NMSU Round Up

UNM catches fire from deep, topples NM State in early season showdown

After three straight close games to start the 10`9-2020 season, the Aggies struggle to keep up with New Mexico.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

November 17, 2019

The rough start continues for the New Mexico State women’s basketball team in Sunday’s 86-67 loss to in-state-rival UNM at the Pan American Center dropping the Aggies to 1-3 on the season. NM State held their lone lead early in the first quarter, but the Lobos completely took charge of the second...

Aggies take down UIW for first win of the season

OJ Clark takes the punt return to the house, marking the first punt return for a touchdown since 2008 for NM State.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

November 16, 2019

It was a long time coming, but the New Mexico State football team managed to bring home its first win of the 2019 season, lighting up the University of Incarnate Word 41-28 in Saturday afternoon’s long awaited return home for the Aggies. In the essence of the shootout against UNM, NM State came out...

Aggies go perfect in WAC, cap off regular season with 17th straight win

New Mexico State finishes their regular season championship worthy campaign at 25-3, including a perfect 16-0 WAC record.

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

November 16, 2019

In New Mexico State’s nail-biting last game before the postseason, the WAC regular-season champions picked up a 3-1 victory over the Kansas City Roos to finish the regular season with a perfect 16-0 conference record. The first set started off well for the Aggies as they took the lead early with kil...

Polarizing start to season hardly a cause for concern for NM State basketball

Trevelin Queen blows by the Western New Mexico defender.

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

November 15, 2019

After a dominant win over Western New Mexico in the season opener, an ugly performance in Tuesday night’s loss to I-10 rival UTEP and a squeak-by-turned-blow-out victory over Southern on Thursday, the only certainty we’ve been able to learn is that it’s too early to gauge the ultimate ceiling ...

NM State women’s basketball stumbles in crunch time against Miners

Aaliyah Prince drops 22 points in Wednesday night's loss to UTEP.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

November 13, 2019

The early season rivalry would be a down-to-the-wire battle, but a deadly scoring drought would prove to doom the New Mexico State women’s basketball team, who fell to UTEP 63-57 to drop to 0-2 on the season. Neither side was prolific on the offensive end, with UTEP and NM State shooting 39 and 33...

NM State volleyball riding high, clinches WAC Championship with week to spare

New Mexico State downs GCU to extend their win streak to 15 and claim another conference title.

James Martin, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

Another year, another WAC Championship for the New Mexico State volleyball team. After another straight-set sweep Saturday — this time over Grand Canyon, marking their 14th of the season and eighth in conference play — sealed the deal for NM State (23-3, 14-0 WAC) with two games still left to play...

NM State football finishes month-plus long road trip at Ole Miss

The Aggies look to avoid losing nine straight games for the first time since they lost their last 10 games of the 2014 season this weekend against Ole Miss.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

November 8, 2019

The New Mexico State football team turns their attention toward the 3-6 Ole Miss Rebels following a second bye in the last three weeks, still looking for win number-one on the season. Head coach Doug Martin was pleased with how his team utilized their open week. “We were in full pads every day…...

Last second layup sinks turnover-prone Aggies in season opener

New Mexico State can't finish the comeback as they lose in devastating fashion to UCR.

Anthony McKenna and James Martin

November 7, 2019

The New Mexico State women's basketball team came up just short in what was a heartbreaking season opener against UC Riverside, falling 60-58 after giving up a last second layup to drop the 60-58. The Aggies had the ball in a tie-game with 13 seconds left, but a Gia Pack miss at the rim with pushe...

Aggies destroy Western NM 92-46 in season opening victory

Shawn Williams drives to the basket in his first start at New Mexico State.

Mia Tontodonati and James Martin

November 6, 2019

New Mexico State is a good basketball team, and while facing D-II Western New Mexico to start the year doesn't give the most accurate serve as the most accurate barometer for just how good, a 92-46 wire-to-wire throttling of WNMU doesn't offer any reason to think this team isn’t who they've been bu...

Pack primed for monster senior season in even bigger role

Gia Pack looks to step up as the sole No. 1 option for NM State after the departure of the program's second all-time leading scorer in Brooke Salas.

James Martin, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

In the essence of Boaz Yakin’s Remember the Titans, “you cannot replace” a Brooke Salas. Losing an all-time great like Salas, who graduated in the spring of 2019 as the second highest scorer in New Mexico State women's basketball history, would in almost any situation set a program back significantly....

NM State soccer hopes late season surge propels program forward

The Aggies look to double last season's win total this Saturday when they take on UTRGV for what shapes up to be an impactful Saturday of WAC soccer.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

November 1, 2019

With one more game guaranteed on the schedule, head women’s soccer coach Rob Baarts and the squad take on UT-Rio Grande Valley for actual meaningful soccer down the stretch of the season — something the unlikely less than a month ago. NM State sits at 3-12-2 overall after winning back-to-back co...

Aggies comeback in dramatic fashion to top CBU, secure 12th straight victory

New Mexico State preserves their perfect in-conference record, coming back from two sets down to pull off their 12th straight win.

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

October 28, 2019

In a nail-biting five-set thriller, long rallies and ruthless kills would give the New Mexico State volleyball team an epic comeback win over California Baptist University (23-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-21, 16-14) and improve their winning streak to twelve games in a row. In the first set, the NM State Squad seemed ...

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