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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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Raptors HQ
5 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
5 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
5 days ago

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
23 days ago  |  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

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...
Via Associated Press
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...
Via Associated Press
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...
Via Associated Press
March 06, 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...
Via Associated Press
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Late 3 lifts New Mexico State past Bakersfield in 2OT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Ian Baker hit a 3-point field at the buzzer of the second overtime to lift New Mexico State to a 68-67 win over Cal State Bakersfield in a Western Athletic Conference showdown Saturday night. Bakersfield took a 31-18 lead on Dedrick Basile's dunk with 30 seconds left in the first half, but Tanveer Bhullar's layup with three seconds left sent New Mexico State...
Via Associated Press
January 24, 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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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...
Via FatManWriting
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. 
Via College Spun
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...
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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

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 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
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