Zylan Cheatham
Zylan  Cheatham


Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
South Mountain High

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 220




Men’s Basketball Picked to Win MW by USA Today

M. Hoops picked to win MW by USA Today


#AztecMBB to Face California in Sacramento

#AztecMBB to face California in Sacramento


2016-17 #AztecMBB Preseason Prospectus

2016-17 SDSU Men's Basketball preseason prospectus


McGrane: New Testing has SDSU on Top of its Game

McGrane: New testing has SDSU on top of its game


#AztecMBB Falls to George Washington in NIT Semifinal

#AztecMBB falls to George Washington in NIT semis


SDSU vs. George Washington

NIT Semifinals March 29, 2016


Nevada vs San Diego State

Nevada vs San Diego State


San Diego State Dominates UNLV, 92-56

Aztecs 92, Runnin' Rebels 56


Boise State @ San Diego State

Boise State @ San Diego State


San Diego 73, Wyoming 61

Photos from San Diego State @ Wyoming on February 24, 2016.

Bio entering 2016-17

As A Redshirt Freshman (2015-16 Season)
MW Rankings: 20th in rebounding
NCAA Rankings: 247th in free throw attempts
Played in all 38 games and started 26 games... Averaged 7.9 points and 5.4 rebounds in 20.8 minutes... Posted 36 assists, 26 blocked shots and 22 steals... Ranked third on the team in rebounding and blocked shots, fourth in scoring and fifth in steals... Was second on the team in free-throw percentage (.716)... Had 10 double-digit scoring games (SDSU was 8-2), six double-figuring rebounding efforts and two double-doubles... Led the team in scoring twice, rebounding 11 times and assists four times... His 111 free throws and 155 free throw attempts set a SDSU freshman record... Shot a team-best 58.8 percent from the floor (10-17) and was 6-for-7 from the free throw line in four NIT games... Over his final six games, he shot 66.7 percent (16-24) from the field... Posted 13 points, a team-high eight rebounds and two assists vs. San Diego Christian (11-18-15)... Started his first career game and nearly missed a double-double with nine points and a team-high eight rebounds vs. East Carolina (11-23-15)... Posted his first double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds vs. No. 14/13 California (11-26-15)... Led the team in scoring for the first time with 16 points vs. Biola (12-7-15)... Recorded a career-high 11 rebounds and had a career-high two steals vs. Grand Canyon (12-18-15)... Led the team in scoring (12), rebounding (8) and assists (career-high 4) vs. No. 2/3 Kansas (12-22-15)... Went 5-for-7 from the field for the second straight game and made a career-high seven free throws before finishing with a career-high 17 points vs. San José State (1-6-16)... Shared team-high honors with Winston Shepard as both had 10 rebounds at Boise State (1-16-16)... Had a double-double off the bench with 11 points (7-7 FT) and 10 rebounds at Nevada (1-26-16)... Blocked a career-high four shots to go with nine points and a team-high nine rebounds at Fresno State (2-10-16)... Matched his career high with two steals, while adding nine points, four rebounds, one assist and two blocked shots in a career-high 30 minutes at New Mexico (3-1-16)... Had a team-high 10 rebounds in 24 minutes off the bench vs. UNLV (3-5-16)... Finished with 11 points and a career-high two steals vs. Nevada (3-11-16) in the MW semifinals... Led the team with 10 rebounds vs. George Washington (3-29-16) in the semifinals of the NIT.

As A Redshirt (2014-15 Season)
Suffered a foot injury in the summer and underwent surgery upon his arrival on campus... Rehabilitated his foot before deciding to redshirt on Jan. 13... Practiced with the team and traveled to a majority of the road dates.

High School
Earned four stars and a No. 78 rating on the Rivals 150... No. 88 on the ESPN 100... ESPN.com gave him four stars and a scout grade of 82... ESPN.com also listed him as the second-best player in the state of Arizona, 14th in the region and 20th at the power forward position... 247Sports.com rated him the 71st-best player nationally, No. 13 at power forward and No. 2 in Arizona in its composite rankings... Helped South Mountain to a 17-10 record and a spot in the state playoffs his senior season... Voted to the 2013-14 American Family Insurance Division II All-State Second Team as selected by azcentral.com.

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