Aztecs basketball

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS REBELS AGAINST UNLV FOR 87-68 WIN

 

SDSU has a 6-2 record at home this season

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January 18, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball fashioned one of its most exhilarating games of the season, using a season-high 14 long balls, its most in nearly 13 years, to take down UNLV in Mountain West action, 87-68, Wednesday night at Viejas Arena.

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

 

Story and photos by Liz Alper

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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.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS: AZTECS UNABLE TO GET PAST UTAH STATE

 

McKynzie Fort became the 21st Aztec to enter the 1,000-point club

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January 14, 2017 (Logan, Utah) - Despite a thrilling fourth quarter, San Diego State women’s basketball team was unable to get past Utah State and fell on the road to the Aggies 53-47, Saturday afternoon in Mountain West play.

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

 

By Liz Alper

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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.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS: FORT'S DOUBLE-DOUBLE NOT ENOUGH IN LOSS TO SAN JOSE STATE

 

McKynzie Fort became the 21st Aztec to enter the 1,000-point club

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January 11, 2017 (San Jose) - San Diego State women’s basketball battled Mountain West foe San Jose State to the final second but ultimately fell in a heartbreaking 81-80 overtime loss to the Spartans Wednesday night. McKynzie Fort, who notched her second-career double-double, became the 21st member of the program’s 1,000-point club during the game as she matched career-highs with 29 points and 12 rebounds.

AZTECS MEN'S HOOPS PRESS CONFERENCE: 0-3

 

By Liz Alper

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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 WOMEN'S HOOPS STAGES IMPRESSIVE FOURTH QUARTER COMEBACK; BEATS BOISE STATE 84-77

 

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Quotes courtesy Jen Heisel

January 7, 2017 (San Diego) - After getting back on track in conference play with a win against Nevada on Wednesday night, the lady Aztecs took Steve Fisher Court again for a Saturday matinee against Boise State.

FIRST HALF HELPS SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS TOPPLE NEVADA 83-78

 

The Aztecs had nine three-pointers in the first half

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January 4, 2017 (San Diego) - Behind an outstanding first half in which the Aztecs scored nine 3-pointers, the most in a half since 2005, and 52 points, San Diego State women’s basketball clawed its way past Nevada, 83-78, in its Mountain West debut at Viejas Arena Wednesday night.

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

 

By Liz Alper

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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

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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 WOMEN'S HOOPS LOSES TO NEW MEXICO IN MOUNTAIN WEST OPENER

 

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December 31, 2016 (Alberquerque) - San Diego State women’s basketball was unable to get past a hot New Mexico team and fell to the Lobos in the Aztecs’ Mountain West opener, 85-42, Saturday evening at WisePies Arena.

IMPRESSIVE DEFENSIVE EFFORT POWERS SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS PAST BIOLA 63-48

 

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December 28, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball produced one of its best defensive efforts of the season against Biola, holding the Eagles to a season-low 48 points in a 63-48 non-conference win Wednesday evening.

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

 

 

By Liz Alper

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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

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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.

OUTSTANDING SECOND HALF PROPELS SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS PAST CAL STATE FULLERTON

 

The Aztecs next welcome Biola to Viejas Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 28 at 6:30 p.m.

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December 22, 2016 (Fullerton, Calif.) - Behind McKynzie Fort’s career-high 29 points and an outstanding second-half performance in which the Aztecs out-scored Cal State Fullerton, 44-27, San Diego State women’s basketball defeated the Titans, 71-61, in non-conference action Thursday evening.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL AVOIDS GIVING UP LEAD IN QUARTERFINAL OF DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC

 

By Liz Alper

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December 22, 2016 (Honolulu) - While most of us are spending Christmas at home, the San Diego State Aztecs men’s basketball team is in Hawaii at the eighth annual Diamond Head Classic.  Today they played their first game of the tournament against Southern Miss.

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

 

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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 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS STEP UP GAME, LASSO GAUCHOS 84-70

 

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December 11, 2016 (San Diego) - After a lackluster performance against Michigan on Friday afternoon, the lady Aztecs took Steve Fisher Court again looking to rebound against the Gauchos of UC Santa Barbara.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS TO UC DAVIS 75-55

 

UC Davis was 12-for-26 from 3-point range

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December 2, 2016 (Davis, California) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team couldn’t get past a powerful performance from beyond the arc by UC Davis and lost in non-conference action, 75-55, Friday night.

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

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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 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CRACKS CENTRAL CONNECTICUT 80-62

 

SDSU had its best shooting performance since the 2014-15 season opener vs. Sacramento State

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November 27, 2016 (South Orange, N.J.) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team shot 60.4 percent from the floor to beat Central Connecticut State University, 80-62, at the Seton Hall Thanksgiving Classic Sunday afternoon.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL SUFFERS CLOSE LOSS TO UT ARLINGTON

 

SDSU will play either Seton Hall or Central Connecticut State Sunday at noon

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November 26, 2016 (South Orange, N.J.) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team kept its game against UT Arlington within reach but ultimately fell to the Mavericks, 64-58, at the Seton Hall Thanksgiving Classic Saturday afternoon.

AZTECS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: SLOPPY PLAY LEADS TO 60-53 LOSS AGAINST LMU

Update as of 5:10 PM: added box score and play by play

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Story and photos by Liz Alper

November 20, 2016 (San Diego) - After a big loss to crosstown rival USD, the lady Aztecs returned to the friendly confines of Viejas Arena to take on the Loyola Marymount Lions in a Sunday matinee.

SAN DIEGO STATE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL DOWNED BY USD

San Diego State hosts Loyola Marymount Sunday at 2 p.m.

 

 

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November 17, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball was unable to get past a University of San Diego team that shot 65 percent (37-for-57) and fell to its crosstown rival, 91-53, in a non-conference game Thursday night. 

With the loss, SDSU falls to 1-2 on the season, while USD improves to 3-0. It was the Aztecs’ worst margin of defeat since an 89-38 defeat by No. 2/3 South Carolina on Nov. 23, 2014.

In the first half, San Diego State had to contend with a Torero team that shot an outstanding 70 percent (19-for-27) compared to SDSU’s 29 percent (9-for-31).

After McKynzie Fort and Kymberly Ellison made a trio of free throws to start the game, Fort got the Aztecs’ first two field goals. Her short jumper put the game within one point at 6-5 2:44 into the game. Three-and-a-half minutes later, she drove the basket, hooked right and threw in the 16-7 shot.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: LADY AZTECS REBOUND FROM BIG UCR LOSS, SOAR PAST SDC HAWKS 80-70

 

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By Liz Alper

Photos by Cris Rangel

November 14, 2016 (San Diego) - The lady Aztecs played their first game of the season on Steve Fisher Court tonight against San Diego Christian.

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.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS IN SEASON OPENER

 

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SDSU shot just 29.1 percent from the floor

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November 11, 2016 (Riverside) - San Diego State women’s basketball got scores from three of its four freshmen but fell in its season opener, 72-44, to UC Riverside on Friday night at SRC Arena.

Making their collegiate debut, the Aztecs got production from Baylee Vanderdoes (7), Abby Lowe (2) and Monique Terry (2). McKynzie Fort paced her team with 14 points, while Ariell Bostick’s eight rebounds were a team-high.

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