NMSU Round Up

Aggies softball has a perfect weekend

Derek Gonzales, Staff Writer

February 14, 2016


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  It’s safe to say the New Mexico State softball team is on a mission to repeat last year’s success. After defeating Incarnate Word three times and UTEP once in the first two days of the Aggie Invitational, the Aggies capped off the weekend with a 12-4 win in six innings over the UTEP M...

Aggies get Help from Everyone, Win Big

Derek Gonzales, Staff Writer

February 7, 2016


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  New Mexico State came into Saturday’s game against Utah Valley in an all too familiar place: atop the conference standings. After Thursday’s 70-50 win over Grand Canyon, the Aggies faced the Wolverines with a chance to keep their grip on sole possession of first place for at least another weekend, a...

Aggies beat GCU, on and off the court

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

February 4, 2016


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There were Twitter wars, pre-game crowd contests, and 5,000 flautas all promoting the highly anticipated NMSU-GCU matchup on Thursday night. But most of all, there was a game to be played, in which the Aggies were sure to leave no doubt in anyone’s mind by night’s end. The NMSU Aggies enjoyed...

Aggies men’s basketball victorious on Lou Henson Day

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

January 30, 2016


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  The New Mexico State Aggies returned home for the first time in the spring semester to blow out the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros on Saturday night in the Pan American Center, 92-68, in the Lou Henson Classic. Henson, the legendary Aggie coach who guided the Aggies to the...

Aggies take down Seattle behind Salas’ career-night

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

January 21, 2016


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Rarely does a competitive, successful team bring back veteran leadership and savvy that is able to play now, and also have clear building blocks for the future. The New Mexico State women’s basketball team has the best of both worlds. The Aggies took down the Seattle University Red Hawks on Thursday...

Siakam, Baker, lead NMSU to win over UTEP

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

December 2, 2015


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  The Aggies defeated the University of Texas - El Paso Miners, 73-59, on Wednesday night in the Pan American Center. UTEP came into the game undefeated, while NMSU was reeling from an overtime loss to Air Force. Pascal Siakam opened up the official scoring with an opening offensive boar...

Aggies win nail-biter in overtime

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

November 24, 2015


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  The New Mexico State Aggies took on the Robert Morris Colonials on Tuesday night in the Pan American Center. This was the second edition in a one-day double header that was headlined by both the Aggie men and women’s basketball teams. The Lady Aggies defeated the Southern Utah Thunderbirds...

Siakam, Chuha lead Aggies to blowout win

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

November 21, 2015


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The Aggies defeated the Mississippi Valley State University Delta Devils, 85-46, Saturday night in the Pan American Center. The Aggies came into the contest fresh off their Wednesday night victory against Tennessee Tech. This game also served as the second game out of four for the Aggies in the Air F...

NMSU completes comeback behind Siakam’s stellar night

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

November 19, 2015


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  NMSU was down by three points at halftime to a solid Tennessee Tech team. The Aggies realized they needed to play smarter, and it worked. The Aggies played the first game in the Air Force Classic on Wednesday night against the Tennessee Tech Golden, downing the visiting team, 76-63. New...

Aggies blow out rival UNM in home-opener

Albert Luna, Sport's Editor

November 17, 2015


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  NMSU women’s basketball Head Coach Mark Trakh could not remember the last time his team beat in-state rivals two games in a row. That was, until Tuesday night. The New Mexico State women Aggies had their home-opener on Tuesday night as they took on the University of New Mexico Lobos, ...

Baker, Siakam shine in loss to UNM

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

November 16, 2015


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  New Mexico State admittedly has a young team that needs experience playing in big games. Sunday should serve as a good wake-up call. The Aggies faced off against their in-state rivals, the UNM Lobos, Sunday night in the Pan American Center, keeping things close, but slipping at the end i...

Siakam’s big second half propels NMSU to season-opening win

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

November 13, 2015


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  The New Mexico State Aggies have picked up right where they left off from last season it appears, with new faces filling in similar roles. The Aggies garnered their first win of the season as they took on Houston Baptist University on Friday night in the Pan American Center. The game se...

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