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New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 26

In this week's show, Jay Sanderson is joined by women's basketball coach Mark Trakh, softball coach Kathy Rodolph, baseball coach Rocky Ward and men's basketball coach Marvin Menzies as they look back at last week's action and preview what's ahead for their teams.  
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tech Overpowers New Mexico State, 15-2

Texas Tech defeated New Mexico State 15-2 Friday to push its home winning streak to 10.
Via texastech.scout.com
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Mullings Headlines WAC Awards

Daniel Mullings of New Mexico State has been named WAC Player of the Year. Mullings was joined on the WAC All-Conference First Team by Ben Aird, Holton Hunsaker, Killian Larson and Stephen Madison. On the All-Conference Second Team are Jerome Garrison, Issiah Grayson, Tshilidzi Nephawe, Quinton Pippen and Isiah Umipig. Martez Harrison was named Freshman of the Year.
Via RealGM
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 27

In this week's coaches show, we spotlight the top five moments from the men's and women's basketball seasons, and Jay Sanderson speaks with women's assistant coach Aarika Hughes and men's coach Marvin Menzies.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Aggies rally past CS Bakersfield in second half

LAS VEGAS -- Daniel Mullings had 21 points on Friday night to lead second-seeded New Mexico State over sixth-seeded Cal State Bakersfield 69-63 and into the Western Athletic Conference championship. New Mexico State (25-9) will face No. 5 seed Idaho (16-17) on Saturday night. The Vandals upset top-seeded Utah Valley 74-69 in the other semifinal on Friday. DK Eldridge added 17 points...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vandal Women advance to WAC Championship

THE IDAHO WOMEN CONTINUE TO ROLL through the 2013-14 season, although the Vandals (23-8, 15-1 WAC) got a bit of a scare and had to battle from six down at the half for the 75-65 victory over New Mexico State in the WAC Tournament semi-finals Friday. Led by junior guard STACEY BARR and her career high 35 point outburst, Idaho will face Seattle U in Saturday’s championship game...
Via idaho.scout.com
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NM State Wins Third Consecutive WAC Title Defeating Idaho 77-55

The New Mexico State men’s basketball team won the 2014 Western Athletic Conference title after defeating Idaho 77-55 in the finals of the WAC Tournament, Saturday, March 15 in the Orleans Arena to three-peat as conference champions. The Aggies are now 5-1 all-time in WAC Championship games and will head to the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive year and for the 21st time...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State represents WAC as a No. 13 seed in West Region

Photo: Doug Beghtel | The Oregonian As the automatic qualifier from the WAC, New Mexico State earned a No. 13 in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The Aggies will face No. 4 seed San Diego State in the West Region. This marks the Aggies’ third straight season with a NCAA Tournament appearance, and their fourth appearance in the last five. New Mexico State should be a trendy upset pick...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State guard K.C. Ross-Miller will not play in NCAA Tournament

If New Mexico State is going to grab the nation’s eye with a run in the 2014 NCAA Tournament, it will do so without starting guard K.C. Ross-Miller. Las Cruces Sun-News writer Jason Groves tweeted Monday night that McKinley Boston, New Mexico State’s athletic director, said Ross-Miller will not travel with the team or play in the postseason. NMSU AD McKinley Boston told me KC...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: New Mexico State to travel without K.C. Ross-Miller

WAC champion New Mexico State will play the NCAA Tournament without junior guard K.C. Ross-Miller according to a report from Jason Groves of the Sun News. Ross-Miller has missed the last five games after being involved in a post-game altercation on the floor in the Aggies’ loss to Utah Valley on February 27th. The junior has been suspended ever since. ... The loss of Ross-Miller...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Aggies' big man Bhullar stands in SDSU's way

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Steve Fisher cut down the final net in the NCAA tournament 25 years ago and reached two other national championship games, so he knows about playing deep into March. He'd like to think his fourth-seeded San Diego State Aztecs can advance beyond the opening weekend this year. To have that chance, the defensive-minded Aztecs first will have to get past an intriguing...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bracketbuster: San Diego State Vs. New Mexico State

Every year, there is a major upset that leaves a majority of college basketball fans tearing up and throwing away their brackets. Florida Gulf Coast and Harvard wrecked brackets everywhere last season with victories over second seeded Georgetown and third seeded New Mexico in the first round of the tournament. Trying to pick potential upsets involving teams seeded lower than 12 is...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Aggies' big man Bhullar stands in SDSU's way

Steve Fisher cut down the final net in the NCAA tournament 25 years ago and reached two other national championship games, so he knows about playing deep into March. He'd like to think his fourth-seeded San Diego State Aztecs can advance beyond the opening weekend this year. To have that chance, the defensive-minded Aztecs first will have to get past an intriguing matchup Thursday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: San Diego State Vs. New Mexico State – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

Twitter/San Diego State In the final game of the first Thursday of the 2014 NCAA Tournament, fans willing to stay up past midnight (on the east coast, at least) will get to witness a matchup of two elite programs out west. Mountain West regular season champ San Diego State is set to take on WAC Tournament winner New Mexico State. Be sure to click here for more on San Diego State...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Most likely upsets on Day 1 of the NCAA tournament

You should really watch New Mexico State, if only for Sim Bhullar (who is 7'5")16 games, and 16 chances for David to try and reign supreme over Goliath. There's nothing like the NCAA tournament, mostly because every year there are unforgettable upsets. Upsets that simultaneously remind us why we love sports (the stories and excitement) and hate them (when these upsets undoubtedly...
Via Celtics Life
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: New Mexico State’s Sim Bhullar Is A Giant Brick Wall

Apparently nobody told San Diego State that New Mexico State's 7'5" Sim Bhullar would be waiting in the lane.
Via Gamedayr
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Is In Awe Of Sim Bhullar, NMSU’s 7-Foot-5, 355-Pound Center

Understandably, most college basketball fans don’t get to watch every single NCAA Tournament team play during the regular season. So most people tuning into truTV right now are watching in complete shock as New Mexico State’s sophomore center Sim Bhullar sprints up and down the court. Bhullar, easily one of the largest collegiate basketball players ever, stands at 7-foot-5 and...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State's 7'5" Sim Bhullar defends sans jumping

One of the great things about the Tournament is that fans get a chance to see guys play that they normally would never see--guys like New Mexico State's Sim Bhullar. The sophomore hails from Ontario, weighs in at an awesome 355 pounds, and stands 7'5" tall.The dude is so freaking tall he barely had to jump in order to block this shot!  @cjzero/TwitterYou can see him...
Via FatManWriting
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: New Mexico State Bench Features A K.C. Ross-Miller Jersey

New Mexico State is in a tight one with San Diego State right now, and they could definitely use all the help they can get against a very stingy Aztec defense. Unfortunately, they are still without the services of K.C. Ross-Miller, who was suspended for the season after throwing a ball at a Utah Valley player, triggering a very ugly brawl between the two teams. Ross-Miller was first...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Aronis Hits Game-Tying Three against San Diego State to Send Game to OT

San Diego State was just giving New Mexico State every opportunity to get back into their second round matchup game on Thursday night. After Kevin Aronis missed his first three-point attempt, the Aggies got their own rebound and Aronis was found again; this time he wouldn’t miss. This was also after a terrible inbounds turnover by SDSU: [SB Nation][@_MarcusD_] The post Kevin Aronis...
Via Diehardsport
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: NMSU’s Kevin Aronis Buries Deep 3-Pointer To Force Overtime vs. San Diego State

New Mexico State trailed San DIego State by five points with 22 seconds to play in regulation. Somehow, the Aggies were able to take the Aztecs to overtime. Senior forward Renaldo Dixon was able to get a key rebound and putback off of a Kevin Aronis miss and bring NMSU back within three. On the ensuing inbounds, San Diego State senior Xavier Thames fumbled the ball out of bounds...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Nails Game-Tying Three-Pointer To Send Game To OT

New Mexico State prevented sleep-deprived sportswriters from going to bed by nailing a game-tying three-pointer and forcing overtime.
Via Gamedayr
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

SDSU Coach Steve Fisher Rips NCAA during Post-Game Presser

Steve Fisher and San Diego State pulled off the 73-69 in overtime win over New Mexico State on Thursday night (in fact, the game ended Friday morning around 1:15 EST).  After the game, in the team’s post-game presser, head coach Steve Fisher called the NCAA “Disgraceful” for not finding a way to accommodate the kids. “New Mexico State has to do this,” Fisher said. ...
Via Diehardsport
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico AD says NCAA apologized for travel issues

New Mexico State athletic director McKinley Boston says the NCAA has apologized for making the Aggies fly home immediately after their second-round tournament loss and inadequate bus transportation from the airport.
Via FOXSports.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Torn ACL didn't stop Gophers CB Boddy-Calhoun from being positive

MINNEAPOLIS -- Briean Boddy-Calhoun had every right to be bummed out. Just when the Gophers cornerback was playing perhaps the best football of his career, his season came to a screeching halt. Boddy-Calhoun tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in Minnesota's second game of the season last year against New Mexico State when a teammate rolled into his left knee. As soon as the...
Via Fox Sports North
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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