Thursday February 12th, 2015

Tony Gwynn, the basketball star, was remembered Wednesday night. That's right, basketball. 

Gwynn, who passed away in June after a battle with cancer, was a beloved figure during his Hall-of-Fame baseball career with the San Diego Padres. Gwynn was also a good basketball player in his college days, when he played both sports at San Diego State. 

The Aztecs' all-time leader in assists was honored with a banner in the stands during the game Wednesday night, and players wore warmup shirts with Gwynn's name and famous No. 24 on the back in the pregame. 

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Gwynn was a two-time Western Athletic Conference all-conference second-team honoree in his basketball days, and is the only player in league history to make all-conference teams in two sports. The Aztecs will honor Gwynn again Friday when his baseball jersey is retired.  

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