NEW MEXICO RUMORS & GOSSIP
Alex Kirk has left New Mexico to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft.
Kirk, a seven-foot redshirt junior, averaged 13.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks in 32.0 minutes per game this season.
New Mexico center Alex Kirk will forgo his senior season and declare for the NBA Draft, sources told CBSSports.com.
Kirk, a 7-foot center, averaged 13.3 points and 8.7 rebounds this past season for the Lobos. He had a couple of monster games throughout the season, including a 32-point, 11-rebound, five-block performance against Massachusetts. However, he did struggle offensively...
Let's get less physical. That was the aim of new NCAA basketball rules this season. But you can't legislate against the broad shoulders and bulk power Cameron Bairstow displayed as he seemed to fill up a hallway just walking Thursday into the locker room area at the Scottrade Center.
When Bairstow enrolled at the University of New Mexico as a freshman he was 6-9 and about...
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...
Lobo Coach Craig Neal has his first championship ring as New Mexico's head man. His New Mexico Lobos also have some Mountain West jewerly.
And senior Cameron Bairstow has a MVP trophy.
“It was very special to me,” Neal said of his first title as a head coach. “I’ve told my guys that they’ll always be my favorite team because they were my first team."
Senior forward Cameron Bairstow was one of 15 players named a finalist for the Oscar Robertson Trophy by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. Members of the association's board of directors chose the finalists and the entire 975-member USBWA will vote on the awards as well as the annual All-America and All-District teams. The ballots will be distributed Sunday evening and...
The New Mexico Lobos come to Reno as big favorites in the second
matchup of the year against the Wolf Pack, after beating them 90-72 in
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
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.
Name: Cameron Bairstow Age: 23 School: New Mexico
Height: 6’9 Weight: 250 Projected Position: PF
2013-14 Stats (as of 1/25/14):
20.3 ppg, 6.9 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.4 bpg, 1.8 tpg (31.8 minutes per game)
56.3 FG%, 74.4 FT%, 61.9 TS%, 56.3 eFG%
28.9 USG%, 8.7 ORB%, 15.3 DREB%, 12.2 TRB%
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 (...
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'...
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season. We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters...
Craig Neal, associate head for the New Mexico Lobos under
former head coach Steve Alford for the past six years, has accepted
coaching position at UNM the school announced by a brief press
Tuesday afternoon.Alford's abrupt
departure Saturday, when he was announced as the new head coach of
Bruins - replacing Ben Howland at the Los Angeles-based school.
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There’s a big difference between a journalist and your run-of-the-mill blogger — objectivity. While journalists (generally) abide by an ethical code that’s maintained to keep the integrity of their work, bloggers tend to get emotionally involved with their subject.
Case in point is Dennis Latta, a New Mexico Lobos beat writer for Loboland.com.
According to Latta, he’s been...