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Gators to use 2 quarterbacks in season opener vs. New Mexico State

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida will play two quarterbacks in its Sept. 5 season opener against New Mexico State. New Gators coach Jim McElwain says sophomore Treon Harris and redshirt freshman Will Grier both will play. Harris started the final six games last season, completing 49.5 percent of his passes for 1,019 yards, with nine touchdowns and four interceptions. He also ran...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators to use 2 quarterbacks in season opener vs. New Mexico State

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida will play two quarterbacks in its Sept. 5 season opener against New Mexico State. New Gators coach Jim McElwain says sophomore Treon Harris and redshirt freshman Will Grier both will play. Harris started the final six games last season, completing 49.5 percent of his passes for 1,019 yards, with nine touchdowns and four interceptions. He also ran...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No resolution in sight: Gators to play both QBs in the opener

For anyone holding out hope that a quarterback would emerge before the Sept. 5 opener against New Mexico State, no need to continue with those thoughts as Jim McElwain says both will play against the Aggies. With no separation between redshirt freshman Will Grier and sophomore Treon Harris, their head coach will let their game results determine the team's starter. The Gators shouldn...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

McElwain announces both Grier and Harris will play in season opener

Well, there is. Jim McElwain has finally gone and said it: both Will Grier and Treon Harris will play in the Gators’ season opener against New Mexico State. By all accounts, Grier got off to a fantastic start in the … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NM State 2015 Captains Named

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The 2015 NM State football team captains have been chosen as announced by head coach Doug Martin on Saturday. Linebacker Rodney Butler, defensive lineman Alex Trujillo, linebacker Robert Wagner, wide receiver Teldrick Morgan and offensive lineman Andy Cunningham have been selected by the coaching staff to lead the Aggies this season.
Via New Mexico State FB - Official Site
23 days ago

Kentucky schedules New Mexico State in 2016

Since UAB disbanded their football program and then brought them back for 2017, Kentucky needed to fill a hole in their schedule in the 2016 season. It’s always hard to find a team on late notice, but UK was able to lock in New Mexico State in to that spot, scheduled for September 17th.  According […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Season Preview: Game One, New Mexico State Aggies

A sad ending to a wonderful baseball season carries the silver lining that some of you have been waiting for since January: football season is almost here. That means it’s time to start our breakdown of each of Florida’s opponents. Last year, … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
June 22, 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

New Mexico State Aggies 2015 Preview and Prediction

Optimism is not usually plentiful for New Mexico State, but that may be the case for the Aggies this season. New Mexico State improved on offense...
Via Athlon Sports
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

Maryland gets No. 1 seed, opens at home vs New Mexico State

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) 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. After reaching the Final Four a year ago, the Terrapins hope to go farther this season. Riding a 24-game winning streak, Maryland opens at home Saturday against New Mexico State. Maryland's 30-2 record includes an 18-0 mark in the...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 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 St. tops Chicago St., finishes 13-1 in WAC

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Tshilidzi Nephawe scored 13 points, including a dunk with 33 seconds left to play, and New Mexico State closed out the Western Athletic Conference regular season with a 61-57 win over Chicago State on Saturday night. New Mexico State (21-10, 13-1) had the regular-season title wrapped up weeks ago, finishing five games ahead of its nearest challenger and heads...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Nephawe leads New Mexico State over UTPA 69-48

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) Tshilidzi Nephawe scored 19 points and pulled down 14 rebounds to lead New Mexico State to a 69-48 victory over Texas-Pan American on Wednesday night. The victory gave the Western Athletic Conference regular-season champions (20-10, 12-1) a 20-win season for the 26th time, and the fourth in a row and sixth in the last eight seasons under coach Marvin Menzies...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NMSU-UTPA basketball game postponed

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) The Western Athletic Conference men's basketball game between New Mexico State and host Texas-Pan American was postponed because of travel issues. The game was rescheduled for Wednesday night at Texas-Pan American. The Aggies' connecting flight on Friday from Dallas-Fort Worth to McAllen, Texas, was canceled because of winter weather. The Aggies were unable...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 26

Men's basketball coach Marvin Menzies joins Adam Young to discuss the Aggies' regular-season WAC championship, and seniors DK Eldridge and Remi Barry reflect on their careers at New Mexico State; plus updates from women's basketball coach Mark Trakh and women's tennis coach Ivan Fernandez.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Aggies trounce Grand Canyon, clinch WAC title

PHOENIX -- Remi Barry scored 18 points and New Mexico State clinched the Western Athletic Conference title by beating Grand Canyon 72-55 on Saturday night. Daniel Mullings had 16 points and five assists for New Mexico State (19-10, 11-1 Western Athletic Conference), which has won nine in a row and 14 of its last 15. Pascal Siakam added 13 points and eight rebounds while Ian Baker...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 25

Basketball coach Marvin Menzies, baseball coach Brian Green and softball coach Kathy Rodolph join Adam Young for the latest developments with their programs, plus a visit with basketball player Sasha Weber, who joined the 1,000-point club, and Hall of Fame coach Lou Henson.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 20, 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

Aggies holds on to beat Texas-Pan American

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Daniel Mullings hit three 3-pointers on his way to 14 points to help New Mexico State hold on and beat Texas-Pan American 53-48 on Saturday night. New Mexico State (13-10, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference) has won three straight and eight of its last nine games. The Aggies led by as many as 16 points, and had a 14-point lead with 6:47 to play. Texas-Pan American...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Aggies holds on to beat Texas-Pan American

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Daniel Mullings hit three 3-pointers on his way to 14 points to help New Mexico State hold on and beat Texas-Pan American 53-48 on Saturday night. New Mexico State (13-10, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference) has won three straight and eight of its last nine games. The Aggies led by as many as 16 points, and had a 14-point lead with 6:47 to play. Texas-Pan American...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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