In what is sure to be a huge relief for all those worried there would not be an Aztecs men’s basketball season, SDSU has released its schedule for 2016-17. There is much to digest. Let us chew on this together.
I started as a freshman at San Diego State in 2006.
Growing up two hours north, the extent of my familiarity with San Diego State sports was: “Hey, that’s where Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila went!” At that time in my life I was a Packers fan who really didn’t care about anything other than NFL or NBA, so I’m not only pandering to the editorial staff that was kind enough to welcome me here.
But I was excited to immerse myself in college sports.
In case you haven’t heard, San Diego State has a rather large foot-ball game on Saturday against an opponent from a Power Five conference. Even worse, this opponent is also representing the flagship school of the University of California system. As such our State School “DO YOU THINK YOU’RE BETTER THAN ME???” rabbit ears are at full attention this week.
Let us now scour the internets for something to get mad about, shall we?
It’s not worth reading in any depth, breadth or width about other teams in our conference. AND YET. After the first full weekend of games and in the interest of competitive awareness, let’s take just a cursory glance at scores from around the league:
Think back to all the Aztecs season openers against FCS opponents that you can recall. Did you learn anything from those games? In Cal Poly I and II we learned some shit. Same from the Eastern Illinois debacle in 2013. The other ones, though? Do you even remember anything about them?
Yeah, not really. And as I type this, sitting in my living room five minutes after returning from SDSU’s 31-0 win over New Hampshire, I’m not sure I remember much about this one either. Which is fine! The less that is remembered about games like this, the better.
The KGB Sky Show is a huge display of fireworks that’s been blowed up in San Diego since 1976. Classic rock radio station KGB describes it thus:
The Sky Show is a fireworks display, synchronized to a music soundtrack, broadcast on the radio. An artform invented by KGB and now practiced worldwide.
Wait, who are we playing?
The New Hampshire … uh … (toggles over to Google) … Wildcats. The University of New Hampshire Wildcats from the Colonial Athletic Association. This is the first game of the season for both teams. It’s also the KGB SkyShow, making this the last game of the season for about half the fans in attendance. Say, did you know that New Hampshire is where Massholes and Mainers go to buy fireworks legally? That’s an interesting coincidence, right? Fireworks are fun go boom! Continue reading “Game preview: Aztecs vs. New Hampshire”
If you are excited for the SDSU football season, you’ve certainly scoured the prognostications of respected college football writers and important publications. But if you still find yourself wondering what four arguably qualified bloggers from the internet think will happen this year, well good madam or sir, you came to the right place.
The tireless, hardworking K30 staff submitted projections of the Aztecs’ final win-loss record, bowl result and our rationales for same. They are … surprising. GET FUCKIN LIT for Kabeer Thirty’s 2016 predictions: