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The Aztec Breakdown Podcast

The Aztec Breakdown Podcast

By Tron

Looking at everything related to the San Diego State Aztecs Men’s basketball team. Also some other Aztec sports as well, but mostly basketball.
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PupCast: Appreciating the ride.

PupCast: Appreciating the ride.

Tron takes a day to just reflect on the journey so far and rejoice in the moment before looking ahead to FAU.
Mar 28, 202328:10
Don't Wake us Up!

Don't Wake us Up!

In this episode of the Eye Test, Jakob and Kyle dive into the greatest weekend in program history. You'll also hear Kyle give his official Brian Dutcher apology. Finally the crew takes a look at FAU and how the Aztecs can play for that one shining moment! See you in Houston. GO AZTECS!
Mar 28, 202301:11:31
The Aztecs are Going to the Final FOUR

The Aztecs are Going to the Final FOUR

Austin and Carly are checking in from Louisville to talk about a great weekend of Aztecs hoops capped off by a historic win to send SDSU to the FINAL FOUR!
Mar 27, 202336:07
This Team is ELITE

This Team is ELITE

Carly, Austin and Tron get together to talk about an all-time win against Alabama and then look forward to the rematch against Creighton. And don't forget basketball is FUN!
Mar 25, 202358:29
We can dance if we want to

We can dance if we want to

we can leave the MTN West Behind. Kyle and Jakob talk about just how amazing this weekend was. We then turn our attention to the number 1 team in the country with an exceptional NBA level talent. Finally we break down just how David can take down Goliath. Go Aztecs!!
Mar 23, 202342:57
How Sweet It Is!

How Sweet It Is!

Tron and Austin celebrate the Aztecs making it to the Sweet 16 and then have a light overview of the Aztecs next game against Alabama.
Mar 20, 202301:06:34
On to the Round of 32

On to the Round of 32

Carly and Austin are back to recap the huuuuuuuge win against College of Charleston and then briefly look forward to the Aztecs match up against the Furman Paladins champions of the SoCon. 
Mar 17, 202338:01
The Eye Test: Conference Champs Ready to Dance

The Eye Test: Conference Champs Ready to Dance

Kyle and Jakob from Aztec Analytics are back with another Eye Test. They look back at the Mountain West season and also look ahead to our match up against Charleston.
Mar 15, 202301:24:27
PupCast: What’s the worst that could happen?

PupCast: What’s the worst that could happen?

Tron tries to check some of his optimism bias and looks at the things that could go wrong against Charleston.
Mar 14, 202322:25
PupCast: Looking deeper at Charleston

PupCast: Looking deeper at Charleston

Tron talks about some of the stuff he’s seen on tape, as well as how Charleston compares to Utah St.
Mar 13, 202329:09
Conference Tourney Champs and a Preview of March Madness

Conference Tourney Champs and a Preview of March Madness

Tron, Carly and Austin talk about the last night of the Mountain West Tournament and the victory against Utah State then look forward to the Aztecs matchup with 12th seeded College of Charleston.
Mar 12, 202334:39
Live From Las Vegas: Day 2

Live From Las Vegas: Day 2

Carly and Austin discuss the Aztecs win against San Jose State and then look forward to the MWC final against hated Utah State. 
Mar 11, 202324:02
Live From Las Vegas: Day 1

Live From Las Vegas: Day 1

Carly and Austin discuss the thrilling win against Colorado State, talk about the SJSU win again Nevada and look forward to the semifinals against the Spartans. 
Mar 10, 202337:16
PupCast: Awards and tourney preview

PupCast: Awards and tourney preview

Tron goes over whether Aztec players were snubbed or not, and lays out the ideal path to a MW championship in the tourney.
Mar 08, 202322:36
We are the (regular season) Champions

We are the (regular season) Champions

Carly and Austin talk about clinching the sole Mountain West regular season title on senior night against Wyoming, talk about all the seniors and then look forward to the Mountain West tournament in Las Vegas. 
Mar 06, 202301:01:53
Who’s it going to be in March, Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?

Who’s it going to be in March, Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?

On this latest ep Kyle and Austin have a therapy session after the loss at Boise State and then look forward to Senior Night against Wyoming. 
Mar 03, 202301:06:07
Wow

Wow

Tron is back! Him and Austin talk about the crazy game against New Mexico and look forward to Tuesday's big game against Boise State. 
Feb 26, 202356:47
One Down Three to Go

One Down Three to Go

Carly and Austin talk about the dominating win against Colorado State and look ahead to Saturday's huge game against New Mexico. 
Feb 23, 202351:11
Let's Burn the Tape

Let's Burn the Tape

You can tell Carly and Austin are ready for the bye weekend but before that they talk about the ugly win against Fresno State and then look forward to next Tuesday's game against Colorado State. 
Feb 17, 202335:40
Lady Luck Wasn't Needed for This One

Lady Luck Wasn't Needed for This One

Carly and Austin are back and ready to talk about the win against UNLV and preview Wednesday's game versus Fresno State. 
Feb 13, 202345:20
Ugly Wins Are Still Wins

Ugly Wins Are Still Wins

Kyle and Austin review the win against Utah State warts and all followed by a preview of Saturday's game against UNLV. Finally, they discuss how the crazy NBA trade deadline effected a couple of Aztecs for Life. 
Feb 10, 202301:14:27
PupCast: Tron looks at Utah St and tournament seeding.

PupCast: Tron looks at Utah St and tournament seeding.

Tron gives his key to the Utah St game, as well as takes a look at the big dance, where the Aztecs stand, and where the MW stands as a whole.
Feb 07, 202326:48
Round 1 to San Diego State

Round 1 to San Diego State

Carly and Austin are back to discuss the Aztecs' huge win against Boise State and then preview the game at Utah State. 
Feb 05, 202344:45
Well Last Night Sucked

Well Last Night Sucked

Carly and Austin are back to commiserate about the loss against Nevada then look forward to Friday's huuuuuuuge match up against Boise State. If you can go to the game, go, and if you can get off work early to be in your seat before tip-off do that too. 
Feb 02, 202346:51
It's Showtime

It's Showtime

Carly and Austin are no longer on a personal four game losing streak. They talk about how great Keshad Johnson has been of late, the win against San Jose State, preview the rematch against Nevada and finish up by discussing their experience going to an NBA G League game to watch a certain former Aztec. 
Jan 30, 202352:19
Adam Seiko is Still Cooling Off (probably)

Adam Seiko is Still Cooling Off (probably)

Quick solo pod from Austin who goes over the huge win against Utah State and Adam Seiko's big night and then looks forward to Saturday's tilt against San Jose State. 
Jan 27, 202324:25
The Eye Test: Episode 3

The Eye Test: Episode 3

In this edition of the eye test we revisit one of the podcasts favorite topics: Is Catch and Shoot Matt Bradley the best Matt Bradley? We look at the numbers behind our Guards passing, before finally taking a look at a topic Kyle's been hammering for all season.
Jan 25, 202332:58
PupCast: Air Force recap and Dutcher’s ideal offense.

PupCast: Air Force recap and Dutcher’s ideal offense.

Tron talks about the Air Force game, and then spends some time talking about the types of players Coach Dutcher needs to be the most successful.
Jan 24, 202330:22
We Scaled the Rockies

We Scaled the Rockies

On another edition of Mr. and Mrs. Aztec, Carly and Austin discuss the win against Air Force and the Aztecs' road sweep of the Rocky Mountain schools. Then they look forward to the huge game Wednesday against Utah State.  
Jan 23, 202349:60
We're Back to Being Winners

We're Back to Being Winners

In another edition of Mr. and Mrs. Aztec, Carly and Austin talk about the win in OT versus Colorado State and take a look ahead to Saturday's game against Air Force. 
Jan 20, 202337:52
PupCast: where does the team go after the New Mexico loss

PupCast: where does the team go after the New Mexico loss

Tron goes into the short and long term affects of the loss to New Mexico.
Jan 16, 202328:16
Therapy Session after New Mexico

Therapy Session after New Mexico

In another edition of Mr. and Mrs. Aztec, Austin and Carly lament about their personal 4 game losing streak while closing the book on the New Mexico game and preview the game Wednesday against Colorado State. 
Jan 16, 202347:46
Part 2 of our Weekend Primer for New Mexico

Part 2 of our Weekend Primer for New Mexico

Austin thinks the coaching staff listens to the pod while discussing the Nevada game with Kyle. Then they preview the game this Saturday against New Mexico. 
Jan 13, 202348:38
The Eye Test: Episode 2

The Eye Test: Episode 2

Kyle and Jacob dive into the myth of Laramie, Wyoming. Is it as hard to play there as everyone always says? Then the pair looks at the conference as a whole. Kyle thinks the conference stinks, but does the data back that up?
Jan 13, 202318:18
PupCast: Never just one thing

PupCast: Never just one thing

Tron goes over the shirt and long term implications of the win against Nevada.
Jan 11, 202336:55
Wyoming Recap/Nevada Preview

Wyoming Recap/Nevada Preview

Another edition of Mr and Mrs. Aztec. Carly and Austin go over Saturday's victory against Wyoming and then look ahead to the Nevada game on Tuesday. 
Jan 08, 202333:42
Pod 2 of our January 5th Doubleheader

Pod 2 of our January 5th Doubleheader

Come for the mailbag questions and Wyoming preview, stay for Kyle's take on UNLV fans.
Jan 05, 202355:50
The Eye Test: Episode 1

The Eye Test: Episode 1

Kyle is back from Vegas to host a new weekly show "The Eye Test", with Jacob aka Aztec Analytics. They take a look at the advanced metrics behind Darrion Trammell’s importance to this team, what makes a great role player, and what the Aztecs can do better in transition.
Jan 05, 202324:17
PupCast: Tron looks at the UNLV win and why it’s encouraging in the long term

PupCast: Tron looks at the UNLV win and why it’s encouraging in the long term

Tron goes over the win at UNLV, and how they seemed to exorcise a few demons on their way to building a resume.
Jan 03, 202323:57
UNLV Recap and Aztecs for Life Updates

UNLV Recap and Aztecs for Life Updates

Austin and Carly recap the big win against UNLV then provide some professional updates on players who have come through the program
Jan 02, 202348:23
Air Force Recap/UNLV preview

Air Force Recap/UNLV preview

Tron and Austin go over the win against Air Force, and look towards a tough UNLV team looking to copy SDSU's ways.
Dec 30, 202253:26
Christmas edition PupCast

Christmas edition PupCast

Tron had a last minute decision to rant about sports. Merry Christmas everyone.
Dec 25, 202240:27
Disappointment in Phoenix

Disappointment in Phoenix

Carly and Austin are in Phoenix and discuss the loss against St. Mary’s, some things we would like to see changed and other notes from around college hoops
Dec 11, 202233:31
Change the starting lineup?

Change the starting lineup?

Kyle has Aztec Analyyics on the show to talk about what he’s seen so far this season.
Dec 08, 202224:49
Quarter Season Check-In

Quarter Season Check-In

Kyle and Austin discuss there thoughts on the first quarter of the season.
Dec 05, 202245:16
Maui Recap

Maui Recap

Carly and Austin are back home from their trip. The recapped the heartbreaker against Arkansas, give their final notes on Maui and looked forward to the rest of the season starting with UC Irvine.
Nov 25, 202234:32
Live from Maui: Day 2

Live from Maui: Day 2

Austin and Carly dive into last night’s disappointing loss against Arizona and look ahead for today’s game against Arkansas.
Nov 23, 202234:32
Live from Maui: Day 1 (take 2)

Live from Maui: Day 1 (take 2)

Carly and Austin discuss the official first day of the Maui Invitational (again) after figuring out the culprit of their technical difficulties.
Nov 23, 202223:35
Live from Maui: Day 0

Live from Maui: Day 0

Special Mr. and Mrs. Aztec edition. Austin and Carly talk about life inside the bubble here in Maui plus a tournament preview.
Nov 21, 202231:24
PupCast: Aztecs take down Stanford and the MW has some surprising results.

PupCast: Aztecs take down Stanford and the MW has some surprising results.

Tron goes over the win against Stanford and then talks about the surprising starts of UNLV and New Mexico.
Nov 16, 202224:16
PupCast: Tron talks football and basketball success

PupCast: Tron talks football and basketball success

Tron goes over all the good things that happened over the weekend. Why the future looks bright for football, why beating BYU is so significant, and what needs to happen to get Bradley back on track.
Nov 14, 202229:22
Conference realignment and BYU preview

Conference realignment and BYU preview

In this episode Kyle and Austin talk about conference realignment rumors and look towards the BYU game.
Nov 10, 202226:55
Austin's exhibition thoughts

Austin's exhibition thoughts

In this episode Austin gives his thoughts on the exhibition against San Diego Christian, as well as goes over key non-conference games for Mountain West teams.
Nov 03, 202236:20
PupCast: Tron talks about the SDC exhibition

PupCast: Tron talks about the SDC exhibition

In this episode Tron gives his impressions of the team after their first public exhibition.
Nov 02, 202222:08
PupCast: football meltdown, conference realignment, basketball is here!

PupCast: football meltdown, conference realignment, basketball is here!

Tron gives his thoughts on the football team, what to do with coach Hoke, how the Big12 media deal may affect the Aztecs, and expresses excitement for basketball season to finally start.
Nov 01, 202238:47
Introducing Austin Bolton

Introducing Austin Bolton

Tron introduces the newest member of the AztecBreakdown team in Austin Bolton. He explains why he thinks the 2011 team is a better comparison to this season than 2020. Then he and Tron debate whether 2 big lineups are good, and if the team should run more in transition.
Oct 31, 202234:36
2023 Season Preview/expectations

2023 Season Preview/expectations

In this episode Kyle and Tron talk about the games they're most looking forward to watching, the games that will define the season, and what a successful season looks like for this years squad.
Oct 29, 202230:43
Secret scrimmage PupCast

Secret scrimmage PupCast

Tron gives his thoughts on the now over .500 football team, then dives into the results of the not so secret scrimmage against UCLA.
Oct 24, 202230:54
2023 Roster Preview

2023 Roster Preview

In this episode Kyle and Tron go over what they think the strengths and weaknesses of the roster are.
Oct 22, 202235:15
Tron’s favorite lineup

Tron’s favorite lineup

In this PupCast Tron goes over some updates from practice as well as the lineup he’s most excited to see this season.
Oct 18, 202215:48
Mayden the savior.

Mayden the savior.

In this PupCast Tron goes over how it was a great weekend to be a San Diego sports fan, and he focuses in on the performance of Jaylen Mayden.
Oct 11, 202226:34
Basketball Season Excitement

Basketball Season Excitement

Kyle and Tron go over their feelings for the season, and the players they're most looking forward to watching.
Oct 09, 202226:55
Hecklinski fired, Lindsey hired

Hecklinski fired, Lindsey hired

In this episode Tron goes over the moves the football staff made over the weekend, as well as takes a peek at the newest basketball commit.
Oct 04, 202234:37
CSU Rams basketball preview

CSU Rams basketball preview

Tron takes a look at CSU and compares them to the Aztecs.
Oct 02, 202230:23
Football narratives

Football narratives

Tron does a PupCast to talk about some of the narratives surrounding the football team lately.
Sep 28, 202237:20
Football episode

Football episode

Tron goes solo on a PupCast to give his thoughts on the state of the football team and what the narrative should be.
Sep 22, 202241:32
Non conference schedule

Non conference schedule

In this Friday edition of the PupCast Tron goes over his thoughts on the non conference schedule.
Sep 16, 202233:45
Off season Wyoming preview

Off season Wyoming preview

Tron takes a look at Wyoming and how they matchup against the Aztecs.
Sep 14, 202230:40
Paper similarities

Paper similarities

Tron goes solo for a Monday morning PupCast to go over the similarities between the 2020 team and the upcoming team.
Sep 13, 202226:05
First look conference schedule

First look conference schedule

Tron goes solo to give his thoughts on the conference schedule.
Sep 07, 202231:06
What could go wrong this season?’

What could go wrong this season?’

In this episode Tron gives a personal update that will affect the pod, and then tries to find reasons the team might underachieve this season. (They’re hard to find.)
Sep 04, 202236:27
Off Season Check In

Off Season Check In

Kyle and Tron finally get together to talk about last season and look forward to next season. They talk about the commitments of Darrion Trammell and Micah Parrish, the hype around Jaedon Ledee, if Butler can improve again, and more.
May 12, 202255:35
Season recap w/ Tron

Season recap w/ Tron

Tron goes solo to talk about the last season, the disappointing Creighton loss, and why there is optimism for next season.
Apr 27, 202201:09:39
Pain

Pain

After a brief Hiatus, the Breakdown returns. Kyle goes solo in this one to discuss a disappointing loss against Creighton, and why Coach Dutcher deserves some criticism, but does not deserve to be fired.
Mar 30, 202228:41
First thoughts on Creighton

First thoughts on Creighton

Tron gives his early thoughts on the Creighton matchup and some things to look out for during the game. *note, listening this morning I realized I said Seiko and his brother played for the Nigerian team, but they played for the Ugandan team. It’s my mistake but I don’t want to re-record the whole segment this late in the process, so please accept my apology.
Mar 15, 202234:07
Conference Tournament Preview

Conference Tournament Preview

Kyle and Tron go over the Media and coaches awards, and then dive into the most likely tournament matchups and how confident they are for each opponent. Lastly, Kyle gives advice to those going to Vegas for their first MW tournament.
Mar 09, 202259:07
Clicking on all cylinders

Clicking on all cylinders

Breaking news dropped while we were recording. Matt Bradley and Adam Seiko are returning next season. Kyle and Tron react to that live, then go over the game at Wyoming, and talk about the teams they'd least like to see in the conference tournament.
Mar 02, 202242:34
Boise St. Recap/ On to Wyoming

Boise St. Recap/ On to Wyoming

In this episode Tron goes solo and gives his thoughts on the Boise St. game, looks ahead toward the upcoming games against San Jose St. and Wyoming, and gives his thoughts on the Aztecs chances at an at-large bid.
Feb 24, 202224:24
Recapping Utah St.

Recapping Utah St.

Kyle goes solo in this episode as Tron has gotten a new puppy and hasn't slept for a week. The Aztecs are on a four game winning streak and are a game and a half out of first place in the Mountain West.
Feb 17, 202227:20
Crucial Stretch

Crucial Stretch

In this episode Tron goes solo. He talks a little bit about the CSU and Nevada games, goes onto why there may be some hope for the offense, and finishes with what the Aztecs need to do to get an at-large bid.
Feb 09, 202226:59
Recapping Boise St. & UNLV, along w/ some conference talk

Recapping Boise St. & UNLV, along w/ some conference talk

Tron and Kyle go over the games against Boise and UNLV, and for once Tron has the hot take instead of Kyle.
Jan 26, 202250:29
CSU Recap/ Team Shutdown

CSU Recap/ Team Shutdown

In this Episode Kyle and Tron go over the Covid shutdown, the dominating win over Colorado State, and Kyle tells what his experience was in Viejas watching the game live.
Jan 12, 202240:27
Thoughts as conference season starts

Thoughts as conference season starts

In this episode Tron goes solo and talks about some encouraging signs, Matt Bradley, The tournament outlook, and gives an official apology to Aguek Arop. 
Jan 05, 202227:52
Aztecs beat St. Mary's and a real discussion about FloSports

Aztecs beat St. Mary's and a real discussion about FloSports

Kyle goes solo in this one to talk about a crucial win against St. Mary's and apparently FloSports. What did he have to say? Your guess is as good as mine. Let's find out!
Dec 22, 202129:32
Mid-Season Mailbag

Mid-Season Mailbag

In this episode we open the mailbag and talk about team dynamics, why some players and coaches might seem frustrated, if Keshad has reached his offensive ceiling, and what can be done to make the offense better. 
Dec 16, 202101:03:29
Missing Lamont Butler

Missing Lamont Butler

Kyle and Tron go over a number of topics, most of them focused around what Lamont Butler brings to the table and how the team can try and survive while he's out with injury.
Dec 08, 202152:39
6 Games in/ Michigan Preview

6 Games in/ Michigan Preview

Tron goes solo to give some thoughts on how to get Matt Bradley going, campaign to give Dinwiddie more minutes, and give a brief preview on the Michigan game.
Dec 01, 202141:53
Thoughts after the first week

Thoughts after the first week

In this episode Kyle and Tron go over their thoughts on the BYU game and some early trends they may be noticing, concerns for the future, and reasons for optimism.
Nov 17, 202135:52
UC Riverside recap

UC Riverside recap

Kyle goes solo and gives his thoughts on the win against UC Riverside.
Nov 10, 202119:40
UCR & BYU Preview

UCR & BYU Preview

Tron looks ahead to the games against UCR and BYU and gives a couple players and trends to look out for during the game. I also forgot the good news was that all the games will be on TV, so yay for being able to watch them.
Nov 09, 202127:43
UCLA Scrimmage recap

UCLA Scrimmage recap

In this episode Kyle and Tron go over their thoughts on the secret scrimmage against UCLA, Kyle drops a little insider knowledge, and then they talk about why they hope to see against St. Katherine.
Nov 03, 202120:50
Looking at the recruiting class

Looking at the recruiting class

In this episode Kyle and Tron go over the recruiting class of Koren Johnson, Miles Byrd, and Elijah Saunders. Throw in Demarshay Johnson and this class looks to give SDSU a bright future.
Oct 27, 202154:14
Season Preview w/ Justin Michael

Season Preview w/ Justin Michael

In this episode Tron is joined by Justin Michael to talk about SDSU, CSU, how they match up, and the season as a whole.
Oct 20, 202140:04
Koren Johnson Commits

Koren Johnson Commits

Kyle was supposed to miss this week to go on a trip, but he was so excited about Koren Johnson he recorded an episode before leaving. Enjoy the next few years Aztecs fans, they're going to be good.
Oct 13, 202118:20
Mailbag part 2

Mailbag part 2

Tron goes Solo in this one and answers questions about Dutch's offense, how to make the conference better, and who the sleeper team might be this season.
Oct 07, 202132:27
Mailbag part 1

Mailbag part 1

Tron got stuck at work so Kyle goes solo in this episode and answers some questions from the fans. Follow him on twitter @callmekinslow and let him know what you think.
Oct 06, 202124:11
Schedule Preview

Schedule Preview

In this episode Kyle and Tron go over the schedule. We point out the toughest games, give schedule predictions, and tournament expectations. We go on a few rants along the way as well.
Sep 29, 202101:05:59
Full Roster/ Lineups preview

Full Roster/ Lineups preview

In this episode Kyle and Tron discuss the full roster and how they fit. They go over the 10-man rotation, as well as starting and closing lineups. After listening hit us up on twitter and tell us what your starting lineup would be.
Sep 22, 202144:38
Bonus football episode

Bonus football episode

In this episode Tron breaks down why the defensive play calling to end the game was more concerning than the offensive play calling. Let Tron know why you agree or disagree.
Sep 19, 202112:29
Season Preview - Bigs

Season Preview - Bigs

It's just Tron today as Kyle was busy with his day job. Tron goes over six players in this final roster preview pod. Give it a listen and let Tron know how you feel about starting two bigs this season. P.S. Sorry for sounding distracted. Had some stuff happening in the background that would break my train of thought. Here's to being more focused next week.
Sep 09, 202134:48
Season Preview - Wings

Season Preview - Wings

In this episode, Kyle and Tron talk about the wings (or lack thereof.) Chad Baker, Che Evans, and Keshad Johnson. We talk about their skill sets, what we hope to see from them their potential roles on the team, and Tron gives a hot take towards the end of the show. 
Sep 01, 202141:37
Season Preview - Guards

Season Preview - Guards

In this episode Kyle and Tron preview the guards. Trey Pulliam, Adam Seiko, Lamont Butler, Keith Dinwiddie, and Matt Bradley. We talk about their skill sets, what we hope to see from them, and potential roles on the team.
Aug 25, 202157:26
Summer/Swish League update

Summer/Swish League update

Kyle returns! We talk about summer league for Jordan Schakel, Matt Mitchell, and Malachi Flynn. I forgot about Trey Kell, which is sad because he's my favorite. Then we go over Swish league, Kyle talks about what it was like to be at the games, and gives his takes about the players he saw. Spoiler alert, we disagree about Keith Dinwiddie.
Aug 11, 202136:13
Big 12 News/Swish update

Big 12 News/Swish update

In this episode I go over how the big 12 news could affect SDSU and whether or not we should be excited as fans. Then I go over some basketball schedule updates and talk about how the guys have looked at Swish league.
Jul 29, 202145:59
Offseason Mailbag

Offseason Mailbag

In this episode I go over some recent news, and then open up the mailbag. You guy sent in a lot of great questions and I did my best to answer them.
Jun 23, 202152:56
Aztec Committments leave weird roster

Aztec Committments leave weird roster

Kyle and I go over the committments of Matt Bradley, Trey Pulliam, and Joshua Tomaic. The podcasting gods were against us, trying to prevent us from recording, and as such neither of us sound great. Midway through the pod TImmy Allen committed to Texas, so we react live to that. The roster looks weird, but we have you covered.
Apr 14, 202153:43
Season Wrap Up Show

Season Wrap Up Show

In this episode Kyle and I go over the loss to Syracuse, have a little group therapy, and then turn our eyes towards the future.
Mar 31, 202157:17
NCAA Tourney Bound!!!

NCAA Tourney Bound!!!

In this Episode Kyle and Tron go over what an amazing conference tournament run the Aztecs just had. We then open up the mailbag and answer questions from you all as listeners. Most of them centered around the Syracuse matchup, but we looked at SDSU's future and whether coach Dutcher will leave or not as well. We saved arguably our best pod of the year to reflect on the Aztecs best game of the year, so give it a listen and share it with everyone you know.
Mar 16, 202154:24
Conference Tournament Preview

Conference Tournament Preview

In this episode Kyle and I go over the conference tournament, the Aztecs' history in it, and who we'd like to see. Petty Kyle also makes an appearance.
Mar 10, 202138:09
Who should be conference POY?

Who should be conference POY?

Kyle returns in the Episode! We go over the Boise series, look at UNLV, talk about the conference POY, and look at why the Aztecs are seeded so low and if it's fair. Some of it is outdated after Boise St. lost to Fresno shortly after we recorded. Still a good listen regardless.
Mar 03, 202137:45
Boise St series Preview

Boise St series Preview

In this episode I previews the Boise St. series. He gives you a few keys to the game, and compares the starting lineups. I also give an updated bracketology picture for the Aztecs. Let me know how you’re feeling about the Boise Series @aztecbreakdown.
Feb 24, 202142:43
Fresno state preview

Fresno state preview

In this episode I go into some conference tournament scenarios and thoughts. Let me know your answers to the questions I ask. After that I briefly look at the Fresno St series.
Feb 18, 202127:08
Tournament Expectations

Tournament Expectations

I go solo in this episode and open up the mailbag yet again. After you listen let me know what you think the teams Tournament ceiling is, and what your offensive and defensive lineups would be.
Feb 10, 202136:32
New Mexico Series Cancelled

New Mexico Series Cancelled

I go solo in this one and talk about some Aztec hoops related news (congrats KJ!), and then open up the mailbag. 
Feb 03, 202130:37
Air Force Series recap

Air Force Series recap

Tron is back! Kyle and I talk about the Bracket picture, the starting lineups heading onto the future, and a lot of other little things. BE sure to let us know who your starting 5 would be heading into the series against Wyoming.
Jan 27, 202151:35
Frustration with a side of hope

Frustration with a side of hope

Tron had to work late (Boo) so Kyle took the reins and goes solo in this one. He goes over the Utah State series, Mitchell's injury, strategy adjustments, and looks to the future.
Jan 20, 202144:48
Kyle's Back!/Utah State Preview

Kyle's Back!/Utah State Preview

Kyle returns in this episode, and since you all have had to listen to me drone on for the last 3 weeks, I wanted to give him the spotlight. We talk about Pulliam's game winner, the state of the team, the Nevada series, and look ahead to Utah State.
Jan 13, 202148:23
Conference Season has started

Conference Season has started

In this episode I start with the conference standings and NET rankings so far. Then I move onto the starting point guard debate. I follow that up with the team MVP so far. I finish up with a brief Nevada preview.
Jan 06, 202138:49
Colorado State Preview/ Mailbag Pt. 2

Colorado State Preview/ Mailbag Pt. 2

I go solo in this one. I look at the the upcoming series against Colorado State, and then open up the mailbag. You guys had a lot of questions and I do my best to answer them all. A couple came in while I was recording too, so when you hear me say "there's 2 left," there's really 4 left. Hope you enjoy it. Be sure to share your thoughts with Kyle and I on twitter.
Dec 30, 202053:46
St. Mary's Reaction Pod

St. Mary's Reaction Pod

Kyle went Solo after watching the Aztecs demolish the Gaels 74-49. Here are his thoughts.
Dec 23, 202017:53
Should the Aztecs Switch starting Point Guards?

Should the Aztecs Switch starting Point Guards?

I go solo in this episode and ramble about the BYU loss, Mitchell's big game, and if the starting lineup needs a change. Hit me up on twitter and let me know what you think.
Dec 22, 202024:57
Mailbag Episode!

Mailbag Episode!

In this Episode Kyle and I react to the ASU game, and then open up the mailbag and answer some questions. Keep sending them in as this was a fun episode!
Dec 16, 202044:19
34. Arizona State Preview w/ Dominic Stearn

34. Arizona State Preview w/ Dominic Stearn

In this episode Kyle and I are joined by Dominic Stearn of the East Village Times to talk about the game against Arizona State. Dom is a lifelong Aztecs fan but current ASU student, which gives him a unique perspective on the game. 
Dec 10, 202021:25
33. Pepperdine Reactions

33. Pepperdine Reactions

Kyle returns and gives his thoughts on how the season has started so far. Spoilers: He's pleased.
Dec 09, 202043:33
32. Early Season Thoughts

32. Early Season Thoughts

Kyle couldn't make it to this show, so I go it alone. My mind wasn't the most organized, but I just spit balled some thoughts I had through watching 2 games. I also look ahead to Pepperdine and very briefly at Arizona St.
Dec 03, 202022:49
31. UCLA Instant Reaction

31. UCLA Instant Reaction

Kyle jumped on the mic real quick to give his post game thoughts of the UCLA game. What a great start to the season by SDSU!
Nov 26, 202014:22
30. Schedule Thoughts/ UCLA Preview

30. Schedule Thoughts/ UCLA Preview

In this Episode Kyle and I start off by looking at the schedule as a whole, then transition to giving a preview of Wednesday's game against UCLA. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving everyone! 
Nov 25, 202036:11
29. Draft Reaction

29. Draft Reaction

Kyle goes solo in this one and gives his thoughts on the Toronto Raptors drafting Malachi Flynn with the 29th pick in the draft.
Nov 19, 202015:58
28. 2020-21 Roster Preview

28. 2020-21 Roster Preview

In this episode Kyle and I go over the players on the roster, what each one brings, and what their roles might be. We also go the over lineups we'd most like to see.
Nov 11, 202001:21:25
27. Malachi Flynn Draft Preview

27. Malachi Flynn Draft Preview

In the 27th episode of the Aztec Breakdown Podcast I make a new announcement. Kyle Kinslow will be joining me as a co host on the show. Kyle brings a lot of experience and knowledge and will hopefully help make the show more interesting for you as a listener. We spend the first episode talking about Malachi Flynn's draft status, what parts of his game will translate to the NBA, and where we'd like to see him go.
Nov 06, 202059:35
26. Mountain West Talk w/ Larry Muniz

26. Mountain West Talk w/ Larry Muniz

In this Episode I am joined by Larry Muniz of Mountain West Wire to talk about the conference as a whole. Topics include Boise State, Justin Bean, top shooters, and more. 
Aug 24, 202001:14:58
Offseason Update w/ Aztec Hoops Nation

Offseason Update w/ Aztec Hoops Nation

In this Episode I'm joined by Mike from Aztec Hoops Nation. We go over a lot of things that have happened so far this offseason. The new Aztec Stadium, players getting NIL rights, Incoming players, recruiting, and more.
May 30, 202001:03:44
24. Season Review

24. Season Review

I'm at a loss for words right now. In a way it still doesn't feel real that the season is over. To help fill the void of my silence I invited @advancedstats23 onto the show to talk about last season as well as the upcoming season.
Mar 23, 202049:10
23. Mailbag pt. 2, other random thoughts

23. Mailbag pt. 2, other random thoughts

In this episode I finish up the mailbag as well as address some topics I thought of over the week. The Utah State loss was tough, but I’m mostly avoiding it until I can look at the tape.
Mar 10, 202052:33
22. Mailbag Edition

22. Mailbag Edition

In this episode I asked for topics you guys wanted to hear about, and boy did I get some. I wasn’t able to cover all of them, but I got to most of them. They include Joe Lunardi’s latest bracket projection, the POY race, and more.
Mar 03, 202032:50
21. Where do we go from here?

21. Where do we go from here?

SDSU took their first loss of the season on Saturday night. In this episode I talk about the game and why I’m not worried yet.
Feb 25, 202039:29
20. 26-0

20. 26-0

I’m this episode I look at what each individual player can improve on before the tournament. After the break I look at UNLV.
Feb 18, 202053:20
19. Perspective

19. Perspective

I’m this episode I talk some about perspective, the AP Poll, and Malachi Flynn’s draft status. After the break I talk 1 in the East vs 2 in the west.
Feb 11, 202043:37
18. Air Force Preview

18. Air Force Preview

In this episode I talk about the AP Poll, how to use Nolan Narain, and drawing fouls. After the break I look ahead to Saturday’s game against Air Force.
Feb 04, 202037:16
17. New Mexico/Utah State Preview

17. New Mexico/Utah State Preview

In this episode I briefly go over the sad news of the weekend, followed by some Aztec football news, and Nathan Mensah's impact. After the break I look ahead to New Mexico and Utah State.
Jan 28, 202035:07
UNLV Preview W/ Jeffrey Waddilove

UNLV Preview W/ Jeffrey Waddilove

In this episode I talk about the teams IQ, and what they can improve on before March. After the Break I am joined by Jeffrey Waddilove who covers UNLV sports to talk about the upcoming game in Las Vegas. Game preview starts around the 20:00 mark.
Jan 22, 202057:44
Fresno St. and Nevada Preview

Fresno St. and Nevada Preview

In this episode I got a little talkative in the opening, started ranting a little bit, so I apologize for anyone who gets annoyed by it. After the break I look at last weeks games followed by looking at this weeks upcoming opponents.
Jan 14, 202037:39
Wyoming and Boise State Preview

Wyoming and Boise State Preview

In this episode I go over some stuff that is a little too complicated to do on twitter, such as thoughts on Trey Pulliam, How KenPom works, and if Malachi Flynn should be an All American. After the break I look at Wyoming and Boise State.
Jan 07, 202030:43
SD Christian/ Utah preview

SD Christian/ Utah preview

In this episode I go over some of the news that came out over the last week. Then I look at the upcoming opponents.
Dec 17, 201932:07
1/3rd Season Review

1/3rd Season Review

In this episode I go it alone, and rant for a little bit about the season so far.
Dec 10, 201946:41
Colorado State Preview

Colorado State Preview

In this episode I look at What the Aztecs have accomplished so far, as well as briefly look ahead to Colorado State and San Jose State. I was supposed to be joined by Justin Michael who covers Colorado State, but due to technical difficulties that didn’t happen. Hopefully you still enjoy listening.
Dec 03, 201939:19
Creighton Preview w/ Jon Nyatawa

Creighton Preview w/ Jon Nyatawa

In this episode I briefly talk about Yanni Wetzell, rebounding, and KJ Feagin. After the break I am joined by Jon Nyatawa to preview the game against Creighton. 
Nov 26, 201958:36
Aztecs Hot Start! W/ Aztec Hoops Nation

Aztecs Hot Start! W/ Aztec Hoops Nation

In this Episode I explain how the KenPom rankings work, and then I respond to a voice message. After the Break I am joined by Mike of @AztecHoopsNation to talk about the start of the season and if it is sustainable.
Nov 19, 201901:08:32
GCU Preview w/ Aztecs Coverage

GCU Preview w/ Aztecs Coverage

In this eisode I was joined by Tanner and AJ of Aztecs coverage. We went over the football loss against Nevada, then talked about the big time win over BYU, and ended looking at the upcoming game vs. Grand Canyon. Find AJ and Tanner on Twitter @aztecscoverage.
Nov 13, 201943:48
BYU preview

BYU preview

In this episode I go over what I saw in the UCSD exhibition and talk a little bit about the Texas Southern game. After that I am joined by Jake Hatch of Locked on Cougars and we look at the upcoming game between the Aztecs and BYU.
Nov 08, 201932:32
Secret Scrimmage Review/UCSD preview

Secret Scrimmage Review/UCSD preview

Talking about the results of the secret scrimmage vs. Point Loma Nazarene and the UCSD game coming up on Wednesday.
Oct 29, 201920:02
Media Day Review

Media Day Review

In this episode I talk about the news about possibly moving to a 20 game conference schedule as opposed to the current 18 game schedule. After the break I open up the mailbag.
Oct 21, 201922:51
What does the Data say about this season?

What does the Data say about this season?

In this episode I talk in detail about two different stats: POE and PIPM. I explain what they are and what they say about the upcoming season. Spoiler alert, it should be a good season. Not great, but good.
Oct 13, 201928:34
Recruiting Update w/ Aztec Hoops Nation

Recruiting Update w/ Aztec Hoops Nation

In this episode I'm joined by Mike from Aztec Hoops Nation to talk about the 2020 recruiting class. We also talked about Keshad Johnson since he hasn't played a game as an Aztec yet. Find the shuzviews episode we mention here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-41-san-diego-st-2020-commits-che-evans-jr-keith/id1456336783?i=1000450307943
Oct 06, 201942:50
Schedule breakdown

Schedule breakdown

In this episode I go game by game and predict the outcome of each game on the schedule.
Sep 29, 201901:05:29
SDSU season preview

SDSU season preview

In this episode I take a look at the entire roster for the Aztecs and go over some strengths and weaknesses of each player, what their role should be, etc.
Sep 20, 201901:19:30