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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Deshawn Delaney equaled his career in points with 22 and Hugh Greenwood added 14 to help New Mexico overcome an early deficit Wednesday night in a 76-55 win over Central Arkansas.
Greenwood went 4-of-6 on 3-pointers, while Delaney added a career-high 13 rebounds for his second career double-double.
The Bears (0-9) went up 16-7 midway through the first half...
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7 days ago
In a story about Louisiana-Monroe and New Mexico men's college basketball, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Louisiana-Monroe had never beaten a Mountain West team. The Warhawks defeated Nevada on Dec. 30, 1986.
A corrected version of the story is below:
By GLEN ROSALES
One or even two games might be a seen as a fluke, but for a third-straight outing...
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10 days ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Deshawn Delaney continued his strong play for New Mexico, scoring 15 points Saturday night to lead the Lobos to a 54-46 win over Louisiana-Monroe.
Delaney has scored 54 points in the past three games-by far the most-productive of his career.
Nick Coppola scored nine to lead the Warhawks (4-4).
New Mexico (6-3) trailed for much of the first half before Hugh...
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11 days ago
Valparaiso’s seven-game winning streak came to a close on Saturday night as the biggest non-conference game since 2006 lived up to the expectations. The New Mexico Lobos defeated the Crusaders 63-46 at the ARC.
“It was disappointing performance for us,” coach Bryce Drew said. “Their length and the athleticism was too much to handle.”
Photo: John J. Watkins / nwitimes.com...
On Friday night the San Diego State Aztecs and New Mexico Lobos will be facing off against one another in a match-up of two Mountain West schools.
Entering this game both San Diego State and New Mexico find themselves 2-3.
Coverage of the game between the San Diego State Aztecs and New Mexico Lobos will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 9:30 pm ET from University Stadium in...
Arizona State Sun Devils will travel to take on the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday.
No. 17 Arizona State (1-0) will take on New Mexico (0-1) coverage of which will air on CBS Sports Network beginning at 7:00 pm ET from University Stadium in Albuquerque, NM.
The Odds: The Arizona State Sun Devils are a 25 point favorite against the New Mexico Lobos. The over/under for this contest is...
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]
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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...
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.
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...
University of New Mexico running back Crusoe Gongbay has been arrested along with two other men after allegedly gang raping a woman in a car. The RB is being charged with rape and kidnapping. Here are the details from KRQE.com:
“Officers were dispatched to the Casa dorms, they met with a female, they subsequently took her to the same unit the sexual assault nurses examiner...
The Associated Press is reporting that University of New Mexico running back Crusoe Gongbay has been arrested for rape and has been suspended from the team.
The 20-year-old turned himself in to campus police.
Lobos head coach Bob Davie says he’s aware of the allegations, and suspended the junior indefinitely because of the serious nature of the charges.
KOB-TV reports that Gongbay...
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...
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...
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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.
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...
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...
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February 01, 2014
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 (...
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