San Diego State basketball will face Ohio State and Stanford as a part of the crew’s non-conference schedule, whereas participating in tournaments in Hawaii and Arizona.
The 12 regular-season video games and one exhibition contains 5 opponents that performed within the postseason final 12 months – three of them within the NCAA event.
The prelude to the 102nd season of Aztecs hoops takes place at Viejas Area Nov. 1 with an exhibition towards San Diego Christian Faculty.
The common season and residential opener follows Nov. 7 towards Cal State Fullerton, which had 21-11 document final 12 months. They received the convention event and superior to the NCAA event.
4 nights later, on Nov. 11, Brigham Younger involves city for the renewal of one of many program’s most heated rivalries, the primary of a two-game, home-and-home sequence. The Cougars posted a 24-11 document final season and reached the quarterfinals of the Nationwide Invitational Match (NIT).
San Diego State heads out on the street to Palo Alto on Nov. 15 for the primary assembly in almost 25 years with Stanford. That is the primary of a two-game sequence, which concludes at Viejas subsequent 12 months.
Then the crew travels to Hawaii for 3 video games within the 2022 Maui Jim Maui Invitational beginning Nov. 21 towards Ohio State. In 2021-22, the Buckeyes posted a 20-12 document and superior to the second spherical of the NCAA event.
The Aztecs will play both Arizona or Cincinnati in its second recreation the following day. Arizona was 33-4 final season and received the Pac-12 event. The crew reached the Candy 16 within the NCAA event earlier than bowing out to Houston.
The Aztecs’ last recreation on the invitational, on Nov. 23, will probably be towards certainly one of 4 groups: Creighton, which eradicated them in final 12 months’s NCAA Match, Texas Tech, Creighton, Louisville or Arkansas. Texas Tech and Arkansas additionally competed within the NCAA tourney.
San Diego State subsequent performs 5 of its last six non-conference video games at Viejas, starting Nov. 29 towards UC Irvine. On Dec. 2, San Diego State and Occidental Faculty meet. The groups final performed in 2010.
The Aztecs host Troy on Dec. 5, the second time the groups have met.
The final street journey previous to the beginning of the Mountain West schedule comes on Dec. 10, with the Aztecs touring to Phoenix to face Saint Mary’s Faculty within the Jerry Colangelo Traditional.
Final 12 months, SDSU logged a 63-53 victory, tipping the all-time sequence to the Aztecs by a 7-6 margin. The Gaels went on to go 26-8, falling to Gonzaga within the championship recreation of the WCC event earlier than they superior to the second spherical of the NCAA event.
The ultimate two non-conference video games are at residence towards Kennesaw State, on Dec. 12, and UC San Diego on Dec. 20.
They open their Mountain West slate on Dec. 28 towards Air Pressure at Viejas.