 

 

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November 13, 2018 (San Diego) - With the Maui Jim Invitational beginning next week, SDSU men’s basketball head coach Brian Dutcher and senior guard Jeremy Hemsley sat down with the media today to preview tomorrow night’s game against Texas Southern.  SDSU football head coach Rocky Long, junior linebacker Troy Cassidy and junior offensive lineman Daishawn Dixon also sat down to talk about football’s game Saturday against Fresno State.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS AT SANTA CLARA 60-43

 

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November 13, 2018 (Santa Clara) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team suffered their first loss of the 2018-19 season with a 60-43 loss at Santa Clara Tuesday afternoon.

The Aztecs shot just 27 percent from the field and failed to make a three-pointer. They were led by Téa Adams’ 10 points. Mallory Adams chipped in nine and Sophia Ramos had eight.

SDSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: AZTECS WIN THRILLER OVER HAWAII 58-57

 

 

Tea Adams scored the game winner with seven seconds left 

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November 9, 2018 (San Diego) - The Aztec women’s basketball team knocked off Hawai’i 58-57 in their season opener Friday afternoon inside Viejas Arena. Téa Adams hit a difficult driving lay-in to give the Aztecs the lead with seven seconds left and then SDSU got a stop on the other side of the floor to secure the victory.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS KNOCK OFF UAPB 76-60 IN SEASON OPENER

 

 

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November 6, 2018 (San Diego) -  Devin Watson made a career-high six 3-pointers and the senior guard scored 20 points as San Diego State opened its season with a 76-60 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Tuesday night.

SDSU ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/6: WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GUEST STARS

 

 

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November 6, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's basketball starts their season on Friday morning at 11:00 a.m.  Head coach Stacie Terry joined football coach Rocky Long, junior linebacker Kyahva Tenzino and junior fullback Isaac Lessard in today's press conference.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS RALLY PAST BIOLA 63-53

 

Naje Murray & Mallory Adams had double-doubles

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November 2, 2018 (San Diego) - The Aztec women’s basketball team knocked off Biola 63-53 in an exhibition contest at Viejas Arena Friday evening. After falling behind by double-digits in the first quarter, the Aztecs used a 15-2 run in the third quarter to take the lead and then held off the Eagles down the stretch.

SDSU MEN'S HOOPS RALLIES PAST CHAMINADE 66-63

 

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November 1, 2018 (San Diego) - In a tale of two halves, the San Diego State men's basketball team rallied for a 68-63 triumph over a pesky Chaminade squad in its lone exhibition game of the season Thursday night at Steve Fisher Court at Viejas Arena.

SDSU ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 10/30: BASKETBALL IS STARTING

 

 

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October 30, 2018 (San Diego) - SDSU men’s basketball begins their season on Thursday against Chaminade.  Today, SDSU men’s basketball head coach Brian Dutcher and senior guard Jeremy Hemsley sat down with the media, as well as football coach Rocky Long, senior defensive end Anthony Luke and junior tight end Kahale Warring.

SAN DIEGO STATE FANTASY BASKETBALL CAMP SET FOR SEPT. 29

 

 

Campers to receive an exclusive look inside men’s hoops program 

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August 31, 2018 (San Diego) - The SDSU men’s basketball program is playing host to the inaugural San Diego State Fantasy Camp on Saturday, Sept. 29.  The unique experience is designed for participants ages 30 and older, and will include a full day of basketball activity on the Viejas Arena floor.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL RELEASES FULL NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs to play eight regular season home games and an exhibition

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August 27, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State released today its 2018-19 men’s basketball non-conference schedule. The Aztecs will play 13 games prior to the start of Mountain West action with eight coming at Viejas Arena. The challenging slate features five teams that advanced to the postseason, including three that earned NCAA tournament berths.

SDSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: BRIAN DUTCHER INKS EXTENSION THROUGH 2022-23

 

 

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August 22, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Brian Dutcher has signed a contract extension that will keep him on The Mesa through the 2022-23 season. The extension comes five months after Dutcher led the Aztecs to the program’s Mountain West-leading 11th conference title and to the NCAA tournament.

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.

MAX MONTANA TO PURSUE PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL OPPORTUNITIES

 

Forward is on pace to graduate this summer

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April 3, 2018 (San Diego) - Junior forward Max Montana, who is on pace to graduate this summer, will leave the program to pursue professional basketball opportunities, San Diego State head coach Brian Dutcher announced today.

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.

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 WOMEN'S HOOPS LANDS TWO ON ALL-MW TEAM

 

McKynzie Fort named to All-Defensive Team & Najé Murray earns All-Freshman honors

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March 5, 2018 (San Diego) - Two Aztecs earned All-Mountain West Honors, the conference office announced Monday morning. Senior guard McKynzie Fort was named to the All-Defensive Team and was an honorable mention selection for the All-Conference team and Najé Murray was named to the All-Freshman Team.

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 FALLS AT BOISE STATE 64-53

 

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February 27, 2018 (Boise) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team fell at Boise State 64-53 Tuesday evening at the Taco Bell Arena. The Aztecs trailed by just four points entering the fourth quarter, but missed their first 11 shots of the quarter and the Broncos went on an 11-0 run, which the Aztecs could not overcome.

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