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Who is San Diego State playing in the Sweet 16 of the 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket?

The Aztecs has won their second round matchup and has advanced to the Sweet 16. We take a look at who their next opponent will be in 2023 March Madness.

Furman v San Diego State
Matt Bradley of the San Diego State Aztecs moves the ball against Marcus Foster of the Furman Paladins during the first half in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Amway Center on March 18, 2023 in Orlando, Florida.
Photo by Lance King/Getty Images

Update: No. 5 San Diego State will face No. 1 Alabama in the Sweet 16 on Friday. The Crimson Tide obliterated No. 8 Maryland in their second-round matchup on Saturday.

The No. 5 San Diego State Aztecs took care of the No. 13 Furman Paladins Saturday in the second round of the 2023 NCAA tournament, booking a trip to the Sweet 16. The Aztecs are the first team in the Sweet 16 this year. Here’s a look at who they will face in that round next week.

2023 March Madness bracket

Who is San Diego State playing in Sweet 16?

The Aztecs will face the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide in the Sweet 16 round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament. The game will take place next Friday at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. The tip-off time will be announced on Sunday.

This will mark the first time San Diego State has faced either of the two teams. The Aztecs have twice been to the Sweet 16, earning a spot in 2011 and 2014. They have never advanced beyond that round.