Game Recap: Aztecs, minus Malik, beat San Jose State

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San Diego State men’s basketball took a wobbly first step into the post Malone post-Malik era on Saturday night — an era the program has ushered in by choice.

Tonight, up in Eugene, Ore., a player mentioned by his coach on a dang FBI wiretap as the recipient of a hundred grand was cleared to play by the University of Arizona.

Tonight, at Event Center at San José State University, a player whose name appeared next to a $1,400 loan on a sports agency’s balance sheet wasn’t even allowed to make the trip.

What a world.

Yeah. We hear you, Max. We hear you.

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Game Recap Express: Aztecs crush Spartans with nasty second half

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I just got home from attending the San Diego State men’s basketball game, which the Aztecs won by 36 points against a putrid San Jose State team with three wins to its name. It’s super late thanks to the CBS Sports Network mandated 8 p.m. start, and I have to get up early tomorrow to fight through another rainy commute full of standing water and spun-out Acuras on the 8.

As such, I’m going to set my time limit on writing this recap at one hour.

OK. Start the countdown … now!

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Game Recap: Aztecs trample San Jose State underfoot

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I bet you didn’t even know Nick Bawden used to be a quarterback until you heard about it on the broadcast. Crazy, right??

The night began with Rashaad Penny doing Rashaad Penny things. It continued with Juwan Washington running to daylight and Nick Bawden soaring into the end zone like a majestic, hella jacked eagle. It ended with Chase Jasmin, Tyler Wormhoudt and someone named Chad Woolsey (possibly a cop or an undercover reporter working on a story about dating mores in college) busting off big runs of their own.

I mean, my god. One wonders if offensive coordinator Jeff Horton considered getting John Baron or Antonio Rosales a couple of carries, just to see what the hell would happen*.

The San Diego State football team beat San Jose State 52-7 on Saturday night in San Jose, to finally take the all-time series lead in the vaunted El Camino Real Rivalry. And, honestly, the 52 points scored was one of the more underwhelming stats of the game.

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Game Preview: Aztecs at San José State University Spartans

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…visions of lifted El Caminos danced in Rocky Long’s head.

What: San Diego State Aztecs at San José State Spartans
When: Saturday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m.
TV: ESPNU
Line: Aztecs -23.5

TGIFuuuuuuuuuuuuu-I screwed up.

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Hey Reb! Your new logo is trash

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas updated their “spirit mark” i.e. athletics logo. It’s bad! UNLV tweeted it out yesterday and were met with immediate dogpiling and cyberbullying.

hahahahha WHAT

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Aztecs lose to San José State but it’s fine, nothing matters

I imagine San José as something like an Escher drawing of the continuous stairs, only with cookie-cutter business parks, strip malls and endless tract homes. A bubble-inflated hamster wheel of blandness and rewarded mediocrity. It’s the Bay Area, but the real boring part. Look at this bullshit:

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via Google Maps, obvs

A gerrymandered archipelago of carved-out mesas and subdivisions. What are all those little enclaves? Is that where Silicon Valley isolates its service workers, red-lined in unincorporated Santa Clara county?

That’s where the Aztecs went and lost tonight, 76-71 to the Spartans. They played bad. This season is bad. Multiple unrelated exterior events are bad.

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Aztecs beat San José State, get first conference win in game that happened

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Nothing is real
And nothing to get hung about
     – The Beatles, “Strawberry Fields Forever”

San Diego State men’s basketball: What is it? I thought I knew a few things, maybe not always important things, but at least some idea of the world and our place in it. Now it’s 2017 and honestly I don’t know anything. If you’re telling me you know things, I’ve got doubts. Shit is weird and getting weirder, some great unraveling seems underway, a dark version of history we’re doomed to repeat. On the other hand, American institutions are in doubt, facts are dead and news is whatever you decide it is!

Objectively I can say the Aztecs beat the San José State Spartans 76-61 at Viejas Arena. It’s good to win! SDSU had started 0-3 in conference, which is bad and makes everybody feel bad. So this is better. But don’t hold me to that, who’s to judge, make up your own damn mind.

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Aztecs win bigly against worst team they’ve played in nearly a week

Seeing as we’ve become a fanbase of insufferable, entitled greed pigs, there has been some hand-wringing of late about how we haven’t been beating inferior Mountain West competition by nearly enough.

Happy now, jackals?

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