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NM State overcomes bad shooting night to eek out gritty win over CSUB

Jabari Rice drives to the hoop in the Aggies' 61-57 win over CSU Bakersfield.

James Martin, Sports Editor

January 30, 2020

It was far from pretty, but the New Mexico State basketball team held off a gritty CSU Bakersfield Thursday night, toppling the Roadrunners 61-57 thanks to good ball security and stingy defense down the stretch. The Aggies looked unstoppable after near perfect start where they quickly put up 21 points...

Injuries loom as Aggie basketball continues to make history

NM State carries what is tied for the seventh longest active winning streak in men's DI college basketball with nine straight wins into this weekend's home doubleheader.

James Martin, Sports Editor

January 30, 2020

As the injuries mount for the New Mexico State basketball team, recreating the success of team’s past becomes an ever-growing challenge, but so far, the Aggies have proven to be up to the test, plowing forward to set a WAC-record 21-straight conference wins in a row heading into this weekend’s crucial ...

Henderson buzzer-beater saves Aggie win over UTRGV

Adrianna Henderson comes up clutch in NM State's 76-75 win over UT Rio Grande Valley.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

January 23, 2020

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team carved out a more comfortable position near the top of the WAC after Thursday’s last second 76-75 win over UT Rio Grande Valley at the Pan American Center. After giving up the lead with just over six seconds to play, NM State sealed a second straight vi...

NM State women’s basketball pulls off 17-point comeback in blowout win over Seattle

Gia Pack explodes for 30 points and 19 boards in the Aggies' 83-65 win over Seattle.

James Martin, Sports Editor

January 18, 2020

The New Mexico State women's basketball team make a much needed return to the win column Saturday afternoon, completing a 17-point comeback and knocking off Seattle 83-65 to put an end to a tough two game snide and stay in the WAC contender hunt. The Aggies blew back-to-back fourth quarter leads in their la...

NM State volleyball comes up short against BYU at NCAA Tournament

The Aggies' season ends in Provo, Utah in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against BYU.

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

December 6, 2019

The New Mexico State volleyball team’s WAC Championship season came to a close Friday night after falling to Brigham Young University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in straight-sets (7-25, 23-25, 19-25). The Aggies started started things out with an immediate ace by Natalie Mikels, but ...

Aggies end dry spell with much needed win vs Western NM

New Mexico State ends a nearly month long losing streak, defeating WNMU 75-56 to pick up their second win of the year.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

December 4, 2019

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team bagged their second win of the season Wednesday night against Western New Mexico, downing the Mustangs 75-56 thanks to a strong second half led by Gia Pack. A monstrous night by Pack, who tallied 26 points, seven defensive rebounds, two assists, and three ...

New Mexico State in good shape after handing Miners first loss of the season

The Aggies hold off a persistent UTEP comeback effort to improve to 5-4 on the season.

James Martin, Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

The New Mexico State men’s basketball team righted the ship against a previously undefeated UTEP, grinding out an ugly win in crunch time to prove that this team still has what it takes to be the premiere team in the WAC come February and March. In a game that saw neither team make a field goal for the las...

Aggies gear up for UTEP rematch following Cayman Islands Classic

NM State looks to pick up their first rivalry win of the season in their second try against an undefeated UTEP.

James Martin, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

After climbing back up to .500 following a near sweep at the Cayman Islands Classic, the New Mexico State men’s basketball team set their sights on part two of this season’s Battle of I-10, looking to avenge their November loss against a surging UTEP side. The Aggies took advantage of the much needed...

NM State turns in best performance of the season on Senior Night, tops UTEP for second straight

The 29 graduating Aggie seniors improve to 3-1 against UTEP after beating their highway rival 44-35.

Anthony McKenna and James Martin

November 23, 2019

The New Mexico State football team secured their second straight win on the 2019 season and third straight victory over borderline rival UTEP, knocking off the Miners 44-35 behind a dominant running game and big defensive plays in the second half. Led by Jason Huntley in his last game at Aggie Memorial Stadi...

New Mexico State and UTEP set to square off in battle of one-win rivals

NM State looks to win back to back games for the first time since defeating UTEP and Liberty in October of 2018.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

November 22, 2019

The Battle of I-10 comes to Las Cruces this Saturday, with the New Mexico State football team looking to build on win No. 1 of the season last week to pick up a third straight victory over an equally struggling UTEP team who has won just two games since the start of the 2017 season. NM State ended t...

NM State comes up just short in instant classic showdown vs. UNM

Jabari Rice scores 13 points on seven shots, but is unable to convert a go-ahead three-pointer in the final seconds of the game.

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

November 22, 2019

In true Battle of I-25 fashion, everything would come down the the waning seconds of the game, and unfortunately for the New Mexico State basketball team, it would be the Lobos making enough plays at the end to prevail in what was a thriller. Seven ties and twelve lead changes would keep the game in the...

Aggies drop third straight in loss to Pepperdine

Gia Pack brings the ball up the floor.

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

November 20, 2019

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team’s losing streak is up to three games after Wednesday night’s 72-69 loss to Pepperdine as the Aggies continue their early season struggle in the post Brooke Salas era. NM State got off to a sluggish start, falling behind 9-2 off the tipoff and faili...

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