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2014 Preview Questions: How difficult is the schedule?

One of the less mentioned aspects to last season's bounce back year was our manageable schedule. Three very winnable games in Army, New Mexico State and Villanova, gave Addazio a good base for bowl eligibility. This year the schedule is not as friendly. But how difficult is it?The experts think BC's got a challenging slate. Phil Steele ranks our Schedule Difficulty at 28...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sim Bhullar A New Face In Sacramento

#450485482 / gettyimages.com After going undrafted Thursday night Sim Bhullar’s odds turned around when he got signed by the Sacramento Kings. Bhullar is a 7’5 360 lb Indo-Canadian basketball player (Indian and Canadian). Bhullar played for New Mexico State University and started at center for them. Bhullar bursted onto the scene at the NCAA college basketball tournament where...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sim Bhullar: New face in Sacramento

After going undrafted Thursday night Sim Bhullar’s odds turned around when he got signed by the Sacramento Kings earlier today.  Bhullar is a 7’5 360 lb Indo-Canadian basketball player (Indian and Canadian). Bhullar played for New Mexico State University and started at center for them. He bursted onto the scene at the NCAA college basketball tournament where NMSU played San...
Via KC Sports Ninja
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort Still ‘Next in Line’ for UFC Title Despite Failed Drug Test

Jason High gets fired for pushing referee Kevin Mulhall in the heat of the moment, and subsequently gets suspended for one year from the New Mexico State Athletic Commission, while Vitor Belfort (pictured) apparently gets a UFC middleweight title shot after admitting he flunked his random drug test due to elevated levels of testosterone. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight...
Via 5thRound.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

7-Foot-5 Sim Bhullar Can Become First Indian Player in NBA (Video)

New Mexico State center Sim Bhullar has a chance to make history by becoming the first player ever of Indian descent to be in the NBA. Bhullar also could become one of the biggest draft picks ever, too. At 7-foot-5 and 360 pounds, the Canadian-born Bhullar is a giant of a human being. His size definitely helps and is ever-growing fame continues after coming off two straight appearances...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 days ago  |  Discuss

At 7'5" ... Sim Bhullar is the biggest player in the 2014 NBA Draft

Vlogger (Bleacher Report): "At 7'5" Sim Bhullar is the biggest player in the 2014 NBA Draft and is taller than any current NBA player. The two-time WAC MVP out of New Mexico State would be the first ever NBA player of primarily Indian descent."Bhullar has taken some criticism for being too raw to make it in the fast-paced NBA. Leading up to the Draft, he has been...
Via Bob's Blitz
15 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Salaries Released

New Mexico State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all the athletes who competed in last Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov” event. YES! YES! YES! Thanks to some home cooking from two judges, lightweight Diego Sanchez (pictured) was the card’s highest earner. Sanchez scored $140,000, half of which came via win bonus, for his highly...
Via 5thRound.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Canadian Giant – Sim Bhullar

Sim Bhullar is a monster prospect. I’m using the word monster as a unique compliment. This guy is HUGE, Bhullar stands at a bit over SEVEN FOOT 5” and weighs in at well over 300 pounds! Try and find another 2014 NBA Draft prospect with anywhere near those measurements (Hint: You can’t). He is currently not even listed as a first or second round pick in most mock drafts but...
Via KC Sports Ninja
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NMSU Coach Cited Twice For Huffing Air From a Can

New Mexico State University offensive line coach Chris Symington has resigned after being cited twice for huffing air from a can. Symington was just hired on May 9 but he has much more to deal with now than improving the offensive line. From the Las Cruces Sun News: Las Cruces police cited Chris Symington twice in a four-day span for huffing compressed air, the second incident unfolding...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NMSU coach Chris Symington cited twice in four days for huffing air from can

The New Mexico State University football team hired offensive line coach Chris Symington on May 9. Unfortunately, a dangerous addiction has resulted in the school already looking to replace him. According to the Las Cruces Sun-News, Symington was cited two times in four days for huffing compressed air. According to police, Symington received his first […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State transfer K.C. Ross-Miller to Auburn, eligible immediately

Former New Mexico State guard K.C. Ross-Miller will transfer to Auburn, according to multiple media reports on Monday night. The 6-foot-1 guard is eligible to play immediately for head coach Bruce Pearl. Ross-Miller averaged 8.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game this past season for New Mexico State. He announced his decision to transfer on March 30. Ross-Miller’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Matej Buovac will transfer from New Mexico State

New Mexico State head men's basketball coach Marvin Menzies announced on Thursday that forward Matej Bouvac will be transferring to Sacred Heart University at the end of this semester. Buovac will be entering his junior year of eligibility at the start of next season. Located in Fairfield, Connecticut, Sacred Heart is a Division I school in the Northeast Conference. The Pioneers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Menzies Signs a Two-Year Contract Extension with the Aggies

New Mexico State Athletics Director Dr. McKinley Boston announced on Wednesday that head men’s basketball coach Marvin Menzies has signed a two-year contract extension with NM State. The contract extension goes thru 2019. “I am pleased to offer Coach Menzies a two-year contract extension based upon the consistent competiveness of his team, consistent academic success of his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 34

In this week's episode of New Mexico State Sports Weekly, softball coach Kathy Rodolph discusses her team's preparations for the WAC tournament. Also hear from women's tennis coach Ivan Fernandez and men's tennis coach Carlos Vargas on their team's postseason efforts, and from golf coach Mike Dirks on his team's successful season and their postseason hopes...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers pluck line coach from New Mexico State

A couple of months after the spinning of the 2013-14 Coaching Carousel came to an unofficial end, New Mexico State has found itself forced back on the unpopular ride. Following up on reports from earlier in the day, NMSU confirmed in a press release that Steve Marshall has decided to leave his post as offensive line coach to take a job with the Green Bay Packers. Specifically, Marshall...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Martinez, ASU shut out NMSU

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Starting right-hander Seth Martinez threw seven scoreless innings and the Arizona State baseball team shut out New Mexico State, 2-0, on Tuesday night at Packard Stadium. The Sun Devils (24-17) recorded their second shutout in the past three games as Martinez combined with right-handed relievers Jordan Aboites and Ryan Burr to allow a season-low two hits and strike...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

7-foot-5 Aggies center Bhullar declares for NBA Draft

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- New Mexico State center Sim Bhullar has decided to forego his final two seasons of college eligibility and enter his name into the 2014 NBA Draft. Bhullar, who is 7-feet-5 and 360 pounds,  earned Most Valuable Player honors in both the 2013 and 2014 Western Athletic Conference tournaments and led the Aggies to a pair of NCAA Tournament berths.  In two seasons...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Long ball leads Arizona softball to sweep

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona softball hit nine home runs in two games, three off the bat of Courtney Rodriguez, to sweep a doubleheader against New Mexico State at Hillenbrand Stadium Wednesday night, 13-3 (5 innings) in game one and 13-7 in the nightcap. Sophomore outfielder Courtney Rodriguez did not have a home run and had hit just nine extra base hits in her 163 career at-bats entering...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 18, 2014  |  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
April 17, 2014  |  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
April 16, 2014  |  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
April 11, 2014  |  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
April 04, 2014  |  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
April 01, 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
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