SDSU Men's Basketball Notebook

Garrett Green and the Aztecs open the season Friday against Bryant.

Nov. 10, 2011

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego State men's basketball team opens its 2011-12 slate this Friday as it plays host to the Basketball Travelers Classic at Viejas Arena. Here you will find notes about the weekend along with some other information.

Friday, November 11, 2011
UC Davis vs. Southern Utah - 4:30 p.m. PT
Bryant at San Diego State - 7:30 p.m. PT

Prior to the Bryant at SDSU game, San Diego State will unveil three banners in the Viejas Arena rafters. There will be a banner honoring the 2011 Mountain West regular-season championship, the MWC tournament title and the Aztecs' appearance in the NCAA Sweet 16.

Saturday, November 12, 2011
Bryant vs. UC Davis - 4:30 p.m. PT
Southern Utah at San Diego State - 7:30 p.m. PT

Prior to the Southern Utah at San Diego State game, SDSU will present head coach Steve Fisher with his Naismith National Coach of the Year award.

Sunday, November 13, 2011
Southern Utah vs. Bryant - noon PT
UC Davis at San Diego State - 3 p.m. PT

Prior to the UC Davis at SDSU game, the Aztecs will present former San Diego State standout forward Kawhi Leonard with his All-America award and his Mountain West championship ring. Last spring, Leonard was the 15th overall pick in the NBA Draft.

Ticket Update
Fewer than 600 tickets remain for Friday's season-opening game against Bryant and similar quantities remain for the Saturday and Sunday contests. That being said, there are some great seats still available. For example, on Thursday morning, a pair of tickets in the eighth row remained for the opener. Tickets are available 24 hours a day at

In addition, for the first time, San Diego State fans...
TicketExchange is the official secondary ticket market for San Diego State athletics. Fans have the opportunity to purchase seats from SDSU season ticket holders for all games throughout the season. Ticket prices are determined by the seller. As of Thursday morning, approximately 100 tickets were available on the site, starting at $22.

This weekend Viejas Arena Ticket Office opens at...
Friday: Noon PT (Qualcomm Stadium Window E: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PT)
Saturday: Noon PT
Sunday: 9 a.m. PT

Early Predictions
San Diego State is the first team out of the 2012 NCAA Tournament, according to's Bracketology and ranked No. 46 nationally in ESPN's Power Rankings.

Golden Voices
San Diego State plays at No. 12/12 Baylor on ESPN at 1 p.m. CT Tuesday afternoon. Brent Musburger will call the action, along with Fran Fraschilla.

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