Written By: Steve Macy, NMSU Associate Athletics Director
There is way too much talk about must-win games this week in both El Paso and Las Cruces. I have never have been a fan of that kind of talk, because it is silly to have any time before the latter part of the season. Either team could get on a roll after a loss or hit the skids after a win. It is way too early to worrying that a single game will make or break the whole season. But, this game is huge.
It is not huge because it must be won, but it is huge because it is a rivalry game. It is OK to root against the Miners and hope that we blow them out of the water. Personally, I have no love lost for UTEP. They elected to leave the WAC citing hurt feelings over infrequent visits to their campus and a desire to have more frequent contacts with their in-state brethren. Continue Reading This Post >>