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San Diego State RB Donnel Pumphrey compared to Christian McAffrey

The college football season is still months away, but that hasn’t stopped San Diego State Aztec offensive coordinator Jeff Horton from hyping up one of his most productive players. Horton was discussing senior running back Donnel Pumphrey when he said his team’s offensive standout can be just as good as Stanford junior running back Christian McCaffrey, a Heisman Trophy favorite...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego State, GW, Valpo and BYU set for NIT semis in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) It took a pointed pep talk from coach Steve Fisher to get his San Diego State players focused on the National Invitation Tournament. Rejected by the NCAA committee on Selection Sunday after six consecutive trips to college basketball's biggest event, the Aztecs were despondent. But they quickly regrouped. Seeded second in their NIT quadrant, the defense-minded Aztecs...
Via Associated Press
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Maxwell Smith to be player-coach at SDSU?

San Diego State quarterback Maxwell Smith has certainly had a tough run the last few years and it looks like he could be turning his wild ride into one last year of eligibility in 2016. Since transferring from Kentucky, where he missed the equivalent of two seasons with injury, Smith has done a good job showing his worth to the team. He is looking to get one more year of eligibility...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

164: San Diego State’s remarkable number takes its place in history

The news of the actual occurrence is relatively old by now, but the enormity of what happened Saturday in San Diego should not fade away. When the San Diego State Aztecs lost to the Boise State Broncos after leading with five minutes left in the second half, a number became enshrined in the annals of sports history. One of the greatest streaks we’ll ever witness found its final...
Via The Student Section
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Former San Diego State Golfer Paige Spiranac Hits Golf Ball Off Tee In A Guy’s Mouth

Paige Spiranac, a former golfer for the San Diego State Aztecs, went viral over the summer, when her Instagram profile gained 120,000 followers in just four months. Spiranac is back in the news for a viral stunt that has blown up on the internet.  On Monday, Spiranac posted a video to Instagram, where she hits a ball off of a tee in the mouth of one of the bloggers from Barstool...
Via College Spun
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Referees blew a call that helped San Diego State force overtime

The Mountain West Conference on Saturday night that the officiating crew in the New Mexico-San Diego State game made an incorrect call, which helped set up overtime.San Diego State was the beneficiary of the blown call, tying the game with a Malik Pope 3-pointer with eight seconds remaining in regulation. The Aztecs went on to win 78-71.The official on the baseline ruled that New...
Via Fox Sports
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Hemsley leads SDSU to 78-71 OT win vs New Mexico

SAN DIEGO (AP) Jeremy Hemsley scored eight of his 23 points in overtime, including a go-ahead jumper in the key with 1:05 left, and San Diego State beat New Mexico 78-71 Saturday to tie the Mountain West Conference record for the best start at 11-0. The Aztecs (18-6, 11-0) were on the brink of having the winning streak snapped when they forced a turnover on an inbounds play and...
Via Associated Press
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

SDSU improves to 9-0 in MWC with win at UNLV

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Trey Kell had 14 points and seven rebounds, Jeremy Hemsley added 13 points, and San Diego State remained perfect in Mountain West play with a 67-52 win over UNLV on Saturday night.After a back-and-forth first half, San Diego State (16-6, 9-0) began to pull away midway through the second half. Dakarai Allen's 3-pointer started a quick 7-0 run to give the Aztecs a...
Via Associated Press
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

San Diego State roughs up UNLV 67-52

LAS VEGAS (AP) Trey Kell had 14 points and seven rebounds, Jeremy Hemsley added 13 points, and San Diego State remained perfect in Mountain West play with a 67-52 win over UNLV on Saturday night. After a back-and-forth first half, San Diego State (16-6, 9-0) began to pull away midway through the second half. Dakarai Allen's 3-pointer started a quick 7-0 run to give the Aztecs...
Via Associated Press
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

San Diego State says basketball program cleared by NCAA

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego State athletic officials say they've been notified by the NCAA that allegations made against the men's basketball program were not substantiated. In September, CBS Sports, citing unidentified sources, reported that SDSU's program was under investigation by the NCAA for potential rules violations that included possible improper benefits to recruits. Says...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego State Opens Hawaii Bowl With 100-Yard Kick Return For A Touchdown

When Rashaad Penny woke up Christmas Eve morning he had to be thinking to himself "Man, this is going to be a great day. Not only is it Christmas Eve, but I get to play football today, the game is going to be on national television, and the best part--it's in Hawaii!" Little did he know that the day was going to get a lot better. How so? He was going to take the opening kickoff 100...
Via FatManWriting
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Loyola to host San Diego State in 2016 Mountain West-MVC Challenge

Loyola will host perennial Mountain West contender San Diego State in the 2016 Mountain West-MVC Challenge, the leagues announced Tuesday. The game will be Dec. 3, 2016 at Gentile Arena. After playing the annual challenge for four seasons from 2009 to 2012, the Missouri Valley and Mountain West took a break for two seasons before renewing the event for four years, starting with...
Via The Catch and Shoot
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego State unveils new uniforms with Aztec calendar

Back-to-back Mountain West basketball champs San Diego State will debut Nike’s Hyper Elite Disruption uniforms in the upcoming 2015-16 season. The Hyper Elite jersey top features an ultra-lightweight mesh that helps to regulate body temperature along a player’s spine, the area players heat up the most. Lightweight fabric in the front helps wick sweat off the body. The shorts...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego State under NCAA investigation

San Diego State University’s men’s basketball program is currently under investigation by the NCAA for “potential rules violations committed by the staff,” per Gary Parrish of CBS Sports. Not many specifics were given, but it is believed that the investigation is thought to include improper benefits. If these allegations are true, the NCAA could slap SDSU with some serious...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Desean Holmes leaves San Diego State football team without explanation

San Diego State freshman wide receiver Desean Holmes has once again gone MIA without informing anyone he was leaving. Holmes, a four-star recruit who was one of the top recruits in San Deigo State’s incoming class, packed up and left his dorm room last week after four days of classes. Aztecs coach Rocky Long told The San Diego Union-Tribune that Holmes failed to show up for a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Paige Spiranac Turns Heads, Becomes Internet Golf Sensation (Videos, Photos)

Paige Spiranac first gained recognition nationally for her epic trick shot with her San Diego State University teammates. Spiranac graduated from months after that shot, but she still is making headlines — and turning heads — thanks to her Instagram account. Spiranac has become an Internet sensation thanks to her photos and videos on Instagram, many of which show her on the...
Via NESN.com
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego State reveals exquisite new uniforms

With college football season just around the corner, several schools are releasing some spiffy new uniforms to get their fans jacked up for 2015.Perhaps no school has revealed uniforms more electric than San Diego State's. Take a glimpse:The Aztecs will wear black jerseys at home and whites on the road. The visiting uniform features this slick red helmet:(h/t For The Win)
Via Fox Sports
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Desean Holmes, San Diego State recruit, has gone MIA

The San Diego State football team is preparing for its upcoming season, but they are currently missing an important piece of the puzzle. And no one has any idea where that piece is. Desean Holmes, one of the top recruits in San Diego State’s 2015 class, has not reported to training camp. Aztecs head coach...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star San Diego State Signee Desean Holmes Is MIA, According to Aztecs Coaching Staff

Four-star wide receiver Desean Holmes is the top player in San Diego State’s 2015 class. Unfortunately for the Aztecs, there seem to be serious doubts about whether or not he makes it to campus next week, when freshmen report. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the SDSU staff has not heard from Holmes in three weeks, and have not been able to reach him. “We cannot find...
Via College Spun
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego State coach wants to eliminate one-and-done rule

San Diego State Aztecs head basketball coach Steve Fisher is not a fan of the one-and-done rule. In a recent interview, Fisher expressed his thoughts on the rule. However, unlike some coaches who want players to be forced to stay in college for at least three years after high school like in the NBA, Fisher is all for giving athletes the opportunity to go pro as soon as they graduate...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego State Makes Ballsy Move to Win Regional Opener Against UC Santa Barbara

The regular season is over for college baseball fans. No more conference tournaments. Slip up once and you will get a second chance (double elimination), but slip up twice and you go home. For some teams that means pulling out all the stops to win games no matter how gutsy, crazy, or ballsy they are.Most teams would probably not take a chance on stealing home late in the game, but...
Via FatManWriting
May 30, 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

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

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
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