Arizona State announced today that it will play a home-and-home football series against San Diego State in 2017 and 2018.â†µ
The Sun Devils would host the Aztecs, a team they have dominated over the history of the teams' head-to-head matchups, on Sept. 9, 2017 and the Aztecs would be the home team on Sept. 8, 2018.â†µ
“It is important for us to schedule home-home series with schools that are located in our geographical region,” ASU vice president of university athletics Lisa Love said in a statement from the university. “The city of San Diego is a destination that is very popular with our fans. San Diego State is a very nice addition to our future schedules, which already include Notre Dame, LSU, Wisconsin, Colorado, Missouri and Illinois among others.”
ASU and San Diego State have met 11 times in football. The Sun Devils hold a 10-0-1 advantage in the series, including a 4-0 record at home. ASU has won seven straight in the series, which dates back to 1934. The two schools tied, 27-27, in 1951 in San Diego.