SAN DIEGO STATE AZTECS NEWS

Cowboys, Aztecs play rematch with MWC title at stake

A week ago before their final regular-season games, San Diego State and Wyoming knew they would be playing this weekend for the Mountain West Conference championship. And both teams looked bad: San Diego State lost at home to Colorado State 63-31, while Wyoming fell at New Mexico 56-35. ''So we're both coming from the same situation and whichever team rebounds the best is going...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Donnel Pumphre closing in on No. 2 all-time rushing leader (and maybe #1)

You’ve got this, Donnel. Donnel Pumphrey is the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Year for the second year in a row. He is also a finalist for the Doak Walker Award and also as little as one game away from being declared the most prolific rusher in NCAA history. The Aztecs were unexpectedly routed 63-31 by Colorado State at Qualcomm Stadium during Senior Night last Saturday...
Via Mountain West Connection
6 days ago

PODCAST: Mountain West football championship game preview

San Diego State and Wyoming have a rematch in the Mountain West title game. Jeremy and Matt are back to preview the Mountain West title game which is a rematch between San Diego State and Wyoming. The touchdown favorite in San Diego State is large especially considering this is a road game and the Aztecs lost the prior matchup. Prior to getting to the title game we discuss bowl scenarios...
Via Mountain West Connection
6 days ago

San Diego State well-represented in Mountain West awards

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) San Diego State was well-represented when the Mountain West released its award winners, with running back Donnel Pumphrey named offensive player of the year, defensive back Damontae Kazee earning defensive accolades and return specialist Rashaad Penny honored for special teams. Craig Bohl of Wyoming was picked as the league's coach of the year on Tuesday...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego State is a touchdown favorite in Mountain West football championship game

Despite losing the prior matchup to Wyoming, San Diego State is a seven-point favorite. Let’s be real, neither Wyoming or San Diego State looked good in each of their regular season finale games. Both teams were blown out and go limping into the Mountain West championship game in Laramie, Wyoming. This is the site of the prior game between the Aztecs and Cowboys which saw Wyoming...
Via Mountain West Connection
8 days ago

WATCH: SDSU MEN'S HOOPS: AZTECS 100, SAVANNAH STATE 67 - 11/28/16

Cheatham, Shrigley lead Aztecs to 100-67 victory vs Tigers

SAN DIEGO (AP) Zylan Cheatham scored 18 points and Matt Shrigley had 15, all on 3-pointers in the first half, to lead San Diego State to a 100-67 victory against Savannah State on Monday night. Max Hoetzel added 15, Jeremy Hemsley 14 and Montaque Gill-Caesar 12 for the Aztecs (4-1), who were playing for the first time in a week following a 77-65 victory against California at Sacramento...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Mountain West Championship game: Wyoming to host San Diego State

War Memorial Stadium is hosting the Mountain West title game. It is now officcial and the Wyoming Cowboys will be hosting the 2016 Mountain West Championship game agains the San Diego State Aztecs. Even though Wyoming fell to New Mexico on Saturday they are still hosting, and part of that is due to San Diego State also losing on Saturday when they were beaten by Colorado State. The...
Via Mountain West Connection
10 days ago

Stevens throws 4 TD passes; CSU routs San Diego State 63-31

SAN DIEGO (AP) Nick Stevens threw four touchdown passes in the first half and Colorado State rolled to a 63-31 victory over San Diego State on Saturday night, snapping the Aztecs' 10-game home winning streak. San Diego State's Donnel Pumphrey, who entered what's likely to be his final home game needing 153 yards to pass San Diego native Ricky Williams for second on the NCAA's...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego State vs Colorado State Preview

SDSU looks to rebound against CSU Wow what a week it’s been for San Diego State. The Aztecs return to the top 25 and immediately lose an upsetter in Laramie on a failed 2-point conversion. Now the Aztecs return home to sea-level against Mountain division opponent Colorado State. The Aztecs are guaranteed a spot in the championship game and the Rams are bowl-eligible, so everyone...
Via Mountain West Connection
11 days ago

2016 Mountain West title game: Wyoming vs. San Diego State

San Diego State and Wyoming will face off again. The Mountain West title game is set as Air Force upset Boise State, and that loss by the Broncos propelled Wyoming to the top of the Mountain Division and regardless of the result on Saturday afternoon against New Mexico. This will be Wyoming’s first division title since they won the Pacific Division back in 1996, but ultimately...
Via Mountain West Connection
11 days ago

On the run: Donnel Pumphrey climbing career rushing chart

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego State's Donnel Pumphrey enters what's likely to be his final home game needing 153 yards to pass San Diego native Ricky Williams for second on the NCAA's all-time rushing list. Pumphrey has 6,127 career yards going into Saturday's home game between his Aztecs (9-2, 6-1 Mountain West Conference) and Colorado State (6-5, 4-3). Williams, who went to San...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego State basketball: Aztecs Pick Up Big Win Over Cal

Malik Pope returns and helps Aztecs beat Cal in Sacramento Before their game against Cal, San Diego State Coach Steve Fisher announced that Malik Pope, Matt Shrigley, Max Hoetzel, and Valentine Izundu would all play. The Aztecs needed every one of those players to step up in order to beat a good California team, and they did by a score of 77-65. The win was an important first step...
Via Mountain West Connection
15 days ago

Hemsley scores 15, San Diego State beats Cal, 77-65

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Jeremy Hemsley scored 15 points, Trey Kell converted a 3-point play with 2:21 remaining that pushed a shrinking lead back into double digits and San Diego State beat California 77-65 on Monday night. Malik Pope had 14 points and five rebounds in his season debut before fouling out late in the second half, Kell scored 11 points and Max Hoetzel added 11 points...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: SDSU MEN'S HOOPS: AZTECS 77, CALIFORNIA 65 - 11/21/16

Aztecs’ defense thrives on causing havoc for opponents

It’s one thing for a team to run all over the nation’s leading rush defense. It’s another to carve up an opportunistic defense that prides itself on making life miserable for opposing offenses, whether it be quarterbacks, running backs or receivers. But that’s just what Colorado State hopes to do this weekend against San Diego State. The Aztecs rank eighth nationally in scoring...
Via BSN Denver
15 days ago

WATCH: SDSU FOOTBALL: WYOMING 34, AZTECS 33 - 11/19/16

WATCH: San Diego State returned two kickoffs for touchdowns vs. Wyoming

The San Diego State Aztecs came up with not one, but two, spectacular kickoff returns for touchdowns against Wyoming Saturday. The game opened with San Diego State returning the opening kickoff for a touchdown. Rashaad Penny took the game’s opening kickoff at the seven-yard line, and the zipped his way down the field to give visiting San Diego State a quick lead before an offensive...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 24 Aztecs face Wyoming team pushing for title shot

San Diego State returned to the Top 25 this week after winning its sixth consecutive game. While the recognition is deserved, it may not be welcomed as much because the No. 24 Aztecs have not won a game in the last 39 years when ranked. Since 1977, San Diego State is 0-3 in games played when the Aztecs are in the Top 25. Earlier this season, the Aztecs were ranked No. 19 - only...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS WEEKLY REWIND - BEAT WYOMING - 11/18/16

WATCH: SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS: SAN DIEGO 91, AZTECS 53 - 11/17/16

Hemsley, Kell lead SDSU to easy bounce back win vs Hawks

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Steve Fisher gave quite the halftime speech to his San Diego State Aztecs on Wednesday night, some 48 hours after they were embarrassed by No. 14 Gonzaga.Leading San Diego Christian by 14, Fisher told his players that their forced effort reminded him of kickball in third period gym class when he was a teacher and coach at Rich East High in Park Forest, Illinois...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: SDSU MEN'S HOOPS: AZTECS 81, SAN DIEGO CHRISTIAN 58 - 11/16/16

Mathews leads No. 14 Gonzaga over San Diego State, 69-48

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Jordan Mathews missed a couple of shots early in No. 14 Gonzaga's game against San Diego State. ''The guys said keep shooting,'' Mathews said. So he did. Mathews scored 17 points, going 5 of 7 on 3-pointers, and the Bulldogs beat San Diego State 69-48 while holding the Aztecs to 28 percent shooting Monday night. ''We executed our game plan, made them do what...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: SDSU MEN'S HOOPS: #14 GONZAGA 69, AZTECS 48 - 11/14/16

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