Fisher Named National Coach of the Year

San Diego State's men's basketball team reached unbelievable heights.

For his efforts, head coach Steve Fisher was named the Naismith Coach of the Year. It's the highest honor a college basketball coach can earn.

“I am honored to receive one of the highest awards that can be bestowed upon a coach,” Fisher said. “When you look at the history, tradition and previous winners you realize that this is a special award. As I have said all along, this is a team sport and I am grateful to our student-athletes and assistant coaches, which have placed our team in a position to receive national recognition. I am truly humbled.”

The Aztecs went 34-3 and won their first two NCAA Tournament games.

Under Fisher the program has enjoyed six straight seasons of at least 20 wins.


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