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  1. San Diego State’s underwhelming offense

    Feb 26, 2014, 1:23 AM EDT

    Steve Fisher

    There are a few highly-ranked teams this season that thrive on defense but have so far left much to be desired on the other side of the ball. One such squad San Diego State. Despite their overwhelming victory against San Jose State tonight — 90-64, a game in which the Aztecs scored 1.20 points per…

  2. Trey Kell commits to San Diego State

    Oct 2, 2013, 11:29 AM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - North Carolina State v San Diego State

    San Diego State added a second commitment in the Class of 2014 on Tuesday night, as Trey Kell, one of the best scoring guards on the west coast, committed to Steve Fisher and the Aztecs. The decision wasn’t much of a surprise. Kell’s decision reportedly came down to SDSU and Vanderbilt, and the Commodores have…

  3. San Diego State assistant Mark Fisher diagnosed with ALS

    Sep 28, 2013, 3:10 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - North Carolina State v San Diego State

    San Diego State is restructuring it’s men’s basketball staff in light of the awful recent news that assistant coach Mark Fisher — the son of head coach Steve Fisher — has been diagnosed with ALS. The 34-year-old Mark Fisher has been with the Aztecs for 12 seasons — the last six as an assistant coach…

  4. New calendar requires programs to adjust preseason approach

    Sep 22, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT

    WCC Basketball Tournament - Semifinals San Diego v Saint Mary's

    Friday marks the official start of the 2013-14 college basketball season, as programs are now allowed to begin practicing on September 27. The scheduling change essentially added three weeks to the college hoops calendar, and this has required programs to take another look at the way in which they handle the preseason. The key for…

  5. San Diego State helps ailing Mountain West with win over Oklahoma

    Mar 23, 2013, 12:20 AM EDT

    Jamaal Franklin

    The Mountain West Conference had drawn criticism over the first few days of this NCAA tournament, with member schools going 1-3 through Thursday. That mark includes a major upset of No. 3 New Mexico at the hands of No. 14 Harvard. But No. 7 San Diego State worked Friday to change the Mountain West’s fate,…

  6. Late Night Snacks: Mountain West battles highlighted Wednesday’s CBB action

    Jan 17, 2013, 2:05 AM EDT


    Games of the Day:  St. Mary’s 70, BYU 69 The college basketball gods made us wait until the conclusion of the night to get the evening’s best ending. After Tyler Haws hit a fall-away floater in the lane to put BYU ahead by two with five seconds to go, Saint Mary’s guard Matthew Dellavedova threw…

  7. Anthony Marshall leads UNLV over No. 15 San Diego State on the road

    Jan 17, 2013, 12:28 AM EDT

    Anthony Marshall UNLV

    UNLV notched one of its biggest win of the season on the road Wednesday night, using 20 points, nine rebounds, and five assists from guard Anthony Marshall to secure an 82-75 victory over San Diego State at Viejas Arena in San Diego, Calif. Coach Dave Rice decision to use a smaller lineup down the stretch…

  8. Teammate on Jamaal Franklin’s dunk: ‘I’ve actually seen him do it better’

    Jan 11, 2013, 11:43 PM EDT

    Jamaal Franklin

    By now, the college basketball world has seen Jamaal Franklin all but claim ‘Dunk of the Year’ crown nine days into the New Year, when he threw an alley oop to himself off the backboard. The San Diego State junior threw the ball to himself on a 3-on-3 break in the second half of the…

  9. Pregame Shootaround 12.25.12: Arizona-San Diego State is the big present under the tree

    Dec 25, 2012, 12:06 PM EDT

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    Each day, CollegeBasketballTalk brings you the “Pregame Shootaround,” which will lay out a preview for the slate of games that night. We’ll take a look at some key match-ups and important games, as well as make some predictions and point out what you need to watch for. Take a look below at today’s edition: Note:…

  10. Late Night Snacks: You’re probably asleep right now

    Dec 4, 2012, 12:46 AM EDT

    Tim Miles, Trevor Menke

    There were a total of 14 games being played on Monday night. Only nine of them featured Division I vs. Division I match-ups. None of them were surprising. If you’re up and reading, check out the nuggets of info below. Because despite the lack of games and excitement, a few players turned in exceptional performances…

  11. Chase Tapley hurts knee, could be out against USC

    Nov 23, 2012, 10:52 PM EDT

    Chase Tapley

    San Diego State could be without its second-leading scorer, as senior guard Chase Tapley left Friday afternoon’s practice with what head coach Steve Fisher described as “tendon knee strain.” According to a report from Mark Ziegler of the San Diego Tribune, Fisher said that he is unsure if Tapley will play Sunday against USC. The…

  12. Preview: Syracuse meets San Diego State in Battle on the Midway carrier game

    Nov 11, 2012, 12:36 PM EDT

    Steve Fisher, Jim Boeheim

    Condensation was the spoiler Friday night, stopping two aircraft carrier games before their completion, having effectively halted Ohio State-Marquette before it could get started and forcing a halftime cancellation of Georgetown-Florida. Third time’s the charm, right? Syracuse and San Diego State hope the West Coast is friendlier than the East when they tip off at…

  13. The Mountain West is a two-team race, in everything

    Oct 22, 2012, 10:15 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - North Carolina State v San Diego State

    The Mountain West Conference released a preseason media poll of their own on Monday. In all honesty, it was a formality. Only two teams truly matter in the conference race. San Diego State was picked to finish first, receiving 10 first place votes, with UNLV getting the other eight. San Diego State squeaked out the…

  14. Mountain West Preview 2012-13: San Diego State and UNLV fight it out at the top

    Oct 16, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT

    Jamaal Franklin

    Throughout the month of October, CollegeBasketballTalk will be rolling out our previews for the 2012-2013 season. Check back at 9 a.m. and just after lunch every day, Monday-Friday, for a new preview item. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To look at the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here.…

  15. Syracuse-San Diego State Battle of the Midway tickets start at $150

    Oct 10, 2012, 10:31 AM EDT

    Steve Fisher Jim Boeheim Carrier game

    As San Diego State and Syracuse ready themselves for their November match-up aboard the USS Midway, more news about the ticket prices was released to the public. Want to attend? We already know that sideline seats will cost you $1,000. Baseline seats will cost you $500. So how much is it to get in the…

  16. Syracuse-San Diego State ‘Battle on the Midway’ carrier game could cost you $5,000

    Sep 14, 2012, 9:47 AM EDT

    Steve Fisher Jim Boeheim Carrier game

    There just doesn’t seem to be any way to see a cheap carrier game this season. First there were reports of the ticket package for Florida-Georgetown in Jacksonville, Fla., running somewhere in the range of $1,000. Not only that, but tickets are nearly sold out. Now we have Syracuse-San Diego State off the coast of…

  17. San Diego State led state of California in college basketball attendance in 2011-12

    Jun 3, 2012, 2:53 PM EDT

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    Which major California-based program led the state in college basketball attendance last season? Perhaps historic UCLA? Maybe fellow Pac-12 member California? Perhaps Fresno State? Nope. It was resurgent San Diego State of the Mountain West. The Aztecs came in 29th in the country and tops among all California schools, beating out Cal (52nd), Fresno State…

  18. First bracket countdown: Observations and notes

    Dec 4, 2010, 12:55 PM EDT


    Our first in-season bracket projection at Bracketville is due out Monday evening (Dec. 6).  With it will come a lot of debate (and some complaints).  Time to fire away with some notes and observations from a great first month of college hoops.  The first note is to remind ourselves that a lot of meaningful basketball remains.  Things don’t necessarily…

  19. San Diego St. lays claim to top team west of Rockies

    Nov 17, 2010, 6:40 PM EDT


    When San Diego State knocked off No. 11 Gonzaga Tuesday, it did two things: Handed the Zags just their fifth loss at the Kennel since 2004 and established itself as the team to beat on the West Coast. (And don’t discount the win because Gonzaga forward Elias Harris got hurt. It was late in the game…

  20. Will Aztecs finally break into that AP Top 25?

    Oct 27, 2010, 3:34 PM EDT

    San Diego State’s headed for an historic Thursday. Well, semi-historic. When the AP preseason poll is released, the Aztecs are sure to be one of the 25 teams listed. When that happens, it’ll be the first time in school history. “We are now perceived to have a program. When they start talking about good programs,…

  21. Start that 2010-11 reading now

    May 28, 2010, 12:21 AM EDT

    There will be roughly 1,492 previews for the 2010-11 college hoops season from various media outlets – including a bunch from here – which means they’re be plenty of info you’ll read again and again. Thus, it’s important to consider the source. If you see something from’s Andy Glockner, do yourself a favor and…