Aztecs can't run with FGCU, lose in NCAAs 81-71

San Diego State knows what Georgetown felt like. The Aztecs, like the Hoyas two nights earlier, could only watch Florida Gulf Coast celebrate an upset win at the NCAA tournament. This was an historic one - the 81-71 victory made the Eagles the first No. 15 seed to reach the NCAA tournament's round of 16. And just like in FGCU's win over second-seeded Georgetown, it was...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Aztecs Blow Out Wyoming After Huge First Half

Dwayne Polee Jr. wasn't shy about making the most of an extended appearance for the San Diego State Aztecs. The back-up forward made two 3-pointers and a three-point play during a 23-1 run that carried San Diego State to a 79-51 victory Tuesday night over Wyoming...
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Intro: Malik Thames

Senior guard Malik Thames, the younger brother of San Diego State standout Xavier Thames, is a very promising prospect in his own right....
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Huge overtime by Tapley soars Aztecs

San Diego State guard Chase Tapley showed up for the shootaround five hours before Saturday night's game with a temperature of 101 and a sore throat...
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego State guard Jamaal Franklin throws alley-oop to himself (Video)

San Diego State Aztecs guard Jamaal Franklin had the play of the night during Wednesday night's 65-62 over Fresno State by throwing an alley-oop from the three point line off the backboard to himself with the slam dunk finish. Franklin led the Aztecs with 20 points and 18 rebounds in the 65-62 victory. H/T OTB. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego State’s Jamaal Franklin with the dunk of the Year?

Jamaal Franklin was the Mountain West Conference Player of the year last season, and now this season he might just have the best dunk of the college basketball season. The dunk happened it San Diego State’s win at Fresno State. Franklin got the defensive rebound and started dribbling up court and was on a 3 on 3 fastbreak. Franklin looked off his defender to the right and threw...
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 18 San Diego St. 76, Point Loma 49

Xavier Thames scored 17 points and Chase Tapley added 15 as No. 18 San Diego State beat Point Loma Nazarene 76-49 Tuesday night, the Aztecs' ninth straight victory since losing the season opener to No. 3 Syracuse. The Aztecs (9-1) did just fine without leading scorer Jamaal Franklin, who sat out with a back injury. The Aztecs made it a clean sweep of San Diego-area schools...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

San Diego State Aztecs drop in AP Poll because of voting error

In this week’s AP college basketball poll, the San Diego State Aztecs (7-1) dropped one spot from 17th to 18th despite going 2-0 during the week. You might be thinking at this point that it’s because they played weak competition, and that’s true. The Aztecs’ two wins came over Texas Southern and UC-Santa Barbara, both double digit wins. Not exactly incredible competition...
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December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

College Basketball Countdown: San Diego State Aztecs – #16

College basketball is right around the corner. Games will be starting before you know it, and practices are just right around the corner. Here at Roundballchat I will release my top 100 teams for the 2012-13 college basketball season. I will start at 100 and count my way down. I will rank all the 75 programs in the six major conferences, as well as 25 mid majors in my top 100 countdown...
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

San Diego State will be a ‘Show’

Watch a San Diego State Aztecs basketball game and you find one of the most active student sections in the game, poised on the right side of your screen in the Aztecs’ Viejas Arena. The student group is known as “The Show” and probably the only reason that it does not rival Duke’s Cameron Crazies is simply a lack of media attention and the dogmatic thinking of basketball...
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October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Syracuse vs SDSU in the Battle on Midway

Last season, the USS Carl Vinson hosted the first ever basketball game on a flight deck in the inaugural Carrier Classic. The 2012 season will see a game take place between the Syracuse Orange and the San Diego State Aztecs on board the USS Midway Museum. Michigan State and North Carolina opened this past season in San Diego in front of our proud servicemen and women, as well as...
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April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

SDSU’s Jamaal Franklin denies flipping referee the bird (Picture)

San Diego State guard Jamaal Franklin denied flipping the bird to a referee during his team’s loss to New Mexico Saturday. SDSU was trailing by 11 before halftime of the Mountain West Conference tournament finals when Franklin was whistled for a foul. Franklin was frustrated and seemed to flip the bird to the ref, but he denied that after the game. ‘No, not at all,” the conference...
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March 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Top-50 forward Winston Shepard commits to San Diego State

Despite a planned move from the Mountain West to the Big West for their basketball affiliation, San Diego State hasn’t missed a beat on the basketball court or the recruiting trail. With an already top-15 ranked team this year, a surprise to most, the Aztecs program is in outstanding shape. That shouldn’t change in the [...] Related posts: Top-50 forward Winston Shepard adds...
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February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

San Diego State's Tim Shelton Raps 'Aztec Motto' (Video)

San Diego State center Tim Shelton recorded a rap song called 'Aztec Motto' as the unofficial 2012 SDSU Aztec Basketball anthem. Now, the music video is available.Read more »Holdout Sports is now a member of the Yardbarker Network. Visit us at
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January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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