Xavier Thames and Matt Shrigley each made two free throws in the final 9 seconds to complete No. 10 San Diego State's rally from a 16-point second-half deficit for a 51-48 victory over No. 21 New Mexico to win the outright Mountain West title.
A year ago, Aztecs middle linebacker Jake Fely was coming off his sophomore season as the unquestioned leader of the defense, San Diego State’s second leading tackler and a returning second-team All-Mountain West selection.
All hopes for a big junior year died when Fely broke his foot in the fourth game of the 2013 season.
But the linebacker is finally back and practicing with...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Xavier Thames had been struggling with his shot for weeks until a step-back 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer Saturday night seemed to snap San Diego State's top scorer out of his funk.
Thames shot 7 of 12 from the field to finish with 22 points and the 13th-ranked Aztecs unveiled a new motion offense in their 82-67 victory over Fresno State.
San Diego State...
Former San Diego State running back Adam Muema, who went missing after leaving the NFL Scouting Combine for religious reasons, has been found, telling friends he spent days in a Florida airport because God advised him to, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports, citing sources.
Muema was found Thursday at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, ex-Oklahoma linebacker Corey...
The former San Diego State running back hadn't been heard from since abruptly departing the combine for religious reasons.
As quickly as he disappeared, Adam Muema has surfaced. The former San Diego State running back turned back up on Friday, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune's Michael Gehlken, ending a bizarre weeklong absence on the heels of his abrupt exit from...
On Sunday, former San Diego State running back Adam Muema left the NFL Scouting Combine before working out due to religious reasons. Muema told the San Diego Union-Tribune that his immediate plans were not decided as of Sunday as he waited in Indianapolis International Airport for a flight out of Indiana, saying, “(God) told me to sit down, be quiet, and enjoy the peace.” ...
Former San Diego State University running back Adam Muema left the NFL Scouting Combine without participating in any workouts or positional drills Sunday, telling reporters he was following a message from God. Now, Muema’s friends and former coaches say they have no idea where the former Aztec is.
Muema’s high school football coach Lou Farrar told the San Diego Union-Tribune...
It was about five years ago that an acquaintance of Joe Corona found out about open tryouts for a professional soccer team just across the border from San Diego. Corona, only 18 at the time, had just completed his first collegiate season for the San Diego State Aztecs.
Despite being a true freshman and getting a little over 500 minutes of playing time, the Los Angeles-born Corona...
San Diego State will be smarting for some time from its big loss at New Mexico, well aware that it has one more regular-season game against the Lobos and most likely another showdown in the Mountain West Conference tournament, as well.
The 13th-ranked Aztecs (23-3, 12-2) are trying to focus on Tuesday night's home game against last-place San Jose State (7-19, 1-13) after Saturday...
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12 days ago
((HT: SDSU/Mountain West/youtube))San Diego State RB Adam Muema was heading to Indianapolis like every other running back who was looking for a professional careerHere's part of what he did in his final season at SDSUMuema ran for 1,244 yards and 15 TDs, but he stopped short of appearing for the NFL because "God told him to..."Michael Gelken of the San Diego Union-Tribune...
It’s safe to say that this is the most interesting story to ever come out of the NFL Combine and that it is highly unlikely to ever be topped. San Diego State running back Adam Muema was projected to go between the 4th and 7th rounds of the NFL Draft and was invited to the Combine. But when it came time to participate, Muema was nowhere to be found.
From U~T San Diego:
For whatever reason, the Mountain West Conference schedule makers decided to have its top two teams, San Diego State and New Mexico, play each other twice in the final two weeks of the regular season.
The No. 6 Aztecs (23-2, 12-1) are at New Mexico (20-5, 11-2) on Saturday night, where they are 5-3 in their last eight visits to The Pit.
The Lobos visit Viejas Arena for the regular...
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16 days ago
Former San Diego State women's basketball coach Beth Burns is suing her former employer, saying she was forced out for demanding that women's athletics be put on equal footing with men's.
Burns alleges breach of contract in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in San Diego Superior Court. It says she retired in April when told she would otherwise be fired.
The lawsuit claims the...
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17 days ago
Another sellout crowd is on its feet at Viejas Arena for the final minute of yet another San Diego State basketball win.
On this night, a well-respected Nevada team that came in with a highly touted defense has been drubbed by 15 points. Xavier Thames, a senior who is San Diego State's leading scorer, has put himself within two points of reaching 1,000 points in his career as...
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Having its 20-game winning streak snapped cost San Diego State only one spot in the new Associated Press Top 25 poll. That is just fine with coach Steve Fisher.
The Aztecs (22-2, 11-1 Mountain West) dropped to No. 6 on Monday.
While Fisher knows the Aztecs were helped by other highly ranked teams losing, he recognizes another factor.
Says Fisher: ''We are now regarded...
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19 days ago