2014-2015 San Diego State Aztecs Men's Basketball Schedule
If you're looking for a little excitement, you're definitely
in the right spot, as the San Diego Aztecs are gearing up for another amazing season in which absolutely anything can happen.
This is a team that is known for having some dynamic playmakers and they've turned into a major component of the Mountain
West, one of the most underrated conferences in all of college basketball. With a 16-2 conference record and 31-5 record overall,
the Aztecs had an amazing season in 2013-2014, though they also flashed enough upside to make fans buzz with excitement around
town as they chatter about their chances in 2014-2015.
And that's why home games at Viejas Arena are sure to be absolutely
loaded to the brim with energy and passion that you're simply not going to be able to find anywhere else. The Mountain West
Conference guarantees that the Aztecs play against all kinds of other talented programs, bringing them up against teams like
New Mexico, UNLV, Nevada, Boise State and more on a regular basis. But even though the home games are obviously incredibly
important, the Aztecs have shown that they can really bring it on the road as well, which has helped to elevate the program
and provide plenty of reasons to make an Aztecs' game the centerpiece of a road trip. Put it all together and the Aztecs always
have fans jumping out of their seat on a regular basis, making them a team that you once again have to watch out for as they
look to get back to the top of the Mountain West.
San Diego State Aztecs Basketball Team Info
men's basketball team has made the NCAA Tournament multiple times, and is expected to make regular postseason appearances
in the coming few years. This is a program that is also coming off of one of the very best seasons in program history, as
the Aztecs stormed up the Mountain West and made it all the way to the Sweet Sixteen, their second time in just four seasons.
Over the years, the Aztecs have built into a major powerhouse and fans are anticipating seeing them challenge for an NCAA
Tournament title much sooner than later, as they routinely bring together some of the best players in the country to do battle
on the hardwood. With the Mountain West action heating up again this season, the Aztecs are sure to be right in the thick
of the excitement all year long.
The NCAA Basketball Experience
As the teams set up for opening jump ball
the fans get on their feet and loudly cheer for their alma mater and hometown favorites. The game continues full of end to
end action, big-time shots, and clutch defensive stops as the Aztecs look to make their move and dominate in one of the toughest
conferences in all of college basketball. No matter how many other ways there are to follow the action these days, there is
still never going to be a way to duplicate the experience of being there in the stands for all of the crucial possessions,
as this is a sport that instantly gets taken to a completely different level than the home-viewing experience.
Diego State Aztecs Basketball History
Over the years, the Aztecs have had more than a few great seasons and players,
helping to build a long line of exciting teams that have captured the imagination of the local fan base. The Aztecs began
playing basketball in 1921 and have made the NCAA Tournament 10 times, but it was not until 2011 that they finally won a Tournament
game. They have advanced to the Sweet Sixteen twice, in 2011 and in 2014. Late San Diego icon and San Diego Padre legend Tony
Gwynn even played college hoops at SDSU over 30 years ago and the Aztecs have seen some unbelievable talent in the most recent
decades. Former SDSU superstar Kawhi Leonard dominated for the Aztecs and then helped lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 2014
NBA Championship over LeBron James and the Miami Heat, winning the NBA Finals MVP in the process.
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Aztecs Basketball Trivia
Do you know who holds the all-time assists record for the Aztecs?
The answer, of course,
is Tony Gwynn, who racked up 590 assists for the Aztecs before heading off to become one of the greatest hitters in the history
of Major League Baseball.
San Diego State Aztecs Basketball Fans
Viejas Arena is a great place to watch
a basketball game, and enthusiastic SDSU students will be making their way into the stands in large numbers this year. The
Show, as the students section is called, never fails to entertain with clever chants and their trademark large faces of celebrities
they wave in the air to distract the opposing team when they shoot free throws. This is a great sports town that really has
embraced the Aztecs, though it definitely doesn't hurt that this is an exhilarating program that seems to have a very bright
future ahead of it, creating the perfect storm of passion and enthusiasm every time the Aztecs hit the court at Viejas Arena.