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Who is Sim Bhullar and why is he declaring for the NBA Draft?

Photo is courtesy of http://www.sbnation.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Every year once the college basketball season is over, we prepare ourselves for the next crop of early exits from the college game to the NBA. There was no surprise when Andrew Wiggins said he was...
Via In The Neutral Zone
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 32

In this week's edition of New Mexico State Sports Weekly, football coach Doug Martin previews what fans can expect in Saturday'€™s spring game, equestrian coach Robin Morris-Walters gives an update on her team'€™s quest for a national title, and softball coach coach Kathy Rodolph discusses her team'€™s record-setting weekend plus previews the rest of the season...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
5 days ago  |  Discuss

7'5 center Sim Bhullar will declare for NBA Draft, according to report

The New Mexico State big man does not project to be a top pick, but his size alone should get him some looks. New Mexico State sophomore Sim Bhullar will forgo his remaining two years of eligibility and enter the NBA Draft, Scout.com's John Gershon is reporting. The towering 7'5 center showed value for the Aggies the last two seasons, but only in spurts. He's been a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 7-Foot-5 New Mexico State Center Sim Bhullar Declares For NBA Draft

You may remember New Mexico State center Sim Bhullar from this year’s NCAA Tournament. At 7-foot-5, he’s extremely hard to miss on the court. Next season, fans may have to flip over to an NBA game to catch a glance of the massive Bhullar, as it is being reported that he will declare for the NBA draft. New Mexico State sophomore center Sim Bhullar is entering the NBA Draft, per...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly, Episode 31

In this week's episode of New Mexico State Sports Weekly, football coach Doug Martin provides an update from spring practice, softball coach Kathy Rodolph explains why her team is doing so well and how they intend to keep up the heat, and cheerleading coach Jessica Convington talks about how the mascot has improved over the years as well as providing insight to what it takes...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly, Episode 31

Doug Martin updates spring football practice, Kathy Rodolph talks softball team's success and more.
Via FOXSports.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly, Episode 30

In this week's episode, Jay Sanderson catches up with baseball coach Rocky Ward and softball coach Kathy Rodolph to discuss the opening week of play in the WAC season and lookahead to the upcoming games over the next couple of weeks. Plus, we take one final look at the basketball season as men's assistant coach Keith Brown is mic'd up for an all-access glimpse at the Aggies.  
Via Fox Sports Arizona
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Torn ACL didn't stop Gophers CB Boddy-Calhoun from being positive

MINNEAPOLIS -- Briean Boddy-Calhoun had every right to be bummed out. Just when the Gophers cornerback was playing perhaps the best football of his career, his season came to a screeching halt. Boddy-Calhoun tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in Minnesota's second game of the season last year against New Mexico State when a teammate rolled into his left knee. As soon as...
Via Fox Sports North
22 days ago  |  Discuss

New Mexico AD says NCAA apologized for travel issues

New Mexico State athletic director McKinley Boston says the NCAA has apologized for making the Aggies fly home immediately after their second-round tournament loss and inadequate bus transportation from the airport.
Via FOXSports.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

SDSU Coach Steve Fisher Rips NCAA during Post-Game Presser

Steve Fisher and San Diego State pulled off the 73-69 in overtime win over New Mexico State on Thursday night (in fact, the game ended Friday morning around 1:15 EST).  After the game, in the team’s post-game presser, head coach Steve Fisher called the NCAA “Disgraceful” for not finding a way to accommodate the kids. “New Mexico State has to do this,” Fisher said. ...
Via Diehardsport
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Nails Game-Tying Three-Pointer To Send Game To OT

New Mexico State prevented sleep-deprived sportswriters from going to bed by nailing a game-tying three-pointer and forcing overtime.
Via Gamedayr
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: NMSU’s Kevin Aronis Buries Deep 3-Pointer To Force Overtime vs. San Diego State

New Mexico State trailed San DIego State by five points with 22 seconds to play in regulation. Somehow, the Aggies were able to take the Aztecs to overtime. Senior forward Renaldo Dixon was able to get a key rebound and putback off of a Kevin Aronis miss and bring NMSU back within three. On the ensuing inbounds, San Diego State senior Xavier Thames fumbled the ball out of bounds...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Aronis Hits Game-Tying Three against San Diego State to Send Game to OT

San Diego State was just giving New Mexico State every opportunity to get back into their second round matchup game on Thursday night. After Kevin Aronis missed his first three-point attempt, the Aggies got their own rebound and Aronis was found again; this time he wouldn’t miss. This was also after a terrible inbounds turnover by SDSU: [SB Nation][@_MarcusD_] The post Kevin Aronis...
Via Diehardsport
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: New Mexico State Bench Features A K.C. Ross-Miller Jersey

New Mexico State is in a tight one with San Diego State right now, and they could definitely use all the help they can get against a very stingy Aztec defense. Unfortunately, they are still without the services of K.C. Ross-Miller, who was suspended for the season after throwing a ball at a Utah Valley player, triggering a very ugly brawl between the two teams. Ross-Miller was first...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State's 7'5" Sim Bhullar defends sans jumping

One of the great things about the Tournament is that fans get a chance to see guys play that they normally would never see--guys like New Mexico State's Sim Bhullar. The sophomore hails from Ontario, weighs in at an awesome 355 pounds, and stands 7'5" tall.The dude is so freaking tall he barely had to jump in order to block this shot!  @cjzero/TwitterYou can see him...
Via FatManWriting
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Is In Awe Of Sim Bhullar, NMSU’s 7-Foot-5, 355-Pound Center

Understandably, most college basketball fans don’t get to watch every single NCAA Tournament team play during the regular season. So most people tuning into truTV right now are watching in complete shock as New Mexico State’s sophomore center Sim Bhullar sprints up and down the court. Bhullar, easily one of the largest collegiate basketball players ever, stands at 7-foot-5 and...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Most likely upsets on Day 1 of the NCAA tournament

You should really watch New Mexico State, if only for Sim Bhullar (who is 7'5")16 games, and 16 chances for David to try and reign supreme over Goliath. There's nothing like the NCAA tournament, mostly because every year there are unforgettable upsets. Upsets that simultaneously remind us why we love sports (the stories and excitement) and hate them (when these upsets...
Via Celtics Life
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: San Diego State Vs. New Mexico State – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

Twitter/San Diego State In the final game of the first Thursday of the 2014 NCAA Tournament, fans willing to stay up past midnight (on the east coast, at least) will get to witness a matchup of two elite programs out west. Mountain West regular season champ San Diego State is set to take on WAC Tournament winner New Mexico State. Be sure to click here for more on San Diego State...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Aggies' big man Bhullar stands in SDSU's way

Steve Fisher cut down the final net in the NCAA tournament 25 years ago and reached two other national championship games, so he knows about playing deep into March. He'd like to think his fourth-seeded San Diego State Aztecs can advance beyond the opening weekend this year. To have that chance, the defensive-minded Aztecs first will have to get past an intriguing matchup Thursday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bracketbuster: San Diego State Vs. New Mexico State

Every year, there is a major upset that leaves a majority of college basketball fans tearing up and throwing away their brackets. Florida Gulf Coast and Harvard wrecked brackets everywhere last season with victories over second seeded Georgetown and third seeded New Mexico in the first round of the tournament. Trying to pick potential upsets involving teams seeded lower than 12 is...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Aggies' big man Bhullar stands in SDSU's way

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Steve Fisher cut down the final net in the NCAA tournament 25 years ago and reached two other national championship games, so he knows about playing deep into March. He'd like to think his fourth-seeded San Diego State Aztecs can advance beyond the opening weekend this year. To have that chance, the defensive-minded Aztecs first will have to get past an intriguing...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: New Mexico State to travel without K.C. Ross-Miller

WAC champion New Mexico State will play the NCAA Tournament without junior guard K.C. Ross-Miller according to a report from Jason Groves of the Sun News. Ross-Miller has missed the last five games after being involved in a post-game altercation on the floor in the Aggies’ loss to Utah Valley on February 27th. The junior has been suspended ever since. ... The loss of Ross-Miller...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State guard K.C. Ross-Miller will not play in NCAA Tournament

If New Mexico State is going to grab the nation’s eye with a run in the 2014 NCAA Tournament, it will do so without starting guard K.C. Ross-Miller. Las Cruces Sun-News writer Jason Groves tweeted Monday night that McKinley Boston, New Mexico State’s athletic director, said Ross-Miller will not travel with the team or play in the postseason. NMSU AD McKinley Boston told me KC...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State represents WAC as a No. 13 seed in West Region

Photo: Doug Beghtel | The Oregonian As the automatic qualifier from the WAC, New Mexico State earned a No. 13 in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The Aggies will face No. 4 seed San Diego State in the West Region. This marks the Aggies’ third straight season with a NCAA Tournament appearance, and their fourth appearance in the last five. New Mexico State should be a trendy upset pick...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NM State Wins Third Consecutive WAC Title Defeating Idaho 77-55

The New Mexico State men’s basketball team won the 2014 Western Athletic Conference title after defeating Idaho 77-55 in the finals of the WAC Tournament, Saturday, March 15 in the Orleans Arena to three-peat as conference champions. The Aggies are now 5-1 all-time in WAC Championship games and will head to the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive year and for the 21st time...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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