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Duke too much for San Diego State in 2nd round

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- San Diego State never had the chance to get comfortable against Duke. The Aztecs got off to a bad start and fell behind by double figures, shooting just 33 percent in Sunday's 68-49 loss to the Blue Devils in the NCAA Tournament's round of 32. "I think they bothered us with their pressure," senior JJ O'Brien said. "They did a good job denying our wings, getting...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke beats San Diego State 68-49 to reach NCAA Sweet 16

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jahlil Okafor scored 18 of his 26 points in a dominating first half and Duke beat San Diego State 68-49 on Sunday in the NCAA Tournament, sending the top-seeded Blue Devils back to the Sweet 16.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Some San Diego State players, coaches sick during loss to Duke

San Diego State was battling a lot more than just top seed Duke and star freshman Jahlil Okafor on Sunday. Team spokesman Mike May said several players and coaches are battling a stomach bug, including head coach Steve Fisher. The trouble began when senior guard Aqeel Quinn came down with what the team thought was a case of food poisoning after eating a turkey sandwich on Thursday...
Via Fox Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke beats San Diego State 68-49 to reach NCAA Sweet 16

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jahlil Okafor scored 18 of his 26 points in a dominating first half and Duke beat San Diego State 68-49 on Sunday in the NCAA Tournament, sending the top-seeded Blue Devils back to the Sweet 16.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 22, 2015

San Diego State players, coaches fighting stomach bug

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) San Diego State is battling a lot more than just Duke and star freshman Jahlil Okafor. Team spokesman Mike May said several players and coaches are battling a stomach bug, including head coach Steve Fisher. The trouble began when senior guard Aqeel Quinn came down with what the team thought was a case of food poisoning after eating a turkey sandwich on Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sweet Block By Duke Forward Justice Winslow Leads to Nice Three By Guard Quin Cook

Duke appears to be determined to send a message to the teams still alive in the Tournament with a first half drubbing of the San Diego State Aztecs. With around three minutes left in the half Justice Winslow swatted an Aztec shot down with extreme prejudice. The ball quickly found its way in to the hands of Quin Cook who sank it for three-pointer and a 33-15 lead.Duke ended up taking...
Via FatManWriting
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego State's Skylar Spencer With the "Get That S*** Outta Here" Block of the Day

In recent years it has been Duke that has been the high--seeded team that breaks everyone's bracket by getting upset early in the Tournament. This year that honor goes to Villanova so maybe that means this time the Blue Devils are destined for a deep run. For that to happen they will first have to get past San Diego State.They are up 13 at the half, but the Aztecs are not going to...
Via FatManWriting
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke vs. San Diego State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/Duke Duke had an easy time against No. 16 seed Robert Morris on Friday night, winning 85-56. San Diego State, the No. 8 seed, took down a short-handed St. John’s squad 76-64. The storyline in this one is simple: Can San Diego State’s outstanding scoring defense (53.5 ppg allowed), ranked second in the nation, hold down Duke’s third-rated scoring offense (80.7 ppg)...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

O’Brien, Polee lead San Diego State past St. John’s 76-64

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) San Diego State coach Steve Fisher never expected his team to shoot 22 3-pointers, particularly against a team they held a big height advantage against like St. John's.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

An offensive Aztecs team spells danger

Send to Kindle Friday night’s late game in Charlotte was considered  a test of wills between a defensive-oriented San Diego State team and a St. John’s squad that gets the ball up and down the floor at break neck speed. The obvious didn’t happen. San Diego State had the offense in their 76-64 victory over the Red Storm at Time Warner Cable Arena.  The Aztecs, who came into...
Via College Chalktalk
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego State vs. St. John’s– Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

  Winston Shepard is a standout for SDSU The 8-9 match-up in the South features the San Diego State Aztecs and the St. John’s Red Storm. The Aztecs are the higher seed. Whichever team wins, they’ll have to take on Duke in Charlotte in the round of 32.  Be sure to check out our printable 2015 NCAA Tournament bracket here. Date: Friday, March 20 Time: TBD TV Channel: TBD...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam's 3 lifts Cowboys to 45-43 win over Aztecs in MWC final

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Josh Adams hit a big 3-pointer with a minute left and Wyoming earned its first trip to the NCAA Tournament in 13 years with a 45-43 victory over San Diego State in the Mountain West Conference championship Saturday.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 14, 2015

CSU falls to San Diego State in Mountain West Tournament

LAS VEGAS — Now the wait begins for Colorado State.A 56-43 loss Friday night in a Mountain West Tournament semifinal to No.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 14, 2015

Show Offs: San Diego State’s Women’s Golf Team Impresses With Trick Shot Video

San Diego State’s women’s golf team shows the rest of the country what its up against in the inaugural Back9Network Ultimate College Trick Shot Challenge. Learn More & Enter: Back9Network Seeks The Nation’s Best College Trick Shot Team >> Back9Network Shows:The Turn | Off Par | The Clubhouse | Golf Treasures | Ball Hogs | AHMAD RASHAD
Via Back9Network
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego State women’s golf’s tremendous trick shots (VIDEO)

YouTube In anticipation of the 2015 season, the San Diego State University women’s golf squad threw together a nifty little trick shot video.  Solo shots, team shots and even a down-the-shirt shot.  I’m always amazed and what people can do with a golf club and a little white ball.  I can barely keep it straight off the tee. My only complaint with this is that it’s so short…and...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego State Women’s Golf Team Puts Together Impressive Trick Shot Video

Golf is a hard enough sport as it is, but the San Diego State Aztecs’ women’s golf team decided to add an extra touch of difficulty for a trick shot video they unleashed this week. For what the video lacks in useful ball strikes it makes up in a whole lot of impressive club tricks Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego State Women’s Golf Team Wins College Trick Shot Video of the Year

  Are you a women’s golf team that wants to get noticed on the Internet in a climate where hardly anyone cares about women’s golf? It’s time to make a trick shot video like the San Diego State women’s team. We’re only talking 55 seconds of video filled with multiple trick shots and the music of Mark Ronson. That said, SDSU is on top of the leaderboard right now and it’s...
Via Busted Coverage
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego news broadcast portrays President Obama as rape suspect

Well, this is one of the roughest local newscast fails we’ve seen in recent memory. On Friday, Fox 5 in San Diego accidentally used a picture of President Obama while talking about a rape at San Diego State. Whoops. Assignment editor Mike Willie acknowledged the error, but according to the Times of San Diego, he claimed the network wouldn’t be issuing an apology, saying “they...
Via Awful Announcing
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego State Retires Tony Gwynn’s Number For The Second Time

San Diego State University retired Tony Gwynn's number for the second time before opening their 2015 season.
Via Gamedayr
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego State retires Tony Gwynn’s uniform No. 19 (Video)

Tony Gwynn, who passed away last year due to cancer, will forever be remembered as one of the greatest hitters in Major League Baseball history. Prior to a 20-year big league career with the San Diego Padres, Gwynn attended San Diego State University, where he played both baseball and basketball. He returned after his playing...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego State retires Tony Gwynn's No. 19

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego State retired the No. 19 worn by coach Tony Gwynn, who died of cancer in June. The ceremony was held Friday night before the Aztecs played Valparaiso in the season opener. Chris Gwynn said two of his brother's best traits were humility and selflessness. ''I know he knew he had a big effect on people, but I don't think he understood how great it was,'' Chris...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

BURST: Aztecs retire Gwynn's No. 19 jersey

The San Diego State Aztec baseball team retired the late Tony Gwynn's No. 19 jersey at the team's opening game vs. Valparaiso University Friday, Feb. 13 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.  Gwynn, who spent 12 years as the head coach of his alma mater, passed away last June after a four-year battle with cancer.  He led the Aztecs to a 42-21 record and Mountain West Tournament title in his final...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Aztecs to honor Tony Gwynn as they start new season with heavy hearts

  Eight months after Tony Gwynn died of cancer, it's time to play baseball again at San Diego State. The mourning will never fully go away because of how beloved Gwynn was in his adopted hometown. He played basketball and baseball at SDSU, had a 20-year, Hall of Fame career with the Padres and then returned to his alma mater to coach the baseball team. So it'll likely be a bittersweet...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

SDSU Aztecs Baseball to Enshrine Gwynn, #19

Once an Aztec, always an Aztec. Certainly, this formula of “once a [mascot], always a [mascot]” is a statement that rings true for almost every college across the country. But San Diego State plans to take this sentiment a step further by honoring former Aztec alum Tony Gwynn by holding a ceremony to retire his number prior to SDSU’s baseball opener on February 13th. “An...
Via Friarhood
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

SDSU set to honor Tony Gwynn

The San Diego State University baseball team plan on honoring Tony Gwynn in quite a few different ways this season. A while back, they announced plans to wear a “TG: Aztec for Life” patch all season long on their jerseys. Also, the team will be receiving their 2014 Mountain West Championship rings at halftime of the men’s basketball game vs. Wyoming on Wednesday, February 11th...
Via Padres Public
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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