San Diego State

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Underdogs Stanford, Dayton, Tennessee Set For Sweet 16

The Billion Dollar Dream has been over for a while. Most bracket sheets are loaded with red X’s. Still, there is plenty of March Madness ahead of us in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16.

03/24/2014

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Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

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Rising Star: San Diego State Forward Winston Shepard

Ranked as the 21st-best recruit in the country by Rivals, Shepard came to San Diego State with the wrong mindset.

02/03/2014

Christophe Varidel #5 of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles celebrates on the bench late in the second half while taking on the San Diego State Aztecs during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Center on March 24, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Florida Gulf Coast Extends Cinderella Run, Becomes First 15-Seed In Sweet 16

Florida Gulf Coast beat San Diego State 81-71 on Sunday night, and the Eagles not only made it look easy, they made it look fun.

03/25/2013

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Rothstein: Colorado And 4 More Teams With Pivotal Weeks Ahead In College Basketball

The Buffaloes are the sleeper team in the PAC 12 and have a real chance to help their NCAA chances with games at home against Arizona and Arizona State.

02/12/2013

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Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Miami, Otto Porter & More

The Hurricanes haven’t just been good this season — they’ve been dominant.

02/11/2013

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops Plus Other Notes

Michigan State has won six games in a row while posting an overall record of 17-3 and yet, no one is talking about the Spartans.

01/25/2013

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend; College Hoops Notes

If I was a financial adviser, I’d tell my clients to buy stock in the Gophers.

01/11/2013

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

One of the major keys to San Diego State’s 6-1 start is Utah transfer JJ O’Brien. The 6-7 forward has blended perfectly alongside the Aztecs’ talented perimeter of Xavier Thames, Chase Tapley, and Jamaal Franklin and given Steve Fisher one of the better glue guys in the country.

12/06/2012

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Rothstein Files: Getting You Set For College Basketball’s Opening Weekend

With Dez Wells, the Terps have all the looks of an NCAA Tournament team and a squad that should present a formidable opening test for Kentucky.

11/09/2012

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Rothstein Files: Friday’s NCAA Tournament Primer

The Madness is on! Find out what to expect — and which names to keep track of — throughout Friday’s action.

03/16/2012

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts after making a play late in the game as Chase Tapley #22 of the San Diego State Aztecs looks on during the west regional semifinal of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Honda Center on March 24, 2011 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Can’t Stop Kemba: Walker Leads UConn To Elite Eight

With resilience and brilliance to spare, these UConn Huskies just keep thrilling their veteran coach — and their lead dog is turning into the biggest star of the NCAA Tournament.

WFAN–03/25/2011