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New Mexico State-Utah Valley fight after game, fans involved (Video)

New Mexico State lost 66-61 to Utah Valley in Orem on Thursday, and a few Aggies players got into a brawl with the Wolverines and some of their fans after the game. According to what a Utah Valley sports information director told Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Eisenberg (and what video shows), the brawl started when New […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 24

In this week's episode of New Mexico State Sports Weekly, basketball coaches Mark Trakh and Marvin Menzies review last week's action and previews their teams' upcoming games; women's tennis coach Ivan Fernandez gives an update on his team's season; Jack Nixon reflects on being inducted into the school's Hall of Fame; and coach Rocky Ward discusses the start...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico St routs Chicago St, 84-55

Renaldo Dixon pumped in 20 points off the bench as New Mexico State roared past Chicago State, 84-55 Saturday night. The Aggies remain a game behind Utah Valley in the Western Athletic Conference standings. New Mexico State jumped out to a 51-29 lead at intermission and led by as many as 31 points in the second half after DK Eldridge dunked with 13:01 left. Dixon was 7 of 9 from...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 23

In this week's episode of New Mexico State Sports Weekly, football coach Doug Martin joins Jay Sanderson to discuss his 2014 class of Aggie football recruits, plus get to know new defensive coordinator Larry Coyer. Jay also catches up get with basketball coaches Mark Trakh and Marvin Menzies for the latest on the Aggies' women's and men's programs.    
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico St rolls past UMKC, 71-48

Tshilidzi Nephawe scored 15 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked four shots to lead New Mexico State to a 71-48 win over Missouri-Kansas City Thursday night. The Aggies' defense limited the UMKC to 26.4 percent shooting from the field, hitting just 19 of 72 attempts from the floor and 2 of 13 from long range. New Mexico State is now one game behind Utah Valley in the Western...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NMSU shuts down UMKC, closes in on WAC lead

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- Tshilidzi Nephawe scored 15 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked four shots to lead New Mexico State to a 71-48 win over Missouri-Kansas City Thursday night. The Aggies' defense limited the UMKC to 26.4 percent shooting from the field, hitting just 19 of 72 attempts from the floor and 2 of 13 from long range. New Mexico State is now one game behind...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NMSU coach Martin announces 2014 signing class

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- New Mexico State football coach Doug Martin announced the Aggies’ 2014 signing class Wednesday afternoon. Twenty-five student-athletes signed a National Letter of Intent/Financial Aid Agreement with the Aggies to attend New Mexico State University and play football beginning in 2014. The Aggies’ 2014 signing class features 23 high school student-athletes...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico St shuts down Utah Valley 72-49

Daniel Mullings scored 21 points and hauled in eight rebounds as New Mexico State dealt Utah Valley its first Western Athletic Conference defeat with a 72-49 rout Saturday night. The Aggies (17-7, 6-2) shot an efficient 56.8 percent from the field and outrebounded Utah Valley 31-20. Tshilidzi Nephawe finished with 15 points and DK Eldridge had 13. Utah Valley (13-8, 7-1) was led...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 21

On this episode of New Mexico State Sports Weekly, women's basketball head coach Mark Trakh, tennis coach Carlos Vargas and men's basketball coach Marvin Menzies join Jay Sanderson to discuss their team's recent outings and look ahead to upcoming events; new women's soccer coach Freddie Delgado discusses hif vision for the program; and we check in on practice for...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 20

In this week's New Mexico State Sports Weekly, equestrian coach Robin Morris-Walters discusses her team's upcoming meet against No. 1-ranked South Carolina; swimming and diving coach Rick Pratt reviews the Aggies' meet against Idaho and talks about some of his program's senior swimmers; former women's basketball player Madison Spence reflects on being honored...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UMKC edges New Mexico State 68-66

Martez Harrison scored 21 points, including the game-winning free throw with 4 seconds left, as University of Missouri-Kansas City slipped past New Mexico State 68-66 on Saturday night. Leading by as many as 16 points midway through the first half, UMKC (6-11, 3-2 Western Athletic Conference) had to hold off a second-half New Mexico State rally that tied the game at 62 and then...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: TraShaun Nixon, LB, New Mexico State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: TraShaun Nixon, LB, New Mexico State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? There were plenty of teams that recruited me out of HS but due to my grades I had to take the JUCO route. Out of JUCO I was being recruited by Mississippi st. South […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: TraShaun Nixon, LB, New Mexico State...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Darien Johnson, CB, New Mexico State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight: Darien Johnson, CB, New Mexico State New Mexico State has a few very interesting prospects. TraShaun Nixon and Austin Franklin are very intriguing, but don’t forget about feisty CB Darien Johnson. Johnson has great recovery speed and instincts. A very fun player to watch. Here is our interview with Darien. How […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State defeats Grand Canyon 84-62

Kevin Aronis scored 20 points and Western Athletic Conference favorite New Mexico State opened its league schedule with an 84-62 victory over Grand Canyon on Saturday night. Aronis made five 3-pointers in the first half when the Aggies (12-5) took a 45-31 lead. Grand Canyon got within 10 points early in the second half but no closer. NMSU's Daniel Mullings added 15 points and...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State beats Northern New Mexico 97-47

Kevin Aronis and Matei Buovac both scored 18 points to lead New Mexico State to a dominating 97-47 victory over Northern New Mexico, a NAIA school, Saturday night. Six Aggies were in double figures as DK Eldridge scored 16, Sim Bhullar had 12 with 10 rebounds and five blocks, Ian Baker also had 12, and Tshilidzi Nephawe added 10. New Mexico State (10-5) opened the game with a 24...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Canada's Justin Shin leads Web.com Q-school after 1st of 6 rounds

Canada's Justin Shin shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday on PGA West's Nicklaus Tournament Course to take the first-round lead in the Web.com Tour qualifying tournament. The 22-year-old former New Mexico State player holed two late chips, making a birdie on No. 6 and an eagle on No. 7. ''I never thought I would shoot 64,'' Shin said. ''My plan was to...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Announcer pleads with team to foul when tied

This clip comes from a week ago when New Mexico State played Colorado State, but it's such an incredible announcing blunder, we are contractually obligated to share it with you. The Aggies make a free throw to tie the game at 83-83, and analyst Joe Cravens is adamant that New Mexico State should have fouled Colorado State.  The Rams take the ball down the court for the winning...
Via Awful Announcing
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

New Mexico St powers past Idaho 24-16

Andrew McDonald threw for two TD's as New Mexico State avoided the FBS-Independent cellar by beating Idaho 24-16 on Saturday. Idaho and New Mexico State-both trying to avoid the cellar position of FBS Independent schools-held nothing back in the first half trading passing TDs and field goals and Idaho (1-11) led 13-10 going in to the break. McDonald tossed a 7-yard TD to Austin...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Mullings scores 21, Aggies overpower Hawaii

HONOLULU -- Daniel Mullings scored 21 points to lead New Mexico State to a 95-88 win over Hawaii in the final game of the Rainbow Classic on Tuesday. The Aggies used their superior size to shoot 58 percent and out-rebound the Rainbow Warriors 40-27. At 7-foot-5, Sim Bhullar had 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting to go with 10 rebounds and four blocks. Garrett Nevels scored 26 points...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Second viewing thoughts and grade report: New Mexico State

Years from now some BC fans might look at a recap of this game and think that were were in control and running the ball at will. However, that won't capture how tight this game was. Even watching it back, it felt like BC was lucky to leave with the W. We scored 48 but could have scored 60+. Their defense was that bad and our mistakes were costly. But winning can mask a lot of...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

New Mexico St pulls away from Tennessee St, 70-55

Daniel Mullings pumped in 16 points and Tshilidzi Nephawe added 11 points and 11 rebounds to lead New Mexico State past Tennessee State, 70-55, for its first win at the Rainbow Classic Saturday. The Aggies, who lost the tournament opener to Western Michigan Friday, went on a 10-0 run that put them up 64-50 with 3:36 left to play. Mullings backcourt mate, D.K. Eldridge, added 14...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

In-game comments post: New Mexico State

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.
Via Eagle in Atlanta
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Abilene Christian's Hail Mary nearly 'upsets' New Mexico State

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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Auburn DL talks trash to Johnny Manziel after upset win

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...
Via Down and Distance
October 19, 2013  |  1 Comment

New Mexico State going pink for breast cancer awareness

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. The "...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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