Found November 15, 2011 on
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San Diego State proved to be the real deal last year. They finished the season with a 34-3 total record and only lost to BYU (Twice) and the defending National Champs Connecticut. The loss to UConn came in the sweet 16 which is nothing to look down on yourself about. They started this year out well with three strait wins and look to make another run in March Madness. They lost Kawhi Leonard to the NBA draft, but might have found another top notch player in Jamaal Franklin.
Franklin threw down three huge dunks against Southern Utah and looks as athletic as they come. Two of the dunks happen to be off the backboard. One he threw to himself and the other he dunked off a backboard pass from a teammate. Not something you see during a game usually, more like dunk contest dunks. It might have had something to do with Southern Utah only scoring 37 points, but hey a good dunk is a good dunk no matter how you look at it. Oh, and the next day he came out and scored 31 points. J...
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Jamaal Franklin scored 20 of his career-high 31 points in the first half as San Diego State beat UC Davis 89-74 on Sunday in the Basketball Travelers Classic.
Franklin, who came off the bench, eclipsed his previous career high of 13 points in the first half as San Diego State (3-0) jumped to a 48-29 halftime lead.
The Aztecs made 7 of 12 3-point attempts in the first half, with...
San Diego State men's basketball junior guard Chase Tapley has been named the Mountain West Co-Player of the Week, the league announced Monday morning.
San Diego State faces Baylor, USC, Long Beach State, Arizona, Santa Barbara, Cal and San Diego.
Abelardo Perez kicked a 37-yard field goal with 5:49 left and Ryan Lindley threw for 154 yards and a touchdown on a record-setting night as San Diego State defeated Colorado State 18-15 Saturday night.
Ronnie Hillman, the nation's second-leading rusher coming into the game, was held to 80 yards on 24 carries - 70 yards below his average.
Aztecs Now, a weekly television show featuring San Diego State athletics, is set to air tonight on Channel 4 San Diego at 8:30 p.m. PT and then will re-air on 4SD at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday and 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday. The show will also air at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
San Diego State women's water polo head coach Carin Crawford announced Wednesday the signing of Nikole Ferrari, Taylor Gums, Frankie Libutti and Claire McKinnon to National Letters of Intent.
San Diego State women's golf head coach Leslie Spalding announced the signing Monday of Emma Henrikson (Malmö, Sweden) to a National Letter of Intent. Henrikson, who is a member of the Swedish national team, will join the Aztecs in the fall of 2012.
San Diego State postgame notes following its road loss at No. 11/12 Baylor.
Whether Ronnie Hillman plays or not, San Diego State head coach Rocky Long doesn’t expect Boise State to change its defensive strategy in Saturday’s 5 p.m. game.
San Diego State Head Volleyball Coach Deitre Collins-Parker has announced the signing of a pair of athletes to National Letters of Intent for the 2012 season. That twosome includes outside hitter Ellen Novotny (Houston HS in Germantown, Tenn.) and setter Tanna Aljoe (Grapevine HS in Grapevine, Texas).
WEEKLY NOTESSan Diego State plays its third home outing in its last four contests when theAztecs take on No. 10/11 Boise State Saturday at Qualcomm Stadium beginning at 5p.m. PT.
Ronnie Hillman questionable after high ankle sprain against Colorado State Hillman is San Diego State's star running back that has been averaging 142 yards per game on the ground.