Aztecs Men's Basketball

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 17: BACK HOME





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Story by Liz Alper

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February 17, 2017 (San Diego) - After winning two in a row, SDSU men's basketball returns home to face UNLV on Sunday.  Coach Steve Fisher, sophomore guard Jeremy Hemsley and junior guard Trey Kell called a press conference today to talk to the media after their big turnaround.  The Aztecs are 15-10 overall and 7-6 in Mountain West play.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 14: ON THE ROAD AND ON THE FIELD

 

Story and photos by Liz Alper

Photo:  Brian Dutcher and Matt Shrigley

February 14, 2017 (San Diego) - After a win on Sunday at home against Nevada, Aztecs men's basketball heads out on the road tomorrow night to Logan, Utah to face Utah State.  Assistant coach Brian Dutcher and senior forward Matt Shrigley sat down with the media at today's press conference.

Joining them were the boys of summer:  baseball head coach Mark Martinez and senior starting pitcher Brett Seeburger.  This year's Aztecs feature four players from East County high schools--Hunter Stratton (junior catcher, Grossmont), Jordan Verdon (sophomore infielder, Granite Hills), Kenny LaPierre (another sophomore from Granite Hills and an Alpine native.  Right-handed pitcher) and Avery Tuck, a freshman outfielder from Steele Canyon.  The Aztecs open their season on Friday at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL: KELL REACHES 1,000 POINTS AS AZTECS WIN STATEMENT GAME AGAINST NEVADA 70-56

 

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February 12, 2017 (San Diego) - SDSU men's basketball returned home after a loss against San Jose State to play host to the Wolf Pack of Nevada in a Sunday matinee on White Out Day.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 10: PREPARING FOR NEVADA

 

 

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February 10, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men's basketball returns home to play host to Nevada on Sunday.  Coach Steve Fisher and junior guard Trey Kell took the media's questions today.

AZTECS MEN'S HOOPS GETS MUCH-NEEDED WIN AGAINST WYOMING

 

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February 1, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs men's basketball suffered a tough loss to Colorado State at home on Saturday afternoon.  They looked to redeem themselves at home on Tuesday night against the Cowboys of Wyoming.

SDSU MEN'S HOOPS LOSES CLOSE THRILLER TO RAMS 78-77

 

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Postgame files courtesy Darin Wong

January 28, 2017 (San Diego) - After a loss to Air Force Tuesday night, the Aztecs men's basketball team returned to Viejas Arena to face the Colorado State Rams on Saturday.

SDSU BASKETBALL PARTNERS WITH AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY TO TURN THREE POINT SHOTS INTO LIFE-SAVING WORK AGAINST CANCER

 

The Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge lets fans compete for the most donations for every 3-pointer their team scores

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Photo: SDSU men's basketball head coach Steve Fisher courtesy goaztecs.com

January 25, 2017 (San Diego) - Making 3-point shots this basketball season takes on even more meaning this year for Steve Fisher and the San Diego State basketball team. The Aztecs will square off against teams across the nation to fight cancer as part of the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge.    

SDSU BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 1/23: ON TRACK

 

By Liz Alper

Photos and video courtesy goaztecs.com

Full quotes courtesy Jen Heisel and James Solien

 

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January 23, 2017 (San Diego) - With both the men's and women's Aztecs basketball teams taking on Air Force this week, men's head coach Steve Fisher, women's head coach Stacie Terry, senior forward Matt Shrigley and junior guard Trey Kell answered questions from the media today.

NEW AND IMPROVED AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL DOWNS UTAH STATE 74-55

 

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January 14, 2017 (San Diego) - After picking up their first win of conference play on Tuesday against San Jose State, the San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball team wrapped up their two-game home stand tonight against Utah State.

AZTECS MEN'S HOOPS PRESS CONFERENCE JAN. 13: WE FINALLY WON

 

By Liz Alper

Photo, video and quotes courtesy goaztecs.com

January 13, 2017 (San Diego) - With the final game of their two-game homestand tomorrow night against Utah State, Aztecs men's basketball head coach Steve Fisher, sophomore guard Zylan Cheatham and junior guard Trey Kell sat down with the media on Friday.

AZTECS MEN'S HOOPS PRESS CONFERENCE: 0-3

 

By Liz Alper

Quotes, photo and video courtesy goaztecs.com

January 9, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men's basketball team is 0-3 to start conference play.  Head coach Steve Fisher,  junior guard Trey Kell and senior guard Dakarai Allen sat down with the media before their game against San Jose State at Viejas Arena tomorrow night.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL DROPS CLOSE THREE-POINT SHOOTOUT TO NEVADA

 

By Liz Alper

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

January 4, 2017 (Reno) - After a loss that should've been a win on New Year's Day against New Mexico on the first day of conference play, the San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball team traveled to Reno to take on the Wolfpack of the University of Nevada.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: LOBOS STUN AZTECS IN FIRST GAME OF CONFERENCE PLAY

 

By Liz Alper

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

January 1, 2017 (San Diego) - What better way to kick off a new year than by kicking off conference play?  The San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball team did just that today against the University of New Mexico.

SDSU MEN'S HOOPS BEATS SAN FRANCISCO 62-48 TO WIN DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC

 

 

By Liz Alper

Photo courtesy @Aztec_MBB on Twitter

December 25, 2016 (Honolulu) - While we were enjoying Christmas/Hanukkah with our families, the San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball team took on the Dons of the University of San Francisco in the title game of the Diamond Head Classic.

PARADE OF THREES IN SECOND HALF LIFT SDSU MEN'S HOOPS OVER TULSA IN DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC SEMIFINAL

 

By Liz Alper

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

December 23, 2016 (Honolulu) - After a win in yesterday's quarterfinals of the Diamond Head Classic with a win over Southern Miss, SDSU men's basketball took on Tulsa today in the semifinals.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS ENDS THREE-GAME LOSING STREAK WITH WIN OVER ALABAMA STATE

 

Story and photos by Liz Alper

December 12, 2016 (San Diego) - Following their 74-63 loss to Arizona State on Saturday night, SDSU men’s hoops tried their luck against another ASU, Alabama State, tonight.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS REACH 100-POINT THRESHOLD FOR FIRST TIME IN YOUNG SEASON; DEMORALIZE SAVANNAH STATE 100-67

 

Added: find postgame notes, quotes and box score inside

By Liz Alper

Photos by Cristian Rangel

November 28, 2016 (San Diego) - After defeating Cal last Monday, SDSU men’s basketball returned to Steve Fisher Court at Viejas Arena on a rainy Monday night to face Savannah State.  A special fact about tonight’s game was that the Aztecs wore turquoise Nike N7 jerseys in honor of Native American Heritage Month.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS TURN IT AROUND IN SECOND HALF, BEAT TOREROS 69-59

 

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Updated with box score and postgame notes and quotes

Story and photo by Liz Alper

November 11, 2016 (San Diego) - Veterans Day marked the start of the college basketball season and the San Diego State men's basketball team took to the floor against their crosstown rival, USD.

AZTEC ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/8: A BREAK FROM ELECTION DAY

 

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Story and photos by Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Jamie McConeghy

November 8, 2016 (San Diego) - Election Day saw a plethora of San Diego State coaches and athletes at this week's press conference.  Aztecs men's basketball coach Steve Fisher and sophomore forward Zylan Cheatham, football head coach Rocky Long, women's basketball coach Stacie Terry, junior defensive end Sergio Phillips and junior tight end David Wells took the mic this week.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL CRUISES PAST CSUSM IN EXHIBITION

 

Aztecs close exhibition season with victory

Source: goaztecs.com press release

November 7, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State cruised past Cal State San Marcos on Monday night, 80-42, inside Viejas Arena. The game was the final tune-up for the Aztecs, who officially open the 2016-17 campaign on Friday.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS START SEASON RIGHT WITH EXHIBITION ROMP OF UCSD

 

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November 3, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State Aztecs men’s basketball team kicked off its 2016 season with an exhibition game against UCSD tonight.

AZTEC SPORTS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/1: MEN'S BASKETBALL IS "BACK IN BUSINESS"

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Story and photos by Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Jen Heisel

November 1, 2016 (San Diego) - With San Diego State men's basketball's first game on Thursday against UC San Diego, basketball head coach Steve Fisher joined football head coach Rocky Long, redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman and defensive end Dakota Turner for their weekly press conference.

AZTECS ARE MIGHTIER THAN HUSKIES; AZTECS BEAT HUSKIES 93-78 TO ADVANCE TO NIT QUARTERFINAL

 

By Liz Alper

Photo: Dakarai Allen via GoAztecs.com on Twitter

March 21, 2016 (San Diego) - Maybe it helped that the Huskies were without 6 feet, 8 inch forward Noah Dickerson.  Maybe it was heart. Maybe the over-12,000-strong sellout crowd at Viejas Arena made their chants be heard on the court. Maybe it was something else.