The Aztec Breakdown Podcast
The Aztec Breakdown Podcast Mar 23, 2023
In this episode Kyle, Jakob and Tron discuss their favorite things about the Final 4. We then discuss the ramifications for the program after it's first real appearance in the national spotlight. Finally the team talks about new Aztec Reese Dixon-Waters and who else could be joining the program.
WE'RE GOING TO THE NATTY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
PupCast: Appreciating the ride.
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!
The Aztecs are Going to the Final FOUR
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!
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.
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.
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.
The Eye Test: Conference Champs Ready to Dance
PupCast: What’s the worst that could happen?
PupCast: Looking deeper at Charleston
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.
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.
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.
PupCast: Awards and tourney preview
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PupCast: Tron looks at Utah St and tournament seeding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Eye Test: Episode 3
PupCast: Air Force recap and Dutcher’s ideal offense.
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.
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.
PupCast: where does the team go after the New Mexico loss
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.
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.
The Eye Test: Episode 2
PupCast: Never just one thing
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.
Pod 2 of our January 5th Doubleheader
Come for the mailbag questions and Wyoming preview, stay for Kyle's take on UNLV fans.
The Eye Test: Episode 1
PupCast: Tron looks at the UNLV win and why it’s encouraging in the long term
UNLV Recap and Aztecs for Life Updates
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.
Christmas edition PupCast
Disappointment in Phoenix
Change the starting lineup?
Quarter Season Check-In
Live from Maui: Day 2
Live from Maui: Day 1 (take 2)
Live from Maui: Day 0
PupCast: Aztecs take down Stanford and the MW has some surprising results.
PupCast: Tron talks football and basketball success
Conference realignment and BYU preview
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.
PupCast: Tron talks about the SDC exhibition
PupCast: football meltdown, conference realignment, basketball is here!
Introducing Austin Bolton
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.
Secret scrimmage PupCast
2023 Roster Preview
In this episode Kyle and Tron go over what they think the strengths and weaknesses of the roster are.
Tron’s favorite lineup
Mayden the savior.
Basketball Season Excitement
Kyle and Tron go over their feelings for the season, and the players they're most looking forward to watching.
Hecklinski fired, Lindsey hired
CSU Rams basketball preview
Non conference schedule
Off season Wyoming preview
First look conference schedule
What could go wrong this season?’
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.
Season recap w/ Tron
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.
First thoughts on Creighton
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
UC Riverside recap
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.
UCLA Scrimmage recap
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.
Season Preview w/ Justin Michael
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Big 12 News/Swish update
Aztec Committments leave weird roster
Season Wrap Up Show
NCAA Tourney Bound!!!
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.
Conference Tournament Preview
Who should be conference POY?
Some of it is outdated after Boise St. lost to Fresno shortly after we recorded. Still a good listen regardless.
Boise St series Preview
Fresno state preview
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.
New Mexico Series Cancelled
Air Force Series recap
Frustration with a side of hope
Kyle's Back!/Utah State Preview
Conference Season has started
Colorado State Preview/ Mailbag Pt. 2
St. Mary's Reaction Pod
Should the Aztecs Switch starting Point Guards?
34. Arizona State Preview w/ Dominic Stearn
33. Pepperdine Reactions
32. Early Season Thoughts
31. UCLA Instant Reaction
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!
29. Draft Reaction
28. 2020-21 Roster 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.
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.
Offseason Update w/ Aztec Hoops Nation
24. Season Review
23. Mailbag pt. 2, other random thoughts
22. Mailbag Edition
21. Where do we go from here?
18. Air Force Preview
17. New Mexico/Utah State Preview
UNLV Preview W/ Jeffrey Waddilove
Fresno St. and Nevada Preview
Wyoming and Boise State Preview
SD Christian/ Utah preview
1/3rd Season Review
Colorado State Preview
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.
Aztecs Hot Start! W/ Aztec Hoops Nation
GCU Preview w/ Aztecs Coverage
Secret Scrimmage Review/UCSD preview
Media Day Review
What does the Data say about this season?
Recruiting Update w/ Aztec Hoops Nation
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