SDSU Aztecs advance to the Final Four in the NCAA March Madness Bracket

The team defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Creighton Bluejays.

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This weekend was a slam dunk for the San Diego State University Aztecs. On Friday, the team defeated the No. 1 seeded Alabama Crimson Tide 71-64 in the NCAA Tournament.

Two SDSU Aztec players embrace after a down-to-the-buzzer victory.

There’s plenty of happiness in March Madness.

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This allowed the team to advance to the Elite Eight in the March Madness bracket. Yesterday, they faced the Creighton Bluejays in a nail-biter game. With 1.2 seconds left on the clock and a tied score, Darrion Trammell shot a game-winning free throw, giving the Aztecs a 57-56 victory.

This is Aztecs history, and was the program’s first-ever appearance in the Elite Eight — they’d only been in the Sweet 16 twice before. Now, history continues as the team will get its first shot in the Final Four.

Next stop: NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, to face the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday, April 1, 3:09 p.m., in the Final Four.

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