NMSU Round Up

Aggies Outlast Prairie View A&M and Make It Five Straight Wins

Aggies Outlast Prairie View A&M and Make It Five Straight Wins

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

December 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LAS CRUCES, NM – It wasn’t pretty, but head coach Chris Jans and his basketball team will take the win and will extend their win streak to five in a row. New Mexico State (6-1) defeated Prairie View A&M (2-5) 69-57 Sunday evening after getting off to a slow start. “We knew coming in as...

Poetic justice pins New Mexico State vs. Utah State in NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Poetic justice pins New Mexico State vs. Utah State in NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

December 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This is shaping up to be a really good ESPN 30 for 30 one day. New Mexico State, who became bowl-bound for the first time in 57 years Saturday night with a dramatic 22-17 win over South Alabama, will travel four hours down Interstate 10 west to Tucson, Ariz. to play the Utah State Aggies inside Wildcat...

NM State vs South Alabama photo gallery.

NM State vs South Alabama photo gallery.

Christian Iglesias, Multimedia Editor

December 2, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

The New Mexico State Aggies defeat the South Alabama Jaguars 22-17. This win makes NM State bowl eligible for the first time in 57 years.

The drought is over, NMSU football makes history

The drought is over, NMSU football makes history

James Martin, Sports Writer

December 2, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

57 years… A lot of football has been played at New Mexico State over the last 57 years — a lot of that being bad football. Members and supporters of the program have waited a long, long time for a chance to celebrate a bowl appearance, making tonight’s 22-17 victory over South Alabama that muc...

Doug Martin enters Aggie lore by ending nation’s longest bowl drought

Doug Martin enters Aggie lore by ending nation’s longest bowl drought

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

December 2, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Features, Showcase, Sports

They could have probably taken every person that has gone to a November New Mexico State football game in the last five years and it may still have been less than the 26,268 that was in attendance Saturday afternoon to watch Aggie football break their 57-year bowl drought with a 22-17 win over South...

COMMENTARY: What makes today’s game so great

COMMENTARY: What makes today’s game so great

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

December 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

I couldn’t tell you how many times I wasn’t sure this day would ever come. Growing up an Aggie fan was rough. I literally lived and died with them because as a heavier-set kid growing up, I didn’t have friends. All I had was sports, and more specifically, Aggie games. It would be either my mom...

It all comes down to this for NMSU football

It all comes down to this for NMSU football

James Martin, Sports Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Having the nation’s longest active bowl drought is a claim to fame that no university wants to be known for, but Saturday against South Alabama, this 2017 New Mexico State football team has a chance to end the 57-year spell of suffering that generations of Aggies have had to endure. NMSU is 5-6 af...

Video: NM State Football Looks to Make History

Video: NM State Football Looks to Make History

Christian Iglesias, Multimedia Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

The stakes are high for the Aggies as they face South Alabama Saturday, December 2 at 2:30 p.m. New Mexico State looks to finish off the season with six wins and become bowl eligible for the first time in 57 years. For more coverage regarding a possibly-historic afternoon on Saturday, click here. ...

New Mexico State Looks For a Little “Magic in the Desert” Saturday Against South Alabama

New Mexico State Looks For a Little “Magic in the Desert” Saturday Against South Alabama

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

November 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The price of a gallon of gas was 25 cents. If you wanted to buy a brand new house, you only had to come up with $12,700. A new car ran for an average of $2,600 and a pair of classy Oxford shoes for gentlemen could be had for $12. Those were the economic conditions in 1960 – the last time New Mexico...

Coach Jans and The Aggies Grab Another Rivalry Win

Coach Jans and The Aggies Grab Another Rivalry Win

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

November 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LAS CRUCES, NM – New Mexico State head coach Chris Jans is now 2-0 against rival opponents after his team defeated UTEP 72-63 Saturday night in the Pan American Center. NMSU (4-1) continued to control the board against opponents as they out rebounded UTEP (1-4) 46-31. The Miners were without their...

Aggies stave off Idaho, come within one game of bowl bid

Aggies stave off Idaho, come within one game of bowl bid

James Martin, Sports Writer

November 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The New Mexico State football team took care of business Sunday afternoon, moving one step closer to reaching that ever elusive bowl appearance by taking down Idaho 17-10 behind a dominant defensive performance in what was an absolute must win situation for the Aggies. NMSU (5-6, 3-4) entered Saturday’s matchup...

Quick Hits for Idaho vs. NM State

Quick Hits for Idaho vs. NM State

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

November 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The New Mexico State football team looks to stave off being eliminated from bowl contention on Saturday as the Idaho Vandals visit Aggie Memorial Stadium for a matinee 2 p.m. Sun Belt Conference game. Here are some quick notes going into the game. Aggies thin at linebacker Coming into the season, ...

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