Cal remains undefeated to start the season, but San Diego State is the only difficult opponent they have until mid-December.
Duke and San Diego State will be facing off in a round of 32 battle that will surely draw some attention. Time to make bold predictions.
The San Diego State Aztecs are known for their defense, but if this team can play at a high level on the offensive end, then this team will be dangerous during the NCAA tournament.
Duke comfortably won their opening game of the 2015 NCAA Tournament, but they face a highly underrated San Diego State team next. Can Duke avoid the upset?
Watch for these five bold predictions to come true when San Diego State meets St. John's in the 2015 NCAA Tournament.
SDSU started the season poorly, and St. John's started conference play on a low note as well. But both of these teams are in the 2015 NCAA Tournament, and here's how their meeting will unfold.
Conference: Mountain West Conference
How They Qualified: At-Large Berth
Region: No. 8 in the South
Another year in the Mountain West, and yet another year the San Diego State Aztecs were one of the conference’s top teams (tied for first place with the Boise State Broncos in the regular season conference standings).
The MW hasn’t been getting a whole lot of love this year, but this isn’t San Diego State’s first rodeo — not even close. In fact, most fans probably expect the Aztecs to make the tournament on a yearly basis now.
What You Need to Know:
Leading Scorer: Aqeel Quinn, Winston Shepard (11.1 PPG)
Leading Rebounder: Winston Shepard (5.3 RPG)
Leading Passer: J.J. O’Brien (2.5 APG)
Bad Losses: Fresno State, Washington
Needless to say, the Aztecs challenged themselves this season, and got a huge win over Utah. They also played the Arizona Wildcats (only lost by two points) and Cincinnati Bearcats (lost in overtime). Both teams are also part of the field of 68.
Yeah, San Diego State certainly didn’t have an easy non-conference schedule, but that should only benefit it in the dance, a tournament that features an endless amount of talent and a boatload of teams with different playing styles.
The Aztecs made it to the Sweet 16 last season, but that team also had Xavier Thames. The NCAA tournament can be a weird beast, though, so it will be interesting to see if this version of San Diego State can go on a deeper run.
The San Diego State Aztecs are dancing!
The San Diego State Aztecs will be making yet another appearance in the NCAA tournament.
Dwayne Polee shows heart as he has returned to the court for the first time since his scary collapse back in December.
Can the Aztecs get redemption at home and claim a share of the Mountain West regular-season championship? Find out here who has the edge in this matchup.
Here are five things that the San Diego State basketball team must accomplish during conference play this year.