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Huggins, Jones lead New Mexico St past UC Irvine, 85-79, OT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Braxton Huggins scored eight of his 24 points in overtime, Jemerrio Jones and Eli Chuha each had double-doubles and New Mexico state beat UC Irvine 85-79 in overtime on Monday night. Jones had 23 points and a season-high 18 rebounds and Chuha scored 10 with 12 boards. Jones sandwiched two buckets around back-to-back 3-pointers by Huggins to give New Mexico...
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December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Huggins, Aggies roll past Sun Devils

TEMPE, Ariz. -- New Mexico State looks ready to defend its WAC regular season championship after Saturday's momentous win over Arizona State of the Pac-12.Braxton Huggins scored 24 points and Ian Baker added 19 with eight assists and seven rebounds to lead the Aggies to an 81-70 win over the Sun Devils.Huggins knocked down a season-high six 3-pointers and Baker had season highs in...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Huggins, Aggies roll past Sun Devils 81-70

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Braxton Huggins scored 24 points and Ian Baker added 19 with eight assists and seven rebounds Saturday night, leading New Mexico State to an 81-70 win over Arizona State. Huggins knocked down a season-high seven 3-pointers and Baker had season highs in assists and rebounds. Eli Chuha scored 13 points and grabbed 11 boards for the Aggies, who won their eighth...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Baker leads NM State to 7th straight win, 79-68 over UTEP

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Ian Baker nailed 3 of 7 from beyond the arc for 20 points to help lead New Mexico State to its seventh straight win, beating UTEP 79-68 on Tuesday night. Baker has scored 1,006 career points in 97 games at New Mexico State. He was named Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week Monday after tying his career-high with 26 points in an 84-71 victory over...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Baker scores 26; New Mexico State beats New Mexico 84-71

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Ian Baker matched a career-best with 26 points and New Mexico State beat New Mexico 84-71 on Saturday night for its sixth straight win. The Aggies (8-2) improve to 7-0 at home - 16-0 dating to last season - and bounced back from a 72-59 loss at New Mexico on Nov. 18. Baker was 8 of 16 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Jemerrio Jones scored 15 points...
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December 11, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State holds off Long Beach State 93-85

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Braxton Huggins scored 26 points and New Mexico State held off Long Beach State for a 93-85 victory on Saturday night. The Aggies (7-2) won their fifth straight and improve to 6-0 at home. Huggins was 7 of 15 from the floor and made five 3-pointers. Eli Chuha had 19 points and Sidy N'Dir added 18. Jemerrio Jones chipped in 10 points and 13 rebounds for New...
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December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnson scores 3 TDs, helps make South Alabama bowl eligible

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Xavier Johnson rushed for 154 yards and three touchdowns, both career bests, and South Alabama became bowl eligible with a 35-28 win over New Mexico State on Saturday. Johnson's 35-yard scoring run with 2:28 to play capped a 21-point fourth quarter for the Jaguars (6-6, 2-6 Sun Belt) for a 35-21 lead. Conner Cramer and Johnathan Boone connected on a 35-yard...
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December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Jones near perfect as New Mexico St. beats Air Force 78-70

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Jemerrio Jones scored 15 points on 6-for-7 shooting and Sidy N'Dir was 6-for-8 shooting and scored 15 points as New Mexico State beat Air Force 78-70 on Wednesday night. Jones also had seven rebounds and seven assists. Joe Garza's 3 with 1:51 gave the Aggies a 72-68 cushion and they held off Air Force down the stretch. Air Force led 31-27 at the half and...
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December 01, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State suffers 37-7 loss to Appalachian State

Lamb, Moore lead Appalachian St past New Mexico St 37-7LAS CRUCES, N.M.  -- Taylor Lamb accounted for three touchdowns, Jalin Moore ran for 111 yards and a score and Appalachian State cruised to a 37-7 win over New Mexico State on Saturday.Lamb completed 20 of 28 passes for 220 yards and a score and added 71 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 10 carries. Marcus Cox had 140 yards...
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November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State rallies to beat San Diego

SAN DIEGO -- Ian Baker scored 15 points and made 7 of 8 free throws, Jemerrio Jones had 14 points and New Mexico State rallied to a 56-51 win over San Diego on Saturday to close out the San Diego Classic.Down by three at halftime and trailing for much of the second half, the Aggies rallied to a 44-42 lead after Baker's two free throws with 4:11 to play. They pulled away on Jones...
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November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State rallies to beat San Diego 56-51

SAN DIEGO (AP) Ian Baker scored 15 points and made 7 of 8 free throws, Jemerrio Jones had 14 points and New Mexico State rallied to a 56-51 win over San Diego on Saturday to close out the San Diego Classic. Down by three at halftime and trailing for much of the second half, the Aggies rallied to a 44-42 lead after Baker's two free throws with 4:11 to play. They pulled away on...
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November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jones scores 24, New Mexico State downs Nicholls 86-74

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Jemerrio Jones scored 24 points on 11-of-15 shooting and Sidy N'Dir's go-ahead 3 helped New Mexico State rally to beat Nicholls 86-74 in Tuesday night's round of the San Diego Classic. Trailing 44-43 at halftime, N'Dir's trey at 16:54 broke a 47-all tie and sparked a 12-0 run the Aggies used to pull away to lead by as many as 15 points in the second half...
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November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State beats Bethune-Cookman 89-73 behind Huggins

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Braxton Huggins scored 28 points with 5 of 6 3-pointers and his 17 first-half points helped the Aggies break away early to beat Bethune-Cookman 89-73 on Sunday in a San Diego Classic tournament game. The Wildcats led 23-20 on Diamante Lewis' layup but scored only six more points in the remaining 9:20 while the Aggies finished on a 19-2 run to lead 50-29 at...
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November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico rallies to beat New Mexico State 72-59

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) New Mexico forward Tim Williams had 20 points and Elijah Brown scored a season-high 19 points with eight rebounds as the Lobos pulled away late Friday to beat down-state rival New Mexico State 72-59. New Mexico (3-0) forced 20 turnovers, turning them into 20 points, and gave it up only three times in the second half. The Lobos rallied from 30-29 halftime...
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November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Aggies give new head coach Weir a 100-52 win

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Sidy N'Dir scored 14 points to lead six Aggies in double figures, and new head coach Paul Weir got his first Division I victory as New Mexico State beat Arizona Christian 100-52 on Friday night. It was largest margin of victory for the Aggies since a 49-point win over Western New Mexico on Dec. 18, 2000, and the first time they reached 100 points since scoring...
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November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Ellison leads Ga. Southern to 22-19 win over New Mexico St.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Kevin Ellison threw two fourth-quarter touchdowns as Georgia Southern beat New Mexico State 22-19 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Younghoe Koo, who made three field goals, has a school-record 13 straight for the season. Georgia Southern picked up its first win on the final leg of a four-game road swing. Trailing 12-9, Ellison hit Matt...
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October 23, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State beats Louisiana Lafayette 37-31 in 2OT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Sebastian Anderson had a game-winning fumble recovery in the end zone in double overtime to give New Mexico State a 37-31 win over Louisiana Lafayette on Saturday night. The Ragin' Cajuns missed a field goal on the first possession of the second overtime. Then New Mexico State's Larry Rose III fumbled just before the goal line and Anderson, an offensive lineman...
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October 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Kentucky pulls away in second half to beat New Mexico St.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Benjamin Snell Jr. ran for four touchdowns and Stephen Johnson added three TD passes to lead Kentucky to a 62-42 win over New Mexico State on Saturday. The victory didn't come easily -- it was 35-all at halftime -- for Kentucky (1-2), which lost its first two games to open the season for the first time in 20 years. Kentucky outscored New Mexico State 27-7 in...
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September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Struggling Kentucky looks to regroup vs. New Mexico State

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky's first 0-2 start in 20 years has forced coach Mark Stoops to go back to basics in an effort to save the Wildcats' season. Stoops plans to utilize simpler offensive and defensive schemes in Saturday's game against New Mexico State (1-1). The coach's tweaks will emphasize fundamentals to try and stop a freefall in which Southern Mississippi and Florida...
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September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Kentucky looks to regroup vs. New Mexico after 0-2 start

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky's first 0-2 start in 20 years has forced coach Mark Stoops to go back to basics in an effort to save the Wildcats' season. Stoops plans to utilize simpler offensive and defensive schemes in Saturday's game against New Mexico State (1-1). The coach's tweaks will emphasize fundamentals to try and stop a freefall in which Southern Mississippi and Florida...
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September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Will time expire on New Mexico’s Rio Grande Rivalry?

When New Mexico State wide receiver Gregory Hogan scored the go-ahead touchdown pass on Saturday, the moment was lost to the larger college football faithful. The score and subsequent extra point would be the difference-makers for the Aggies in a 32-31 victory over archrival New Mexico – the latest chapter in the storied (to some) history of the Rio Grande Rivalry. The Rio Grande...
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September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State beats New Mexico in final minutes 32-31

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Tyler Rogers threw a scoring pass to Gregory Hogan late in the fourth quarter to give New Mexico State the lead for good in a 32-31 win over state-rival New Mexico on Saturday night. Rogers and Hogan connected from eight yards for the win - the first over UNM at home since 2010 - with 5:46 to play after the Aggies (1-1) had trailed throughout the game. Terrill...
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September 11, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State QB Tyler Rogers arrested on battery charge

The New Mexico State Aggies are looking to bounce back from the 2015 season that saw them go 3-9. However, their offense might have taken a bit of a hit when starting quarterback Tyler Rogers was arrested. The Las Cruces Sun-News reported Rogers was arrested last Friday after a warrant had been issued on Aug. 14. He was booked on a misdemeanor battery charge against a household...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Preseason All-Sun Belt teams headlined by Larry Rose III, John Law

The Sun Belt isn’t always the most competitive conference in the world of college football, but they have certainly had their share of success in the past. They should have some success this year and they released their preseason all-conference teams on Friday. The first team offense is headlined by talented players like running backs Larry Rose III and Matt Breida, quarterback...
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July 22, 2016  |  Discuss
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