Steve Fisher revived his career, SDSU

San Diego State coach overcame a messy exit at Michigan and has Aztecs relevant

Originally Published: February 11, 2014
By Myron Medcalf | ESPN.com

SAN DIEGO -- Forget assistant coaches. When Steve Fisher arrived at San Diego State in 1999, he needed a priest.

That was the only way to secure the attention of a community filled with San Diego Chargers and Padres fans. Because back then, it would've taken a miracle to boost an Aztecs program that hadn't earned a trip to the NCAA tournament since 1985. Only a higher power could draw men and women to Viejas Arena when sunbathing was clearly a better option than buying a ticket to watch ...

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