John David Wicker, senior associate athletic director at San Diego State University, is among the department’s staff engaged in the its role as host school when Viejas Arena holds games for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

John David Wicker, senior associate athletic director at San Diego State University, is among the department’s staff engaged in the its role as host school when Viejas Arena holds games for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Photo by Melissa Jacobs.

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