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San Diego State struggled against one of the nation's most renowned zone defenses - and the elements - in losing its opener. It's unlikely to have the same offensive problems in its first indoor game. The 25th-ranked Aztecs look to bounce back Tuesday night when they host NAIA school San Diego Christian College. San Diego State has high expectations after returning four starters from last season's NCAA tournament team while also welcoming a highly touted recruiting class that includes three Division I transfers and three freshmen. Steve Fisher's team put together a less-than-stellar showing in Sunday's opener, however, falling to then-No. 9 Syracuse 62-49 on the flight deck of the decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Midway. The Aztecs fell behind 17-4 in the opening 8:30 and were never able to get in rhythm. They shot 27.0 percent (17 for 63) and were 1 for 18 from 3-point range in finishing with their fewest points since a 75-49 loss to New Mexico on Feb. 21, 2009. "You can't...
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