Info & Stats: Former College Basketball Coach

All Topics: Decision to retire | Currently in the office of his Dentist | Time since retirement decision | Want to watch Brian Dutcher for a while | Time at San Diego State | Knew they could win in San Diego | Building the fan base in to what it is | Michigan | Rich East High School days | Kawhi Leonard | Kawhi was a winner | Kawhi’s mom

Apr 13th 2017

Steve on first seeing Kawhi Leonard in high school: “We saw a player who won.”

All Topics: Losing to No. 3 Arizona in the Maui Invitational | Using the Arizona loss as a teaching tool | Coaching young kids | These kids want to win | Losing Xavier Thames | Needing a little luck in the NCAA Tournament | The best team doesn’t always win the NCCA Tournament | Fans expectations | His first few season at San Diego State | Building the program | His drive | Having his son, Mark, on his staff |

Dec 2nd 2014

Steve on his 2014-15 squad: “They want to be talked about as one of the better teams in the country.”

All Topics: No. 7 in the AP Poll | Beating UNLV last weekend | Recruiting good kids that care about team | 16-1 on the season | Landing Josh Davis last summer | Knew they’d be a good team | From day one they’ve wanted to develop a program | Their home crowd | Arriving in March of 99 | Winning five games their first year | His enthusiasm | Being pretty even keeled | His wife not allowing him to get too off center | Learning to delegate | Beating Kansas in Lawrence |

Jan 20th 2014

Steve on their home crowd: “As good as there is in the country.”

Mar 18th 2013

All Topics: NCAA Tournament | 7 seed in the South region | Georgetown | You will play good people no matter where your seed is | College Basketball today | Oklahoma being coached by his good friend Lon Kruger | Would rather not play Lon, he’s a true friend | His relationship with Lon | Mountain West Conference getting 5 teams in the tournament | Taking San Diego State over in 1999 | The mood around town towards the program | The fans expect greatness here now | 1989 National Title |

Steve on the NCAA Tournament: “You’re going to play good people no matter where your seed is.”

Mar 21, 2011:

Steve on facing Kemba Walker: “He really is good and makes you nervous.”

Feb 22, 2011:

Steve on BYU’s Jimmer Fredette: “Have never seen a better scorer.”


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