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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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via The Comeback
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...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 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...
Via Campus Sports Net
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...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State WR Teldrick Morgan transfers to Maryland

The Maryland Terrapins have essentially started completely over and head coach D.J. Durkin is looking to make a big move for the team going forward. They have just added a big player for their offense in former New Mexico State wide receiver Teldrick Morgan in a graduate transfer. The Terrapins finished the 2015 season 13th in the Big Ten and 109th nationally in passing, so having...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pascal Siakam Drafted 27th Overall - June 23, 2016

With the 27th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, The Toronto Raptors Select New Mexico State Power Forward Pascal Siakam.
Via YouTube
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas adds 2017 meeting with New Mexico State

The Arkansas Razorbacks announced a future meeting with the New Mexico State Lobos during the 2017 college football season. The university made an official announcement earlier this week. Arkansas will play host to New Mexico State on Sept. 30, 2017, though no kickoff or broadcasting plans have been announced at this time. The Razorbacks and Lobos have not played since the 2004...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State's Weir adds Henson as an Aggie adviser

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) New Mexico State basketball coach Paul Weir has added former Aggies and Illinois coach Lou Henson as a special adviser. Weir said in a news release that he saw the chance to tap Henson's 41 years of experience as a one-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Henson said that after talking with Weir he believes he and the new Aggies coach share similar views on basketball...
Via AP on Fox
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Paul Weir promoted to New Mexico State head coach

The New Mexico State Aggies have found their next head basketball coach. On Tuesday, CBS Sports reported that Paul Weir, who spent the last five seasons as associate head coach and nine total seasons on the staff, has been promoted to the head coaching position with an agreement in principle reached. The New Mexico State coaching vacancy became available when Marvin Menzies left...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Marvin Menzies hired at UNLV

After losing new hire Chris Beard to Texas Tech despite Beard not ever coaching a single game for the Runnin’ Rebels, UNLV has opted to hire longtime New Mexico State coach Marvin Menzies. The new hire was reported by Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Menzies, who spent a season as a UNLV assistant under former coach Lon Kruger, has coached New Mexico State since 2007 and has gone 198-111...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

UNLV hires Menzies as basketball coach after Beard bolts

LAS VEGAS (AP) UNLV has moved swiftly to hire a new basketball coach after Chris Beard's sudden exit, agreeing with New Mexico State's Marvin Menzies on a five-year contract. UNLV President Len Jessup and athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy said in a statement Saturday the deal must still be approved by Nevada's education board of regents. Menzies is a former UNLV assistant who...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Arizona State rolls past New Mexico State in women's tourney

TEMPE, Ariz.  -- Katie Hempen stroked in a 3-pointer to open the game and leaped in the air as she turned back, thrusting her arm in the air while letting out a scream. Next trip, another 3 and the rout was on.So much for Arizona State stumbling into the NCAA Tournament.Hempen opened with a pair of 3-pointers and tied an NCAA Tournament record by making all six of her attempts...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Saint Mary's responds to NCAA snub with NIT win

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) Joe Rahon scored 14 points and hit two free throws with 1.5 seconds left to help Saint Mary's advance to the NIT second round with a 58-56 victory over New Mexico State Tuesday night. New Mexico State pulled to 56-52 with 2:32 left but missed 3-pointers on its next two possessions and Ian Baker's floater in the lane rolled out with 36 seconds left. Saint Mary...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Game-winning 3 sends Cal State Bakersfield to 1st NCAA tourney

LAS VEGAS — Dedrick Basile's 3-pointer with two-tenths of a second remaining lifted Cal State Bakersfield to a 57-54 victory over No. 1 seed New Mexico State in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament title game, sending the Roadrunners to their first NCAA Tournament appearance.Basile led the second-seeded Roadrunners (24-8) with 18 points, and Damiyne Durham added 15. Cal...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

CS Bakersfield wins WAC, heads to 1st NCAA tourney

LAS VEGAS (AP) Dedrick Basile's 3-pointer with two-tenths of a second remaining lifted Cal State Bakersfield to a 57-54 victory over No. 1 seed New Mexico State in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament title game, sending the Roadrunners to their first NCAA Tournament appearance. Basile led the third-seeded Roadrunners (24-8) with 18 points, and Damiyne Durham added 15. Cal...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

NM State women breeze by Rio Grande Valley for WAC title

LAS VEGAS (AP) Freshman Brooke Salas scored 20, Sasha Weber added 16 points and top-seeded New Mexico State cruised to an 80-53 victory over Texas Rio Grande Valley in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament championship game to advance to the NCAA Tournament for a second consecutive season. Weber was named the tournament's MVP. New Mexico State (26-4) led by as many as 20...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State advances to WAC final

LAS VEGAS -- Ian Baker scored 20 points, Pascal Siakam added 18 with 11 rebounds and top-seeded New Mexico State cruised to a 78-64 win over No. 5 seed Missouri-Kansas City in the semifinals of the Western Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday night. The Aggies (23-9) face No. 2 seed Cal State-Bakersfield (23-8) in the championship game Saturday. Jalyn Pennie hit three 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State beats UMKC 78-64 in WAC Tourney semis

LAS VEGAS (AP) Ian Baker scored 20 points, Pascal Siakam added 18 with 11 rebounds and top-seeded New Mexico State cruised to a 78-64 win over No. 5 seed Missouri-Kansas City in the semifinals of the Western Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday night. The Aggies (23-9) will face the winner of Cal State-Bakersfield and Seattle in the championship game Saturday. Jalyn Pennie...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Aggies close regular season with blowout of Rio Grande Valley

EDINBURG, Texas -- Pascal Siakam scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as New Mexico State routed Texas Rio Grande Valley 83-44 on Saturday night. The Western Athletic Conference regular-season champion Aggies (22-9, 13-1) will play in a conference tournament semifinal on Friday. Texas Rio Grande Valley (8-21, 4-10) plays in Thursday's quarterfinals. Siakam was 10 of 17 from the...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Idaho, New Mexico State football programs dropped from Sun Belt Conference

After months of speculation and powerpoint slides, Idaho and New Mexico State football programs have officially been booted out of the Sun Belt, the conference announced Tuesday. Idaho, New Mexico State denied extension as football only Sun Belt members & will no longer be league members after 2017 sources told @ESPN — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) March 1, 2016 According...
Via The Comeback
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

For Idaho, return to Big Sky a stronger possibility

(STATS) - Idaho is taking a potential return to Big Sky Conference football more seriously. The Sun Belt Conference announced Tuesday it will drop the Vandals and New Mexico State after the 2017 season. Both programs are midway through four-year associate memberships for football only. Idaho, a former Big Sky football power which is still a member in other sports, has a standing...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Idaho, New Mexico State out of Sun Belt after 2017 football season

Idaho and New Mexico State will no longer be a part of the Sun Belt Conference after the 2017 football season, a source told FOX Sports on Tuesday morning. The Vandals are 6-29 the past three years and 5-18 in their two seasons in the SBC. The Aggies are 7-29 the past three seasons and 5-19 in their two seasons in the Sun Belt. The announcement is expected to be made official later...
Via FOX Sports
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State clinches top WAC seed

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Pascal Siakam scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and his free throw with 10 seconds left in the game proved to be the winner as New Mexico clinched a share of back-to-back Western Athletic Conference championships by holding off Missouri-Kansas City 62-61 Saturday afternoon. LaVell Boyd's 3-pointer pulled the Kangaroos within three, 59-56 with 20 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss
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