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SDSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: AZTECS RUN HOME CONFERENCE WIN STREAK TO 12 GAMES

 

 

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February 16, 2019 (San Diego) - Devin Watson paced San Diego State with 19 points, Jalen McDaniels added 18 and teammates Matt Mitchell and Joel Mensah also scored in double figures as the Aztecs beat Boise State 71-65 on Saturday.

AZTECS MEN'S HOOPS REBOUNDS FROM TOUGH FIRST HALF TO DEFEAT CSU 71-60

 
 
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February 12, 2019 (Fort Collins, Colo.) - Aztecs’ men’s basketball got another TV appearance as they headed out on the road again to face the Rams in Colorado after winning a close one at Viejas against Utah State on Saturday night.

SDSU WOMEN’S HOOPS HOLDS OFF UTAH STATE 56-54

 

 

SDSU has won three in a row 

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February 9, 2019 (Logan, Utah) - The Aztec women’s basketball team (9-12, 4-6) outlasted Utah State (10-12, 5-6) 56-54 Saturday afternoon.  Senior Arantxa Gómez-Ferrer hit two clutch free throws win 22 seconds left and the Aztecs got two big defensive stops in the final seconds to secure their third straight win.

SDSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: AZTECS HOLD OFF FIRST PLACE NEW MEXICO 61-59

 

 

Freshman Sophia Ramos had a team-high 21 points

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February 7, 2019 (San Diego) - The Aztec women’s basketball team (8-12, 3-6) defeated first place New Mexico (18-3, 8-2) 61-59 in front of 4,272 fans Wednesday afternoon. SDSU had their best defensive performance of the year and held the high-powered Lobo offense to 32 percent shooting from the field and 11 percent from three.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL LOSES EDGE IN SECOND HALF; FALLS TO UNM 83-70

 
 
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February 5, 2019 (Albuquerque) - San Diego State men’s basketball had a rare national TV appearance tonight for their battle against the Lobos, the only team that has knocked off Top 10-ranked Nevada.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: WATSON, MCDANIELS LEAD AZTECS TO ROAD WIN

 

 

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February 2, 2019 (San Jose) - Devin Watson and Jalen McDaniels combined to score 49 points and San Diego State picked up its third straight victory, knocking off San Jose State 67-56 on Saturday night.

San Diego State swept the season series with the Spartans last year and now have won 10 of the last 11 meetings between the programs.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS SQUEAKS BY SJSU 69-68

 

 

Tea Adams hits the game winner with two seconds left

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February 2, 2019 (San Diego) - The Aztec women’s basketball team (7-12, 2-6) withstood a rally from San José State (2-18, 1-8) to win 69-68 Saturday afternoon inside Viejas Arena.

SDSU led by 17 points in the first quarter, but saw the Spartans take their first lead of the game with 16 seconds left after Analyss Benally banked in a three-pointer. On the other end, Téa Adams knifed through the lane and scooped up the game-winner off the glass with two seconds left to secure the nail-biting victory for the Aztecs.

BOYS BASKETBALL: EAGLES LEAVE BRAVES IN DUST IN CROSSTOWN MATCHUP

 

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January 29, 2019 (El Cajon) - We’re back at the home of the Braves this week, but this time for a boys’ game.  The Braves are struggling a little bit at 9-12 overall (2-4 in league) coming into tonight’s game against the school a couple of blocks away from them, Granite Hills.  The Eagles aren’t doing so great either; they sported a .500 record in league play coming into tonight (3-3) but overall, were at 8-13.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS AT UNLV

 

 

Mallory Adams had 19 points and 10 rebounds

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January 26, 2019 (Las Vegas) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team suffered a 71-57 loss at UNLV Saturday afternoon. The Aztecs fell behind by double-digits in the first quarter and never recovered after struggling with turnovers and cold outside-shooting.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS' RALLY FALLS SHORT AT NEW MEXICO

 

 

Zayn Dornstauder set career-highs with 13 points and eight rebounds

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January 16, 2019 (Albuquerque) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team rallied back from a 19-point deficit, but fell just short at New Mexico Wednesday evening, losing 70-62. The Aztecs tied the game with 3:25 left, but then saw the Lobos finished the contest on an 8-0 run to seal the victory.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS OUTLAST AIR FORCE 70-61

 

SDSU outscores Falcons 21-11 in 4th quarter

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January 12, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team (6-8, 1-2) outscored Air Force 21-11 in the fourth quarter to earn a 70-61 win Saturday afternoon inside Viejas Arena. Najé Murray scored a season-high 23 points and SDSU made a season-high 26 free-throws.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTEC RALLY COMES UP SHORT AT AIR FORCE

 

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January 12, 2019 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - AJ Walker scored 19 points and Air Force closed with a 14-4 run to defeat San Diego State 62-48 on Saturday.

Ryan Swan had 15 points and 15 rebounds for the Falcons (6-10, 1/3 Mountain West) and Lavelle Scottie added 16 points with 11 rebounds.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS TRIPPED UP AT WYOMING

 

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January 9, 2019 (Laramie, Wyo.) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team fell at Wyoming 87-45 Wednesday evening. The Cowgirls shot 44 percent from three and outscored the Aztecs 28-12 in the second quarter and maintained a double-digit lead for the entire second half.

BOISE STATE DEFEATS SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL IN MW OPENER

 

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January 5, 2019 (Boise) - Derrick Alston had a career-high 30 points on 9-of-14 shooting and Boise State led by double digits throughout the second half in an 88-64 win over San Diego State on Saturday night.

Alex Hobbs added 18 points for the Broncos (7-8, 2-0 Mountain West Conference), who have won three of their last four games.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: FRESHMAN-LED RALLY FALLS SHORT AS LADY AZTECS DROP CONFERENCE OPENER TO BOISE STATE

 

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January 5, 2019 (San Diego) - ECM Sports finally made it to a basketball game on the Mesa and the lady Aztecs were ready to start Mountain West conference play today against Boise State.  They’re barely staying afloat with a 5-6 record overall.

SDSU MEN'S HOOPS RALLIES IN 65-60 WIN VS. CSUN

 

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January 1, 2019 (San Diego) - Jeremy Hemsley made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:57 left for San Diego State, which rallied from a 19-point second-half deficit to beat Cal State Northridge 65-60 Tuesday.

Jalen McDaniels had 20 points and 13 rebounds for SDSU (8-5), who outscored the Matadors (6-9) 38-14 during the final 15 minutes.

WATSON, MITCHELL LEAD SDSU MEN'S HOOPS PAST BYU 90-81

 

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December 22, 2018 (San Diego) - .The names have changed and the BYU Cougars and San Diego State Aztecs haven't been league rivals for eight seasons now.

That didn't keep the renewal of the series from being any less spirited.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS TOPPED BY UCSB 63-58

 

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December 21, 2018 (San Diego) - The Aztec women’s basketball team (5-6) lost to UC Santa Barbara 63-58 Friday afternoon in their final non-conference game of the season. SDSU shot 48 percent from the field compared to the Gauchos’ 40 percent clip but couldn’t overcome a slow start which found themselves down 18 points in the first half.

SDSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: AZTECS’ RALLY AT CSUN FALLS SHORT

 

 

Freshman Sophia Ramos had 28 points 

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December 9, 2018 (Northridge) - The Aztec women’s basketball team (5-4) fell at CSUN 77-74 Sunday evening.  After trailing by 23 points early in the fourth quarter, the Aztecs came roaring back behind the hot shooting from freshman Sophia Ramos and pulled within a point with 28 seconds left and had two chances in the closing seconds, but ultimately fell just short.

CALIFORNIA RALLIES TO DEFEAT SDSU MEN’S BASKETBALL 89-83

 

 

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December 8, 2018 (Berkeley) - Justice Sueing scored a season-high 23 points, Paris Austin added 15, and California rallied to defeat San Diego State 89-83 on Saturday night.

SDSU WOMEN’S HOOPS GIVES UC IRVINE FIRST LOSS

 

 

Aztecs hit a season high 12 three-pointers

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December 7, 2018 (Irvine) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team (5-4) dealt UC Irvine (7-1) their first loss of the season with a 78-70 win at the Bren Events Center Friday evening.  The Aztecs offset a season-high 26 turnovers by shooting 60 percent (12-from-20) from three-point territory.

SDSU ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 12/3: BOWL BOUND

 

 

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December 4, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State football will be playing in the Frisco Bowl on December 19 against Ohio.  Yesterday, coach Rocky Long and juniors Parker Houston and Kyahva Tenzino sat down with the media.  Head men's basketball coach Brian Dutcher and senior guards Jeremy Hemsley and Devin Watson also joined the football representatives to preview their matchup with crosstown foe USD tomorrow night.

SDSU WOMEN’S HOOPS FALLS TO ARIZONA 69-60

 

 

Najé Murray led the Aztecs with 16 points

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December 2, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team (4-4) lost to Arizona 69-60 Sunday afternoon at Viejas Arena. SDSU led by as much as 12 points in the second quarter but saw Arizona storm back in the second half with hot shooting and a tricky zone defense.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL DEFEATS ILLINOIS STATE 75-65

 

 

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December 1, 2018 (Normal, Ill.) - Devin Watson pumped in 23 points and San Diego State won its first true road game of the season, knocking off Illinois State, 75-65 in the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Conference Challenge on Saturday afternoon.

The Aztecs (5-2) played three of their first six games on neutral sites.

SDSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL LOSES HEARTBREAKER AT USD 72-71



 

 

Sophia Ramos scored a career high 24 points

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November 28, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team (4-3) lost a nail biter at USD 72-71 Wednesday evening at the Jenny Craig Pavilion. In a game that featured 16 ties and 12 lead changes, the Toreros took their first lead of the fourth quarter after Myah Pace hit two free throws with four seconds left. 

SDSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: AZTECS DROPPED BY TCU 81-64

 

 

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November 24, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team (4-2) had their three-game winning streak snapped with an 81-64 loss to TCU (4-1) in the final game of the SDSU Thanksgiving Classic Saturday evening.

SDSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: AZTECS KNOCK OFF CALIFORNIA BAPTIST 83-67

 

 

SDSU is now 4-1, their best start since the 2011-12 season 

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November 23, 2018 (San Diego) - The Aztec women’s basketball (4-1) won their third game in a row with an 83-67 win over California Baptist in the first game of the SDSU Thanksgiving Classic Friday evening. 

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.

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