New Mexico St. holds off UT-Rio Grande Valley in 107-101 win

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) Ian Baker scored a career-high 36 points, Braxton Huggins pumped in 23 more and New Mexico State held on Saturday night for 107-101 win over Texas-Rio Grande Valley. New Mexico State (23-4, 9-2 Western Athletic Conference) pulled away in the second half with a 7-0 spurt that included a 3-pointer and a layup from Baker and made it 92-83 with just over eight...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

CSU Bakersfield snaps New Mexico St's 20-game streak, 72-53

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Jaylin Airington and Matt Smith each scored 17 points and CSU Bakersfield handed New Mexico State its first loss in Western Athletic Conference play, 72-53 on Thursday night. New Mexico State entered the game with the nation's second-longest active win streak (20 games) and boasted the nation's second-best record, both behind No. 1 Gonzaga. The Roadrunners...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New Mexico State rolls to 19th straight win

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Ian Baker scored 27 points and New Mexico State earned its 19th consecutive victory by beating NAIA Northern New Mexico College 98-75 on Monday night. The Aggies win streak is the nation's second longest, and Monday marked the first time since Nov. 21, 2011 they have received votes in the AP Top-25 poll. Four additional players finished in double figures...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

New Mexico State wins 10th in a row

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Ian Baker scored 18, including four 3-pointers, Eli Chuha had 16 points and nine rebounds, and New Mexico State beat Division II Eastern New Mexico 84-50 on Tuesday night for its 10th consecutive win.Braxton Huggins added 15 points and Matt Taylor scored 12.ENMU went scoreless for more than 4 minutes and without a field goal for eight minutes, 22 seconds as New...
Via Associated Press
December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State QB Tyler Rogers arrested on battery charge

The New Mexico State Aggies are looking to bounce back from the 2015 season that saw them go 3-9. However, their offense might have taken a bit of a hit when starting quarterback Tyler Rogers was arrested. The Las Cruces Sun-News reported Rogers was arrested last Friday after a warrant had been issued on Aug. 14. He was booked on a misdemeanor battery charge against a household...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 24, 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...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 26, 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...
Via Campus Sports Net
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 State quarterback throws four TD passes after attending father's funeral

Andrew Allen led New Mexico State to victory Saturday, hours after the quarterback attended the funeral for his father, who had been murdered while working security at a nightclub in Temple, Texas, on Halloween night.Allen was at the ceremony in the morning. He then drove four hours, and came off the bench to throw for 243 yards and four touchdowns as the Aggies downed UL Lafayette...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State beats Robert Morris in OT behind Siakam's 35 points

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Ian Baker scored 7 of his 10 points in overtime as New Mexico State defeated Robert Morris 81-71 to weather a challenge in the Air Force Classic on Tuesday night. Pascal Siakam scored a career-best 35 points for the Aggies (4-1). The 6-foot-9 sophomore from Cameroon has scored 30 points or better twice this season. Baker had a chance to win it in regulation, but...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Siakam scores 19, New Mexico State beats MVSU

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Pascal Siakam had 19 points and 16 rebounds, and New Mexico State led by no less than 23 in the second half to beat Mississippi Valley State 85-46 on Saturday night. Siakam, who is averaging 24.5 points in four games, scored less than 23 for the first time this season. The 6-foot-9 sophomore's 16 rebounds were one off a career best. Eli Chuha added 15 points and...
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November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State edges Louisiana-Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, La. -- Gregory Hogan hauled in a touchdown pass to tie the game late in the fourth quarter and Parker Davidson nailed a 21-yard field goal to lift New Mexico State to a 37-34 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday night. The winning kick was set up by a quick 32-yard drive after New Mexico State (3-7, 3-3 Sun Belt) held Lafayette to three-and-out following Hogan's game...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: New Mexico State ends losing streak on epic INT

The New Mexico State Aggies are pretty bad. How bad you ask? Well, before Saturday night, the team hadn’t won a game since September 6, 2014, when they defeated Georgia State 34-31. The team had started off 0-7 this year, losing twice to SEC schools, bringing their losing streak to seventeen games. On Saturday, the Aggies faced off against Sun Belt Conference opponent Idaho and...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State DB Terril Hanks Makes Interception With Feet To End 17-Game Losing Streak For Aggies

It's been rough for New Mexico State football the last couple of seasons. Heading into Saturday night's game against Idaho they had not won in 17 games. So when the team went ahead 55-48 in overtime the fans and players had to be thinking that maybe--just maybe--today would be the day. Maybe they had made enough plays to finally get a win.As it turns out, they needed one more play...
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November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Happy feet: New Mexico State wins on interception with ankles

On a night full of crazy endings in college football, one could be forgiven for having missed one of the craziest in Las Cruces, N.M.New Mexico State, which entered Saturday night winless on the season at 0-7 overall, took down Idaho 55-48 in overtime to earn its first victory when defensive back Terrill Hanks intercepted a pass with his ankles -- yes, his ankles -- after a deflection...
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November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State rallies for first victory in OT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Larry Rose III scored on 1-yard runs three times in the fourth quarter to bring New Mexico State back from a 23-point deficit to start the second half, then punched in from the 2 in overtime to lift the Aggies to their first win in eight tries for a 55-48 OT win over Idaho Saturday night. Idaho (3-5, 2-3 Sun Belt) took a 20-0 lead in the second half and Matt Linehan...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell Throws The Most Devastating Block Of The College Football Season Against New Mexico State

New Mexico State was not expected to be serious competition for Ole Miss and it wasn't. The Rebels destroyed the poor Aggies 52-3. If you want a picture of just how bad the defeat was for the Aggies there was one play that was pretty indicative of how the game went. I'm talking about what has to be the single most devastating block thrown in college football this season.You would...
Via FatManWriting
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Ole Miss Releases Promo For Saturday’s Game vs. New Mexico State

Ole Miss suffered one of the most-surprising losses of the season last weekend, when it was blown out by Florida in Gainesville.  The Rebels (4-1) will look to get back on track this Saturday against New Mexico State.  In anticipation of the contest, set to kick off at 12 p.m. E.T., Ole Miss has released the following promo. 
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October 09, 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

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

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