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NEW MEXICO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Governor donates $10K to UNM hoops star’s cancer charity

Breast cancer is a very personal topic for University of New Mexico basketball star Hugh Greenwood. His mother is battling the disease, and just last week, Greenwood called out a Twitter troll who made horrific jokes about his mom’s illness as the source of motivation behind a 22-point, eight-rebound performance in a win over UNLV. Greenwood’s decision to admonish the Twitter...
Via College Spun
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico Lobos Football Players React To Brand New Weight Room

I think it’s safe to say that these guys are excited. It may not be on Alabama’s level, but it’s a hell of an upgrade and the football team loves it. [YouTube] The post New Mexico Lobos Football Players React To Brand New Weight Room appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico center Alex Kirk to play on Cavs’ Summer League team

Alex Kirk, a 7-foot center out of New Mexico, will play for the Cavs team in the Las Vegas Summer League next month. Basketball Insider’s Alex Kennedy reported the news earlier on Friday. The junior center averaged 13.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks for the Lobos this past season. Kirk was ranked No. 87 in the draft class by ESPN Insider’s Chad Ford. In his scouting report...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Elijah Brown Transfers From Butler To New Mexico

Elijah Brown has transferred from Butler to New Mexico. Brown will have three years of eligibility remaining after sitting out in 14-15. Brown is the son of Mike Brown. With Kendall Williams out of eligibility and Hugh Greenwood being a senior next season, the addition of Brown is an important one for New Mexico head coach Craig Neal.
Via RealGM
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

College football team suspends accused rapist!

In a move that is sure to send seismic waves across the college football landscape, the University of New Mexico suspended a player accused of rape on Tuesday. That player is Lobos running back Crusoe Gongbay, who seems like he could have gotten by in life on cool name alone. Unfortunately, that is no longer possible. Gongbay turned himself in to campus police as he and another man...
Via Rumors and Rants
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did New Mexico Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the New Mexico Lobos were given a 7-seed in the South-region. They are coached by Craig Neal and hail from the Mountain West Conference. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against Stanford in St. Louis on Friday.  Why: New Mexico finished the regular season...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Faces of March: Cameron Bairstow

This is the final installment of our Faces of March series, in which we profile five players currently under the national radar who could become breakout stars of the NCAA tournament. Previous profiles include: Grant Gibbs, Creighton Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin Zach LaVine, UCLA Ryan Harrow, Georgia State NCAA tournament games are often about matchups, or a collision of styles between...
Via The Sports Post
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah St.-New Mexico Preview

New Mexico has to navigate three more games before a potential title-deciding showdown in the Mountain West Conference. Fresh off a significant upset, the 25th-ranked Lobos will try to sail through the first of those contests Tuesday night against struggling Utah State. New Mexico (21-5, 12-2) moved into a tie for the Mountain West lead with a 58-44 victory over then-No. 6 San...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bairstow, New Mexico upsets No. 6 SDSU

Cameron Bairstow scored 26 points, including 10 during a second-half run that led New Mexico to a 58-44 victory over No. 6 San Diego State on Saturday night.
Via Philly Sports Live
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico Lobos season preview

Last season, the New Mexico Lobos equaled their win total from 2012 of just three victories on the season. The Lobos will look to improve under the third season with head coach Bob Davie.While the offense did have some highlights, the fourth overall ranked rushing game will take a hit with the loss of running back Kasey Carrier and center captain Dillon Farrell, both to graduation...
Via College Football Universe
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bairstow leads New Mexico past San Jose St 72-47

After missing the past two games with a shin injury, New Mexico post Alex Kirk showed little rust in scoring 13 points in 19 minutes Saturday against San Jose State . His return helped the Lobos to a 72-47 win over the Spartans, their 10th straight loss. ''It was great to have Alex back with the team,'' said New Mexico coach Craig Neal. ''He looked really...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico's strong finish tops San Jose St, 69-65

Kendall Williams scored 10 straight New Mexico points to power the Lobos to a 69-65 win over San Jose State Saturday night. Williams' 3-pointer with three minutes left gave New Mexico a 61-60 lead and his layup with under a minute left gave the Lobos the lead for good, 65-63. Rashad Muhammad's 3-pointer with 1:30 left pulled San Jose State even, 63-63, but the Spartans did not...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico Discovers Raised Rim In Game At Wyoming

Wyoming basketball has been excellent at its home arena this year, posting an 8-1 record heading into last night’s game against New Mexico.  The Lobos may have discovered the reason for the Cowboys’ home court advantage: NO WAY!!!! The Lobos said something about the rim for the 2nd half…and they wee right…it was high. They just adjusted it #GoLobos #MWBB — UNMHoops (...
Via College Spun
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bairstow, New Mexico top Colorado State 80-73

Cameron Bairstow scored New Mexico's first seven points and equaled his career high with 29 points while also grabbing a career-high 14 rebounds to help push the Lobos to an 80-73 win over Colorado State on Saturday. Kendall Williams added 22 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for New Mexico in its Mountain West opener, while Daniel Bejarano scored a career-high 25 for the...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Kansas hopes to stop the bleeding against New Mexico

After a stretch of uneven performances, Andrew Wiggins is starting to look like the can't-miss prospect he was touted as going into college. For Kansas to turn things around, though, the freshman phenom will need some help. The 13th-ranked Jayhawks look for just their second win in five games Saturday night, when they'll face New Mexico in Kansas City in the schools'...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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