Aztecs basketball

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.

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.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 12/5: BOWL GAME ANNOUNCED

 

 

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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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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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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.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/21: TURKEY DAY FEAST

 

 

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November 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Two days before Thanksgiving, San Diego State Aztecs provided a treat for us at this week's press conference:  a helping of football and men's basketball.  Football head coach Rocky Long, senior tight end David Wells and senior safety Trey Lomax took the podium, as well as men's basketball head coach Brian Dutcher.

MITCHELL SETS SCHOOL RECORD AS AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL DOWNS EASTERN ILLINOIS

 

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November 20, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs men’s basketball is undefeated at home and 2-1 overall, a much better start to the season than last year.  Tonight they played host to the Eastern Illinois Panthers in an exhibition game.  The Panthers are known for churning out ex-Dallas Cowboys quarterback turned analyst Tony Romo, so no one’s really heard of their basketball team.  But we’d see them tonight.

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