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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.
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Raptors Draft Double-Double Machine Pascal Siakam 27th Overall

Pascal Siakam from New Mexico State University is a double-double machine and this past season he led all Division One schools with 27. The native of Cameroon averaged 20.2 points, 11.6 rebounds and 2.2 blocks last season.
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2 days ago

NBA Draft 2016 Poll: What do you think about the Pascal Siakam pick?

This one is a bit of a head-scratcher. Some high-level prospects were dropping and it seemed like the Raptors would have their choice of quality players at the 27th pick. Instead, as he's done now multiple years in a row, GM Masai Ujiri drafted way outside the box. This time it was the selection of forward Pascal Siakam from New Mexico State. Draft Express had him going 43rd in...
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2 days ago

Raptors take New Mexico State's Pascal Siakam with the 27th pick.

Sure! The Raptors have selected New Mexico State big man Pascal Siakam with the 27th-overall pick in the NBA Draft. What a bizarre night for Toronto. After playing it safe and selecting Jakob Poeltl with the ninth pick earlier in the night, the Raptors somehow found themselves with a pair of projected lottery-level big man up for grabs with their second first-round pick. But instead...
Via Raptors HQ
2 days ago

VIDEO: Pascal Siakam draft workout, highlights

The Toronto Raptors used the No. 27 overall pick on New Mexico State forward Pascal Siakam on Thursday. Here’s a look at a draft workout he did in front of DraftExpress, and here’s a detailed breakdown of one of his games against Baylor. And here are a pair of highlight packages: Check back Monday for a full, much more detailed scouting report on the Utah product. Follow @raptorsrepublicFoll...
Via Raptors Republic
2 days ago

Top five underrated RBs heading into the 2016 CFB season

In an era when throwing the football has revolutionized the game, many would argue that the running back position has taken a backseat to more flashy offensive firepower in college football. The 2015 college football season would beg to differ. Fourteen different running backs tallied over 1,500 yards rushing, while former Oklahoma Sooner and current Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson...
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19 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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April 26, 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...
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March 19, 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...
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March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Cal-State Bakersfield wins NCAA bid with buzzer beater after killer crossover

Cal-State Bakersfield beat New Mexico State on Saturday night in spectacular fashion. Check out this killer cross-over followed by a game winning three pointer as Cal-State Bakersfield is on it’s way to it’s first ever NCAA Tournament….. The post Watch: Cal-State Bakersfield wins NCAA bid with buzzer beater after killer crossover appeared first on The Student Section.
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March 13, 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...
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March 13, 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...
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March 13, 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...
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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...
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March 12, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State clinches top WAC seed; beats UMKC 62-61

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) 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...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State makes pitch to remain in Sun Belt

New Mexico State has made its pitch to conference higher-ups to remain football members of the Sun Belt, according to Jason Groves of The Las Cruces Sun-News. University president Garrey Carruthers made his presentation via teleconference this past Wednesday in hopes of extending the Aggies’ time in the Sun Belt, with the current agreement between both parties set to expire after...
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February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State edges Bakersfield to hold first place in WAC

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Ian Baker scored 16 points, Braxton Huggins added 12 off the bench and New Mexico State closed on a 23-14 run to defeat Cal State Bakersfield 63-55 in a battle for first place in the Western Athletic Conference on Thursday night. Baker hit a 3-pointer that gave New Mexico State a 43-42 lead with 7:31 left to play, and Huggins followed with a pair of treys and...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico St. fights past CS Bakersfield 63-55 for WAC lead

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Ian Baker scored 16 points, Braxton Huggins added 12 off the bench and New Mexico State closed on a 23-14 run to defeat Cal State Bakersfield 63-55 in a battle for first place in the Western Athletic Conference on Thursday night. Baker hit a 3-pointer that gave New Mexico State a 43-42 lead with 7:31 left to play, and Huggins followed with a pair of treys...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State dumps Chicago State behind Siakam 69-55

CHICAGO (AP) Pascal Siakam scored 24 points on 10-for-12 shooting, hauled in eight rebounds and blocked five shots as New Mexico State defeated Chicago State 69-55 on Saturday. Chicago State led 14-6 early with the help of a 3-point play by Trayvon Palmer and a Fred Sims Jr. 3. But Siakam scored nine-straight, capping a 19-7 run that gave New Mexico State (18-8, 9-1 Western Athletic...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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