SDSU vs Nevada Basketball: Game Preview, Matchup Analysis, and Predictions

The No. 24 San Diego State University (SDSU) Aztecs are set to face off against Nevada in what promises to be an intense matchup on Friday at the Lawlor Events Center in Reno, Nevada. The game will be broadcasted on CBSSN and 760-AM, with tip-off at 5 p.m.

SDSU currently holds an impressive 18-5 record, with a solid 7-3 conference standing. Conversely, Nevada boasts an equally impressive 18-5 record but sits at 5-4 in conference play. The Aztecs have historically dominated the series, leading 25-7, and have won 10 of the last 11 meetings between the two teams.

In their last meeting, the Aztecs emerged victorious with a 71-59 win at Viejas Arena. However, they have struggled in previous matchups at the Lawlor Events Center, sporting a 6-5 record at the venue. Last year, they suffered a 75-66 loss at the hands of Nevada on their home court.

The Aztecs are coming off a triumphant 77-63 win against Air Force and will be looking to secure another crucial victory on the road. With Coach Brian Dutcher experimenting with different lineups, the team’s strategy against Nevada’s towering lineup remains to be seen.

Nevada, on the other hand, is riding high after a remarkable 77-63 upset win over No. 22 Utah State. The Wolf Pack will be banking on their dynamic guards Kenan Blackshear and Jarod Lucas, along with the emergence of 6-9 sophomore Nick Davidson, who has been putting up impressive numbers in recent games.

As the Aztecs gear up to face the Wolf Pack in what is projected to be a close game, the stage is set for an electrifying matchup between two formidable teams in the Mountain West Conference.

After facing Nevada, SDSU will take on Colorado State on Tuesday in another highly anticipated clash, as the Aztecs continue their quest for conference supremacy.

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