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  1. Reports: Utah, San Diego State to meet November 18 at Viejas Arena

    Jun 22, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT

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    SDSU would host the first meeting, with the return contest being played in Salt Lake City during the 2015-16 season if the deal is finalized.

  2. Report: Cincinnati and San Diego State agree to home-and-home series

    Jun 14, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    Steve Fisher

    Cincinnati and San Diego State will play a home-and-home series beginning in 2014-15.

  3. Four-star 2015 guard Jeremy Hemsley commits to San Diego State

    May 29, 2014, 6:45 PM EDT

    Steve Fisher

    San Diego State has its first commitment in the 2015 class.

  4. Dwayne Polee II’s play will be key for San Diego State on Thursday

    Mar 26, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Dwayne Polee II’s improved play down the stretch makes No. 4 San Diego State capable of knocking off No. 1 Arizona.

  5. Sweet 16 Previews: No. 1 Arizona vs. No. 4 San Diego State

    Mar 26, 2014, 3:36 PM EDT

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    Previewing the marquee matchup in the West Region.

  6. Xavier Thames leads No. 4 San Diego State to first Sweet 16 since 2011

    Mar 22, 2014, 8:38 PM EDT

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    Xavier Thames factored into 45 of San Diego State’s 63 points in their win over North Dakota State.

  7. Pregame Shootaround: Eight Sweet 16 spots up for grabs Saturday

    Mar 22, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

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    Eight games kick off the Round of 32, including a matchup of former Big East foes.

  8. Steve Fisher slams NCAA in postgame presser (VIDEO)

    Mar 21, 2014, 10:39 AM EDT

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    Like a reality TV show, Steve Fisher complains the NCAA wanted the losing team pack their bags and go.

  9. No. 4 San Diego State needs overtime to beat No. 13 New Mexico State

    Mar 21, 2014, 2:04 AM EDT

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    No. 4 San Diego State managed to escape in overtime after nearly giving the game away in regulation. But they’re going to need to be better offensively against North Dakota State on Saturday.

  10. Mountain West Tournament: Tough afternoons for Xavier Thames, Winston Shepard III spell doom for No. 8 San Diego State

    Mar 15, 2014, 10:03 PM EDT

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    Tough afternoons for Xavier Thames and Winston Shepard III hurt No. 8 San Diego State, but they should be encouraged by the play of Dwayne Polee II in Las Vegas.

  11. Mountain West Tournament: No. 20 New Mexico wins rubber match, third straight tournament title

    Mar 15, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT

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    With the help of their role players and a critical three-pointer from Kendall Williams, No. 20 New Mexico withstood No. 8 San Diego State’s pressure to win the Mountain West tournament crown.

  12. 2014 Mountain West Tournament Preview: San Diego State, New Mexico clear favorites in Las Vegas

    Mar 12, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

    Cameron Bairstow

    No. 8 San Diego State, No. 20 New Mexico are the clear favorites in Las Vegas. But don’t expect those two teams to simply coast to the title game, either.

  13. Cameron Bairstow, a Mountain West Player of the Year snub?

    Mar 10, 2014, 10:47 PM EDT

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    Cameron Bairstow spent his offseason toiling in international competition, and return to New Mexico with a chip on his shoulder. After a season spent toying with the other Mountain West frontcourts, Bairstow’s efforts might not get the necessary recognition.

  14. No. 21 New Mexico falls victim to unexpected defensive wrinkle

    Mar 9, 2014, 12:56 AM EDT

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    New Mexico led by 16 with 12:05 remaining. And then their inability to adjust to San Diego State’s 1-3-1 zone cost them the Mountain West title.

  15. No. 10 SDSU uses 26-4 run to beat No. 21 New Mexico, win MWC title

    Mar 9, 2014, 12:50 AM EDT

    Alex Kirk, Skylar Spencer

    No. 10 San Diego State overcomes a 16-point second half deficit as they knock off No. 21 New Mexico and bring home a Mountain West title. But should that change how we view the Aztecs?

  16. Winston Shepard III, Xavier Thames lead No. 10 San Diego State past UNLV

    Mar 6, 2014, 1:53 AM EDT

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    Senior guard Xavier Thames has led the way all season long for No. 10 San Diego State, as he’s been the best scorer and playmaker for a team one win away from the outright Mountain West regular season title. That was once again the case Wednesday night in Las Vegas, but he had help down…

  17. Are post-game handshake lines outdated?

    Feb 25, 2014, 5:26 PM EDT

    Craig Neal

    Following New Mexico’s home win against San Diego State this past Saturday, there are appeared to be a scuffle while both teams snaked through the traditional post-game handshake line. While both the Lobos are the Mountain West Conference are still investigating whether an actionable incident occurred, UNM coach Craig Neal offered his advice on what…

  18. New Mexico makes statement in win over No. 6 San Diego State

    Feb 23, 2014, 12:44 AM EDT

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    In a season that has seen the Mountain West as a whole not perform as well as in recent years, No. 6 San Diego State emerged as the best team in the conference. With a resume that includes a win at Kansas, the Aztecs looked to be the class of the conference entering their game…

  19. Aztecs’ defense, athleticism on display in blowout win

    Feb 19, 2014, 1:33 AM EDT

    Xavier Thames

    At the end of January, San Diego State traveled to Logan to face Utah State, a newcomer to the Mountain West Conference. Stew Morrill’s squad introduced the Aztecs to their style of play, one that had helped USU notch eight consecutive 20-plus win seasons in WAC. The Aggies converted 54 percent of their two-point field…

  20. College Basketball Talk’s Latest Top 25

    Feb 17, 2014, 10:16 AM EDT

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    When it’s late-February, you play in the ACC and you’re undefeated, you’re the No. 1 team in the country. That’s just the way that it works. But does that mean that Syracuse is the best team in the country? Well, that’s a different story. I hate using the term “luck” when it comes to sports.…

  21. Wednesday’s defeat followed all too familiar script for Boise State

    Feb 6, 2014, 5:34 PM EDT

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    Wednesday night’s game against No. 5 San Diego State represented a great opportunity for the Boise State Broncos. With all five starters back from a team that reached the NCAA tournament a season ago, the Broncos entered the 2013-14 season with questions of whether or not they had the ability to contend for a Mountain…

  22. Late Night Snacks: No. 4 Wichita State, No. 5 San Diego State grab road wins

    Feb 6, 2014, 1:26 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 5 San Diego State 67, Boise State 65 Boise State was in complete control at home, on the verge of snagging the kind of win that could launch them back into the bubble conversation, when Xavier Thames and SDSU took control. He scored 15 of his 23 points in the…

  23. Xavier Thames, No. 5 San Diego State snatch valuable opportunity from Boise State

    Feb 6, 2014, 12:03 AM EDT

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    Boise State entered Wednesday’s game against No. 5 San Diego State in need of a statement victory. Leon Rice’s team, having already lost seven games and sitting in the middle of the Mountain West standings, wouldn’t have many more opportunities for such a result with the conference not playing at the level it did a…

  24. College Basketball Talk’s Latest Top 25

    Feb 3, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

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    I spent the morning arguing with Gary Parrish of CBSSports.com for his decision to include SMU in his Top 25. You can see it here. SMU is sitting right there at No. 25 despite the fact that, just six days ago, the Mustangs lost to South Florida at South Florida. His justification, more or less,…

  25. Winston Shepard III’s growth key for No. 5 San Diego State

    Jan 30, 2014, 7:57 PM EDT

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    Picked to finish fourth in the Mountain West’s preseason poll, No. 5 San Diego State has proven to be one of the nation’s biggest surprises of the 2013-14 season. Steve Fisher’s Aztecs, who are 18-1 on the season with their lone defeat coming against current No. 1 Arizona, own wins over Creighton and No. 6…