SDSU Football Roster Analysis: The Offense

August 12, 2018

The calendar flipped to August recently, which means that the 2018 college football season is just around the corner. This year, the San Diego State Aztecs will travel to Palo Alto to face the Stanford Cardinals in the season opener on August 31. We will continue to do a weekly piece here at East Village Times taking an overview of the Aztecs’ roster and seeing if they have what it…


Former SDSU Aztec’ Max Montana Heading To Germany

August 8, 2018

This past week, it was announced that Max Montana signed to play professional basketball in his father’s homeland, Germany. Montana signed a two-year contract with the Giessen 46ers of the German Basketball Bundesliga. Holger Hoetzel. Max Montana’s father was born in Germany and he carries dual citizenship, which made him an attractive player in Europe. Teams in Europe are sometimes limited by the number of non-European players that they can…


Former Aztec Trey Kell To Play Abroad At KK Igokea

August 1, 2018

San Diego State Basketball Former San Diego State standout Trey Kell has found a home, and he found it in Bosnia and Herzegovina with KK Igokea of the Adriatic and Baltic League. Kell was a homegrown player, playing at St. Augustine High School in San Diego before attending school on the Mesa. He had four successful seasons, culminating with an injury-riddled senior season that had him third on the team…


Aztecs Set to Face Duke in Maui Invitational

July 29, 2018

The San Diego State basketball team is set to play in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational towards the end of November and their first matchup will be against the Duke Blue Devils. Yes, the very same Blue Devils who finished last season ranked No.9 in the AP polls and No.4 in the Coaches Poll. Duke made it all the way to the Elite 8 last year only to lose to…


Jalen McDaniels to Withdraw From NBA Draft, Return to SDSU

May 30, 2018

With only 90 minutes before the deadline remaining to make a decision, Jalen McDaniels has announced that he will return to San Diego State for the 2018-2019 season. McDaniels was able to keep his college eligibility due to him not hiring an agent, despite declaring for the draft. McDaniels certainly kept himself busy working out for various teams. He attended workouts for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors,  Los Angeles…


SDSU Adds Transfer Guard Malachi Flynn from Washington State

May 7, 2018

The San Diego State men’s basketball team has quietly been building up quite the recruitment class. They have added 6-foot-10 forward Joel Mensah and 6-foot-10 forward Nathan Mensah (no relation) from Ghana as well as receiving an oral commitment from 6-foot-6 wing Aguek Agop. Now, they have added one of the more coveted transfers out of the Pac-12 in 6-foot-2 Washington State guard Malachi Flynn. He left Washington State after…


Rashaad Penny Drafted in First Round Boosts Aztec Football

April 30, 2018

During the opening round of the NFL draft, the Seattle Seahawks selected Rashaad Penny with the 27th overall selection. The former Aztec running back will begin his professional career in the Pacific Northwest. His selection there came as a bit of a surprise to many draft pundits, as they expected Penny to go either in the second or third round. However, Seattle was needing a big running back in the…


SDSU’s Jalen McDaniels to declare for the NBA Draft, won’t hire an agent

March 19, 2018

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA San Diego State redshirt freshman Jalen McDaniels has announced, via his Twitter account, that he will be declaring for the 2018 NBA Draft, with Mark Zeigler confirming the declaration. However, he has chosen not to hire an agent, meaning that he can return to college if he so desires. This is a good way for a college athlete to gain some evaluation in front of NBA scouts…


Keys to Victory: San Diego State Aztecs vs Houston Cougars

March 14, 2018

On Thursday afternoon, San Diego State will play their first game in the 2018 NCAA tournament. They will play nationally ranked University of Houston, in what should be a very entertaining game. The Aztecs earned their way into this tournament by going on a nine-game winning streak. The streak included a couple of wins over Mountain West Conference regular season champions Nevada. Over that stretch, the Aztecs have found the…


Aztecs Football Will Send Four Players to NFL Combine

February 11, 2018

Now that both the college football season and the NFL season are over, the attention of the football world will turn to April’s NFL draft. But before we find out who gets to play where, the best prospects in the collegiate game will head to Indianapolis for the 2018 NFL combine. The number of players a school sends to this annual showcase is generally an excellent indicator of the level…


Three Aztecs Named Mountain West Top 10 Prospects by Baseball America

February 8, 2018

The calendar is approaching mid-February, and with the conclusion of the Super Bowl, people are beginning to turn their attention to baseball. Spring training begins soon for MLB, meaning fans can watch exhibition games until Opening Day. For those who want to watch meaningful games, college baseball is approaching, with some teams beginning the season as early as this weekend (Feb. 9-11). Baseball America recently released their Mountain West Preview…


Fresh Aztec Squad Rides Stifling Defense to 81-50 Victory

February 4, 2018

In the days approaching San Diego State’s matchup with Air Force, coach Brian Dutcher stressed that the team needed to find a “defensive identity.” On Saturday night, they took an important step in finding that identity. The Aztecs, who were fresh off Wednesday’s bye, began the game on a 23-7 run in the first 12 minutes, relying on stifling defense and a hot start from three-point range. They kept Air…