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7'5 center Sim Bhullar will declare for NBA Draft, according to report

The New Mexico State big man does not project to be a top pick, but his size alone should get him some looks. New Mexico State sophomore Sim Bhullar will forgo his remaining two years of eligibility and enter the NBA Draft, Scout.com's John Gershon is reporting. The towering 7'5 center showed value for the Aggies the last two seasons, but only in spurts. He's been a consistent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 32

In this week's edition of New Mexico State Sports Weekly, football coach Doug Martin previews what fans can expect in Saturday'€™s spring game, equestrian coach Robin Morris-Walters gives an update on her team'€™s quest for a national title, and softball coach coach Kathy Rodolph discusses her team'€™s record-setting weekend plus previews the rest of the season. Plus updates...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is Sim Bhullar and why is he declaring for the NBA Draft?

Photo is courtesy of http://www.sbnation.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Every year once the college basketball season is over, we prepare ourselves for the next crop of early exits from the college game to the NBA. There was no surprise when Andrew Wiggins said he was...
Via In The Neutral Zone
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Long ball leads Arizona softball to sweep

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona softball hit nine home runs in two games, three off the bat of Courtney Rodriguez, to sweep a doubleheader against New Mexico State at Hillenbrand Stadium Wednesday night, 13-3 (5 innings) in game one and 13-7 in the nightcap. Sophomore outfielder Courtney Rodriguez did not have a home run and had hit just nine extra base hits in her 163 career at-bats entering...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State’s Sim Bhullar declares for NBA Draft

Photo: Steve Dykes / Getty Images New Mexico State center Sim Bhullar is declaring for the 2014 NBA Draft and foregoing his final two years of college eligibility, the school announced Friday. Bhullar, a 7’5″ sophomore center, averaged 10.4 points, 7.8 rebounds and  a WAC-best 3.4 blocks in 26.3 minutes per game for the Aggies last season. He also shot 64.8% from the field to...
Via The Catch and Shoot
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 33

In this week's episode of New Mexico State Sports Weekly, football coach Doug Martin drop by to review the annual spring game and discuss his expectations for the team over the summer. Baseball coach Rocky Ward gives up update on his team's progress, and women's golf coach Jackie Booth gives a status report on her team heading into the WAC tournament.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

7-foot-5 Aggies center Bhullar declares for NBA Draft

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- New Mexico State center Sim Bhullar has decided to forego his final two seasons of college eligibility and enter his name into the 2014 NBA Draft. Bhullar, who is 7-feet-5 and 360 pounds,  earned Most Valuable Player honors in both the 2013 and 2014 Western Athletic Conference tournaments and led the Aggies to a pair of NCAA Tournament berths.  In two seasons...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Martinez, ASU shut out NMSU

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Starting right-hander Seth Martinez threw seven scoreless innings and the Arizona State baseball team shut out New Mexico State, 2-0, on Tuesday night at Packard Stadium. The Sun Devils (24-17) recorded their second shutout in the past three games as Martinez combined with right-handed relievers Jordan Aboites and Ryan Burr to allow a season-low two hits and strike...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers pluck line coach from New Mexico State

A couple of months after the spinning of the 2013-14 Coaching Carousel came to an unofficial end, New Mexico State has found itself forced back on the unpopular ride. Following up on reports from earlier in the day, NMSU confirmed in a press release that Steve Marshall has decided to leave his post as offensive line coach to take a job with the Green Bay Packers. Specifically, Marshall...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 34

In this week's episode of New Mexico State Sports Weekly, softball coach Kathy Rodolph discusses her team's preparations for the WAC tournament. Also hear from women's tennis coach Ivan Fernandez and men's tennis coach Carlos Vargas on their team's postseason efforts, and from golf coach Mike Dirks on his team's successful season and their postseason hopes...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Menzies Signs a Two-Year Contract Extension with the Aggies

New Mexico State Athletics Director Dr. McKinley Boston announced on Wednesday that head men’s basketball coach Marvin Menzies has signed a two-year contract extension with NM State. The contract extension goes thru 2019. “I am pleased to offer Coach Menzies a two-year contract extension based upon the consistent competiveness of his team, consistent academic success of his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Matej Buovac will transfer from New Mexico State

New Mexico State head men's basketball coach Marvin Menzies announced on Thursday that forward Matej Bouvac will be transferring to Sacred Heart University at the end of this semester. Buovac will be entering his junior year of eligibility at the start of next season. Located in Fairfield, Connecticut, Sacred Heart is a Division I school in the Northeast Conference. The Pioneers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State transfer K.C. Ross-Miller to Auburn, eligible immediately

Former New Mexico State guard K.C. Ross-Miller will transfer to Auburn, according to multiple media reports on Monday night. The 6-foot-1 guard is eligible to play immediately for head coach Bruce Pearl. Ross-Miller averaged 8.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game this past season for New Mexico State. He announced his decision to transfer on March 30. Ross-Miller’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NMSU coach Chris Symington cited twice in four days for huffing air from can

The New Mexico State University football team hired offensive line coach Chris Symington on May 9. Unfortunately, a dangerous addiction has resulted in the school already looking to replace him. According to the Las Cruces Sun-News, Symington was cited two times in four days for huffing compressed air. According to police, Symington received his first […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NMSU Coach Cited Twice For Huffing Air From a Can

New Mexico State University offensive line coach Chris Symington has resigned after being cited twice for huffing air from a can. Symington was just hired on May 9 but he has much more to deal with now than improving the offensive line. From the Las Cruces Sun News: Las Cruces police cited Chris Symington twice in a four-day span for huffing compressed air, the second incident unfolding...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Canadian Giant – Sim Bhullar

Sim Bhullar is a monster prospect. I’m using the word monster as a unique compliment. This guy is HUGE, Bhullar stands at a bit over SEVEN FOOT 5” and weighs in at well over 300 pounds! Try and find another 2014 NBA Draft prospect with anywhere near those measurements (Hint: You can’t). He is currently not even listed as a first or second round pick in most mock drafts but...
Via KC Sports Ninja
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Salaries Released

New Mexico State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all the athletes who competed in last Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov” event. YES! YES! YES! Thanks to some home cooking from two judges, lightweight Diego Sanchez (pictured) was the card’s highest earner. Sanchez scored $140,000, half of which came via win bonus, for his highly...
Via 5thRound.com
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

At 7'5" ... Sim Bhullar is the biggest player in the 2014 NBA Draft

Vlogger (Bleacher Report): "At 7'5" Sim Bhullar is the biggest player in the 2014 NBA Draft and is taller than any current NBA player. The two-time WAC MVP out of New Mexico State would be the first ever NBA player of primarily Indian descent."Bhullar has taken some criticism for being too raw to make it in the fast-paced NBA. Leading up to the Draft, he has been training at Impact...
Via Bob's Blitz
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

7-Foot-5 Sim Bhullar Can Become First Indian Player in NBA (Video)

New Mexico State center Sim Bhullar has a chance to make history by becoming the first player ever of Indian descent to be in the NBA. Bhullar also could become one of the biggest draft picks ever, too. At 7-foot-5 and 360 pounds, the Canadian-born Bhullar is a giant of a human being. His size definitely helps and is ever-growing fame continues after coming off two straight appearances...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort Still ‘Next in Line’ for UFC Title Despite Failed Drug Test

Jason High gets fired for pushing referee Kevin Mulhall in the heat of the moment, and subsequently gets suspended for one year from the New Mexico State Athletic Commission, while Vitor Belfort (pictured) apparently gets a UFC middleweight title shot after admitting he flunked his random drug test due to elevated levels of testosterone. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight...
Via 5thRound.com
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Preview Questions: How difficult is the schedule?

One of the less mentioned aspects to last season's bounce back year was our manageable schedule. Three very winnable games in Army, New Mexico State and Villanova, gave Addazio a good base for bowl eligibility. This year the schedule is not as friendly. But how difficult is it?The experts think BC's got a challenging slate. Phil Steele ranks our Schedule Difficulty at 28 (second...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State outlasts FCS Cal-Poly 28-10

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Larry Rose III ran for 147 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries and Tyler Rogers passed for 143 yards and two touchdowns in New Mexico State's 28-10 opening victory over FCS opponent Cal-Poly on Thursday night. Rose III also had four receptions, including a 6-yarder for a touchdown in the third quarter. After leading 14-10 at halftime, New Mexico State broke...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State outlasts FCS Cal Poly

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Larry Rose III ran for 147 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries and Tyler Rogers passed for 143 yards and two touchdowns in New Mexico State's 28-10 opening victory over FCS opponent Cal Poly on Thursday night. Rose III also had four receptions, including a 6-yarder for a touchdown in the third quarter. After leading 14-10 at halftime, New Mexico State broke it...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State outlasts FCS Cal Poly

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Larry Rose III ran for 147 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries and Tyler Rogers passed for 143 yards and two touchdowns in New Mexico State's 28-10 opening victory over FCS opponent Cal Poly on Thursday night. Rose III also had four receptions, including a 6-yarder for a touchdown in the third quarter. After leading 14-10 at halftime, New Mexico State broke it...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 3

This week's show takes a look back at the Aggies' season-opening victory over Cal Poly. Plus, football coach Doug Martin joins Adam Young to preview this week's game vs. Georgia State, and volleyball coach Mike Jordan checks in with a status report on his team.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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