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Idaho could be on its way out of the Sun Belt

Two years ago, the Western Athletic Conference dissipated and left two teams, New Mexico State and Idaho, without a football conference to call their home. That is when they made the strange choice of joining the Sun Belt as football-only members. The Sun Belt is made up of teams traditionally located in the southeastern part of the country (Georgia Southern, Troy, Louisiana Tech...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State staff bus robbed during game at Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- University of Florida police say electronics, computers and other items were stolen from a New Mexico State team personnel bus during Saturday's game. Brad Barber of the university police department said Sunday that the bus, which carried football staff members, was parked outside the stadium in a secure area during the game. "Dozens of police cars were parked...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State staff bus robbed during game at Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- University of Florida police say electronics, computers and other items were stolen from a New Mexico State team personnel bus during Saturday's game. Brad Barber of the university police department said Sunday that the bus, which carried football staff members, was parked outside the stadium in a secure area during the game. "Dozens of police cars were parked...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State team bus robbed during Florida game

In the wake of New Mexico State’s brutal loss at the hands of the Florida Gators on Saturday, the team had something worse to deal with after the game. Upon arrival to their buses, the Aggies learned that their team bus had been broken into and robbed. According to College Football Talk, all the athletic department’s and guests’ bags were stolen off of the bus. Among the items...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State bus target of theft during Florida game

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) University of Florida police say electronics, computers and other items were stolen from a New Mexico State team personnel bus during Saturday's game. Brad Barber of the university police department says the bus, which carried football staff members, was parked outside the stadium in a secure area. ''Dozens of police cars were parked near the bus, so it seemingly...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State bus burglarized during Florida game

As if traveling all the way to the state of Florida to be routed by the Gators 61-13 wasn’t enough, the New Mexico State Aggies arrived back at their bus Saturday night to find out it had been broken into and burglarized – and to the fullest extent. Every single bag, owned by both members of the athletic department staff and their guests, was stolen off the bus. We'll it...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Bus Robbed During Game Against Florida

When New Mexico State scheduled a game against Florida they probably hoped that it would be the Will Muschamp version of the Gators. Instead they got the new an improved version under new head coach Jim McElwain. His version of the Gators actually looked pretty good and destroyed New Mexico State rather easily, 61-13.Just in case getting there butts kicked was not bad enough, the...
Via FatManWriting
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Treon Harris, Will Grier put on show as Florida overwhelms New Mexico State

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Will Grier accounted for three touchdowns, Treon Harris threw for two more and Florida opened the Jim McElwain era by overwhelming New Mexico State 61-13 Saturday night. The victory extended Florida's winning streak in season openers to 26, which is now the longest in the nation after Nebraska's 29-year run ended with a loss to Brigham Young earlier in the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State at Florida preview

New Mexico State football coach Doug Martin previews Saturday's season opener at Florida.
Via Fox Sports
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Father Of Florida’s Will Grier Apparently Not Happy With Gators’ Starting Quarterback Decision

Florida sophomore quarterback Treon Harris will start on Saturday against New Mexico State, the Gators announced this evening.  This came as a surprise to many, as freshman Will Grier, who will also play in the season opener, was receiving good reviews during fall camp.  Jim McElwain’s decision does not appear to be a pleasing one to Grier’s father, Chad, who tweeted the following...
Via College Spun
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida announces Treon Harris will start in opener

Florida fans can now rest a little easier going into Saturday’s matchup against New Mexico State, as head coach Jim McElwain announced sophomore Treon Harris will be the starter at quarterback. McElwain says that QB Treon Harris will start the game on Saturday. QB Will Grier will also play. — Gators Football (@GatorsFB) September 2, 2015 Last year as a freshman, Harris threw...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Lou Henson hospitalized months before Hall of Fame induction

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Former New Mexico State and Illinois men's basketball coach Lou Henson, who is set to be inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame this fall, was in a Houston hospital awaiting tests due to a weakened immune system. The 83-year-old Henson became dehydrated last week and spent a few days in an Illinois hospital, the Las Cruces Sun-News reported. Henson...
Via AP on Fox
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Former New Mexico State, Illinois coach Henson hospitalized

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Former New Mexico State and Illinois men's basketball coach Lou Henson, who is set to be inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame this fall, is at a Houston hospital awaiting tests due to a weakened immune system. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/1IaFP9T) the 83-year-old became dehydrated last week and spent a few days in an Illinois...
Via AP on Fox
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WAC Preview: Will Someone Other Than New Mexico State Make The NCAA Tournament?

Even though last season was the first in which New Mexico State won the regular season title in this stretch, the Aggies have claimed the last four automatic bids into the NCAA tournament. After losing four seniors off last year’s team that went 13-1 in WAC play, however, the time might be ripe for someone else to take over atop the heap next season. The bad news there is that...
Via The Student Section
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wayne Selden Jr. Completes the Alley-Oop Against New Mexico St. with Authority

The Jayhawks are off to a good start in the NCAA Tournament with a 36-23 lead over New Mexico State at the half. Thursday's action saw a few upsets occur and the Jayhawks are going to do everything they can to make sure they don't go out like the high seeds that fell the day before. They have led or been tied with the Aggies for the entire half making it a good day to be a Kansas...
Via FatManWriting
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Players Are Pretty Confident They Will Upset Kansas

New Mexico State won the Western Athletic Conference title and were rewarded with the No. 15 seed in the Midwest region. They’ll take on No. 2 seed Kansas in the round of 64 tomorrow at 12:15 PM EST in Omaha, Neb. In the last three tournaments, three 15 seeds have beaten a 2, and some Aggie players are quite confident they will make it four of those upsets in four years. New Mexico...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA women's coaches Inman, Trakh join select company

Tennessee State's Larry Joe Inman and Mark Trakh of New Mexico State have joined an exclusive club, becoming the ninth and 10th women's basketball coaches to guide at least three different schools to the NCAA Tournament. Their accomplishments are even more impressive considering both Inman and Trakh were out of the college head coaching ranks not too long ago and pulled off the feat...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Aggies get top seed Maryland in NCAA 1st round

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland's reward for going unbeaten in its first Big Ten season is a No. 1 seed in the Spokane Region of the NCAA Tournament. The Terrapins (30-2) won their final 24 games, including 21 in a row against conference foes, to become a top seed for the fourth time in school history. "I think it shows we had a really consistent season, when you go undefeated and...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State women win WAC tourney

LAS VEGAS -- Whether it was inside or outside, New Mexico State couldn't seem to miss in the first half of the Western Athletic Conference final Saturday against Texas-Pan American. The Aggies shot 69 percent in the opening half and routed the Broncs 70-52 for their first tournament title and first NCAA bid since 1988. Tourney MVP Brianne Freeman finished with 17 points and nine...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 24

Football coach Doug Martin joins Adam Young to discuss the Aggies' recruiting class of 2015; men's and women's basketball coaches Marvin Menzies and Mark Trakh review their team's recent victories and preview their upcoming games; and softball coach Kathy Rodolph looks back on a successful opening weekend for her program.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 23

Men's and women's basketball coaches Marvin Menzies and Mark Trakh discuss the continued success for their teams in WAC play; associate athletic director for student development James Hall talks about the Aggies' academic progress; and Adam Young visits with track and field coach Orin Richburg and men's golf coach Mike Dirks.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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