NMSU Round Up

NMSU brings home the Arizona Bowl Championship in absolutely wild game

NMSU brings home the Arizona Bowl Championship in absolutely wild game

James Martin, Sports Writer

December 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There was no chance this game could be a normal one. In a season for the New Mexico State football team that is unlike any other in the team history, the finale had to be weird — and exciting — and special, and boy was it all of those things and more. NMSU needed overtime, but the Aggies from Las...

Rose III looks to cap off illustrious career with win in Arizona Bowl

Rose III looks to cap off illustrious career with win in Arizona Bowl

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

December 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

When Larry Rose III arrived on the campus of New Mexico State University in July 2014, he was just a wide-eyed 160-pound running back who didn’t know if he would even see the field as a true freshman. He knew that he would need to gain size in order to endure the rigors of a 12-game FBS season, but...

Aggies set out to end magical season on a high note

Aggies set out to end magical season on a high note

James Martin, Sports Writer

December 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The wait is finally over. As all of Las Cruces knows by now — the New Mexico State football team is bowl bound for the first time in 57 years, and soon, the hometown Aggies will take the field and try to bring home their third ever bowl victory against Utah State. There is obvious reason to celebr...

Arizona Bowl media day photo gallery.

Arizona Bowl media day photo gallery.

Christian Iglesias, Multimedia Editor

December 28, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

Photos from the Nova Arizona Bowl media day. The NM State Aggies take on Utah State in the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl on Friday, 12/29 at 3:30pm.

Former Aggie quarterbacks help New Mexico State snap bowl drought

Former Aggie quarterbacks help New Mexico State snap bowl drought

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

December 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

New Mexico State football head coach Doug Martin has said all season that he has the hardest-working assistant coaches in the country. Those coaches, understaffed (as Martin is also the offensive coordinator) and underpaid, have built a program that will soon take the field in their first bowl game in...

COMMENTARY: Is 2017 the greatest calendar year in New Mexico State athletics history?

COMMENTARY: Is 2017 the greatest calendar year in New Mexico State athletics history?

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

December 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

There were quite a few times during the 2017 year where Director of Athletics Mario Moccia was tasked with having to do more with less. The school’s ego had never been bruised more than when former coach Paul Weir took the New Mexico job after leading NMSU to a school-record 28 wins. It was late...

New Mexico State shocks college basketball world with win over No. 6 Miami

New Mexico State shocks college basketball world with win over No. 6 Miami

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

December 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Chris Jans has officially taken New Mexico State basketball and put it back to a place that has not been seen since the Neil McCarthy days of the late-1980’s and early-1990’s. The Aggies held the Hurricanes to 34 percent shooting percentage for the game and fended off a late rally to defeat No....

NMSU ticket sales off to great start for NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

NMSU ticket sales off to great start for NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After clinching their first bowl game in 57 years, New Mexico State Aggie fans have responded by showing their support through ticket sales for the upcoming NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl on Dec. 29 in Tucson, Ariz. According to NMSU Director of Athletics Mario Moccia, 5,700 tickets had been sold through...

NMSU’s Jemerrio Jones Grabs A Triple-Double In Blowout Win

NMSU’s Jemerrio Jones Grabs A Triple-Double In Blowout Win

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LAS CRUCES, NM – The New Mexico State Men’s basketball team simply outmanned a smaller Division-II team, Eastern New Mexico, defeating the Greyhounds 84-62. NMSU (8-2) took control of the paint early in the game and never looked back from there. The Aggies outscored the Greyhounds 44-24 in points...

New Mexico State sweeps New Mexico for first time since 2002-03

New Mexico State sweeps New Mexico for first time since 2002-03

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nineteen-hundred and eighteen. That was the first and only time a first-year New Mexico State men’s basketball coach had swept both UTEP and New Mexico but midway through the second half, it appeared that Chris Jans would fall just one leg short in his quest for the Quadruple Crown. The Lobos held...

Men’s Basketball Falls to San Diego in a Thriller

Men’s Basketball Falls to San Diego in a Thriller

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LAS CRUCES, NM – A game that came down to the wire saw New Mexico State University draw the shorter end of the stick, in a 65-60 loss to the University of San Diego. The Aggies fell to 6-2 on the year, while the Toreros improved to 6-2 and definitely shot the lights out in tonight’s matchup. San...

Video: Aggie Football is going bowling

Video: Aggie Football is going bowling

Christian Iglesias, Multimedia Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, December 2nd, The New Mexico State Aggies defeated South Alabama 22-17. This win breaks NMSU's 57 year bowl drought. The Aggies will face Utah State in the Arizona Bowl on December 29th. To read more about the upcoming bowl game, click here.          &n...

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