Game Recap: Aztecs faceplant in Laramie

The San Diego State men’s basketball team held a three-point lead heading into halftime on Wednesday night in Wyoming. Not great, but what we’d seen early on looked pretty encouraging. The Aztecs had survived a barrage of early 3s and were dominating the glass.  If things kept going like they were going, it was easy to see how this could turn into a blowout in the second half.

And … well … it did turn into a blowout. I was technically not wrong, folks!

Holy hell.

SDSU followed its epic Gonzaga win and opened Mountain West Conference play by slipping on fresh road apple and falling face-first into a cow patty. Or as they call it in Laramie, Wyo., “enjoying the local nightlife.”

SDSU lost 82-69 to the Cowboys, thanks to some insanely-hot shooting by the new top-vote getter on our Most Despised Player list (more on him later). Another culprit was the 7,200-foot elevation that made the Aztecs look like they were playing defense and rebounding while wearing a diving bell at the bottom of the sea.

Say, see if you can spot where things started to go wrong. Look closely now, it’s subtle.

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