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Three keys to New Mexico State vs. Clemson

Three keys to New Mexico State vs. Clemson

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

SAN DIEGO- Upset-minded and looking to make a run deep into the NCAA Tournament, the New Mexico State Aggies will look to advance into the Round of 32 with a win Friday night against the No. 5 Clemson Tigers Friday night inside San Diego State’s Viejas Arena. Here are a couple of things to watch that...

Battle-tested Aggies look to embrace bright lights once more

Battle-tested Aggies look to embrace bright lights once more

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

SAN DIEGO- When New Mexico State takes the floor Friday night inside Viejas Arena, a lot of folks from around the country will be tuning in to see if the trendy upset pick from Las Cruces can slay Goliath in the No. 5 Clemson Tigers. The Aggies (28-5) are not just happy to make the NCAA Tournament,...

Chris Jans prepares experienced No. 12 New Mexico State for potential upset bid

Chris Jans prepares experienced No. 12 New Mexico State for potential upset bid

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

SAN DIEGO- Chris Jans says he’s not superstitious. Maybe he’s not. But from what it sounds like, maybe he is a little stitious. The first-year New Mexico State head men’s basketball coach brought to Southern California the same yellow socks with the small red Zia symbols that he wore in the Western...

Sports Podcast: March Madness tournament predictions; basketball overview

Sports Podcast: March Madness tournament predictions; basketball overview

Albert Luna and Jonah Gallegos

March 15, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

The Round Up's Editor-in-Chief Albert Luna is joined by Round Up Sports writer Jonah Gallegos to discuss NM State basketball. Both discuss their predictions for the NCAA tournament and preview NMSU's first round game against Clemson.

No. 12 New Mexico State to face No. 5 Clemson in NCAA Tournament

No. 12 New Mexico State to face No. 5 Clemson in NCAA Tournament

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

March 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Going dancing sure doesn’t get old. The New Mexico State Aggies, fresh off winning their eighth Western Athletic Conference Tournament Championship, will travel west down Interstate 10 to San Diego, where they will face the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Clemson Tigers Friday at 7:57 (MT) on TruTV...

WAC Championship Watch Party Photo Gallery

WAC Championship Watch Party Photo Gallery

Cassidy Kuester, Multimedia Staff

March 11, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

Students gathered at the Aggie Lounge in the Corbett Center Student Union Saturday night to watch the Aggies take on Grand Canyon University in a nail biting game that ended with a 72-58 win over the Antelopes.   

New Mexico State takes down GCU; claims WAC Tournament Title and heads to the NCAA Tournament

New Mexico State takes down GCU; claims WAC Tournament Title and heads to the NCAA Tournament

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

There were a lot of unknowns heading into the 2017-18 season for the New Mexico State University Men's basketball program; new coach, new recruits and just an entirely new team from a season ago – but first year head coach Chris Jans and his team continue to prove the naysayers wrong. ...

New Mexico State heads back to WAC Tournament championship, seventh straight WAC championship appearance

New Mexico State heads back to WAC Tournament championship, seventh straight WAC championship appearance

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

March 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

New Mexico State outlasted a tough Seattle University team Friday night inside the Orleans Arena, winning the game 84-79 and making it the seventh straight WAC tournament championship appearance for the Aggies.   It wasn't an easy game to get through, the Aggies (27-5) and the Redhawks (20-13) went blow for blow almost th...

Women Aggies fall to Seattle U in WAC semifinal game

Women Aggies fall to Seattle U in WAC semifinal game

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Seattle University's size and shooting was just too much for head coach Brooke Atkinson and her Aggies; New Mexico State fell to the Redhawks by a widespread score of 84-61.   Right from the start NMSU struggled to get shots to fall only shooting 33 percent in the first quarter, whic...

New Mexico State takes care of business, advances to WAC tournament semifinals

New Mexico State takes care of business, advances to WAC tournament semifinals

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

New Mexico State showed just why they entered the WAC tournament as the number one seed, defeating Chicago State 97-70.  Head coach Chris Jans and his team came out with high energy from the get-go and suffocated the Cougars on the defensive side, which might very well be one of NMSU's best de...

Aggies take care of business in opening round of WAC Tournament

Aggies take care of business in opening round of WAC Tournament

James Martin, Sports Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

New Mexico State looked the part of the top seed Wednesday night, riding an electric first half to an emphatic 84-60 victory over Chicago State in the the first round of the WAC Tournament in Las Vegas. There was no doubt this was the Aggies’ game to lose from the get-go. NMSU absolutely dominate...

COMMENTARY: NMSU women’s basketball in the midst of most successful run ever

COMMENTARY: NMSU women’s basketball in the midst of most successful run ever

James Martin, Sports Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

What the New Mexico State women’s basketball team has done over the last four years is nothing short of amazing. Since the program’s start in 1973, NMSU has brought home six regular-season conference championships — four of which coming in the last four years, with three conference tournament...

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