Saint Louis (27-6) faces New Mexico State in the Round of 64 in San Jose. BillikenReport.com watched four of the Aggies games and created a detailed scouting report of what to expect.
New Mexico State coach Marvin Menzies watched video of Saint Louis all week, and a common theme kept showing up on every play he analyzed: Rick Majerus.
More than three months since his death, Majerus' style still lives on through his players.
Saint Louis (27-6) will be looking to carry on the memory of the affable and animated coach in the way he so often made his mark in...
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March 20, 2013
New Mexico State coach Marvin Menzies watched video of Saint Louis all week, and a common theme kept showing up on every play he analyzed.
''You can see Rick Majerus all over them, throughout the fiber of how they play,'' said Menzies, who coached against Majerus' Utah teams while at San Diego State from 1999 to 2003. ''There's no question that they...
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March 20, 2013
Dwayne Evans scored 24 points, Cody Ellis added 12 points and fourth-seeded Saint Louis overwhelmed New Mexico State 64-44 in the second round of the NCAA tournament Thursday.
Playing through the death of Rick Majerus in December, Saint Louis reached another mark for its late coach. The Billikens (28-6) eclipsed the 1988-89 team's school record of 27 victories.
Evans shot 11...
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March 21, 2013
Saint Louis (28-6) received yet another huge performance from junior forward Dwayne Evans, as his 24 points led the Billikens over New Mexico State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
New Mexico State coach Marvin Menzies congratulated and consoled his players in the locker room following another season that included a Western Athletic Conference title and NCAA tournament berth.
Coping with another opening-game loss could take more time.
Bandja Sy had 17 points and nine rebounds in the lone bright spot of a horrendous shooting performance, and the 13th-seeded...
New Mexico State is expected to announce that its football program has found a new home.
Sun Belt Conference and school officials say both sides are scheduled Wednesday to announce that the Aggies will accept an invitation to join the Sun Belt Conference in 2014. The move comes after the Western Athletic Conference gave up trying to field a football league in 2013.
New Mexico State...
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March 27, 2013
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico State is expected to announce that its football program has found a new home.
Sun Belt Conference and school officials say both sides are scheduled Wednesday to announce that the Aggies will accept an invitation to join the Sun Belt Conference in 2014. The move comes after the Western Athletic Conference gave up trying to field a football league...
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TraShaun Nixon of New Mexico State is another talented JUCO transfer looking to make a statement in his senior season, before heading off, hopefully, to a long NFL career. A linebacker for the Aggies of New Mexico State of the WAC Conference. In his first season at NM State, the Oxnard, CA native quite literally exploded onto the scene, with 96 tackles (9.5 for loss), 3 sacks, an...
On Monday, college athletic programs across the nation swapped conferences to much jubilation.
There was the ACC announcement.
There was the American Conference debut.
There was Conference USA additions.
There was the Mountain West welcome.
Then there was New Mexico State. No big announcements and little to celebrate as the Aggies will spend the 2013 season...
The New Mexico State Aggies have upgraded arguably been the most boring helmets in all of college football with these new Pistol Pete lids.
The New Mexico State Aggies unveiled their new helmet for the 2013-2014 season on Wednesday. On the helmet they have a great image of their mascot, Pistol Pete, as well as some pistols running through the stripe down the middle. It’s a very creative and well done helmet. No word on whether they will have new jerseys to go with the new bucket for next year.
Photo: Terry Umbenhaur
So, on the 40 acres, Longhorn fans are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1963 National Championship team. They start off facing the Aggies of New Mexico State, who came off of a 1-11 campaign in the 2012 season.
That lone win? It was against Sacramento State, of the FCS’s-own Big Sky Conference. The best thing for the Big Sky? North Dakota hockey. Let...
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The season opener against New Mexico State is three days away and Longhorn fans everywhere are anxious to see how the team will show on Saturday at DKR. Join Big Mike, Matt and AC as they talk with Sam Wasson from bleedcrimson.net to get the lowdown on the New Mexico State football team.
“Mack Brown in Galveston” calls in at the 1:40 mark and...
You won't find it on TV and it's occurring in the middle of a desert wasteland, but there is apparently a game on Saturday. BTN2GO will be showing the game, so you can watch on your computer or if you're extra fancy like me you'll plug your laptop into your TV for maximum enjoyment.
Unless you've medicated away the memory, and lord knows we've all tried...
The last time we visited college football's Bottom 5, we had the New Mexico State Aggies just outside, hopefully holding them at bay, giving them the benefit of the doubt. No more. Sorry Aggies, you belong here. You are who we thought you were, and we are NOT letting you off the hook.We also have some epic showdowns coming up that could determine if some teams are finally able...
LAS CRUCES SUN - New Mexico State University will now offer incentives for students to attend home football games and stay to the end.
President Garrey Carruthers and members of the local community chipped in for the prizes -- $2,000, $250 and a VIP parking pass -- to help raise student attendance numbers. Only donated funds, no tuition or state funds, will be used for the program...
Football fans can be notorious for jumping on and off the bandwagon as their team rises and falls. However, when the team in question has not risen in some time--like New Mexico State--it can be kind of hard to get fans to jump back on the wagon.
But the folks in Albuquerque may have figured out a way to get the students to stay--bribery.
If the question is whether the New Mexico State Aggies football team is “tough enough to wear pink”, well, I guess we have our answer. The Aggies will be wearing bright pink jerseys for cancer awareness on October 19th against Rice. The jerseys are part of a campaign the school runs each year.
Tough enough to wear pink! Game uniforms are unveiled. #TEWP #NMSU #AGGIES pic.twitter...
You've probably seen college and NFL players with pink towels, pink shoes and pink gloves for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Schools have had fans "pink out" stadiums, and even NFL refs have been throwing pink flags.
But New Mexico State is taking it a step further.
The Aggies unveiled pinks jerseys on Tuesday for their game against Rice on Oct. 19.
Kevin Aronis, G, Sr
Aronis played two seasons at Santa Rosa Junior College before transferring to New Mexico State.
Ian Baker, G, Fr
Enrolled at NMSU out of Arlington Country Day High School in Jacksonville, FL.
Remi Barry, F, Jr
From Paris, France. Enrolled at Del Oro High School (Loomis, CA) which eventually led to infractions being leveled against Saint Mary...
The shocking day of college football continued this afternoon. After Tennessee beat 11th ranked South Carolina and Vanderbilt beat 15th ranked Georgia, 24th ranked Auburn beat 7th overall Texas A&M with a late touchdown. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel did his best to beat Auburn, putting up 454 passing yards and 48 rushing yards with 5 total touchdowns. However, Auburn...
New Mexico State is bad. Really bad.
So when FCS Abilene Christian came to town on Saturday, the Aggies appeared to be in good shape to get their first win of the season.
Instead, they did almost everything they could to remain as one of college football's worst teams.
ACU fought back in the final minute with a touchdown to trim their deficit to 34-29 with 19 seconds remaining...
A sign of a well coached and mature team is the ability to take every game and every opponent seriously. New Mexico State is struggling, but this game is important for BC. We need to play well and come out with the win. Let's hope we stay focused. Leave your comments and thoughts below.You can also follow me on twitter.