The Daily Aggie :: 01/19/11

If you're in the Las Cruces area we encourage you to make it out to the Aggie Coaches Show tonight (or tune in on KSNM AM 570 or to the live online stream on as Kyle Doperalski will have former Aggie coaches Michael Needham who was just named the head women's soccer coach at Rhode Island, Don Flora who was just named the head volleyball coach at Texas Tech (Don will be calling in), Aggie softball coach Kathy Rodolph and Aggie women's basketball coach Darin Spence. Spence and the Aggies will host Utah State on Saturday night and we'll post our interview with him a bit later today.

In case you missed it yesterday, be sure to check out the latest group of verbal commitments that Aggie head football coach DeWayne Walker and the staff have received. And speaking of Coach Walker, he will be in Albuquerque on Saturday, February 12th at 5:30 p.m. at the Albuquerque The Magazine offices. The event is free and all Aggie fans in Albuquerque are encouraged to attend and hear Coach Walker talk about the 2011 recruiting class as well as the state of the Aggie football program.

To RSVP: call (575) 646-5151 or send an e-mail to

Don't forget to check out this week's interview with Aggie head basketball coach Marvin Menzies. The Aggies are on the road this week to take on Nevada and Utah State and with a sweep on the road they would move into a share of first place in the WAC.

On to today's links...

Aggie Men's Basketball
Joe Santoro of the Nevada Appeal writes that Nevada head coach David Carter likes what he's been getting from his bench recently. (H/T Parsing The WAC)

Chris Murray of the Reno Gazette-Journal features Deonte Burton.

Shawn Harrison of the Logan Herald Journal-News features Nate Bendall. (H/T Parsing The WAC)

Shawn Harrison also reports that the UtAgs' backup point guard spot is being handled by committee. (H/T Parsing The WAC)

Aggie Men's Tennis
The NM State athletic website previews the men's tennis spring season.

WAC Realignment
Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News reports that San Jose State is a potential candidate for Mountain West expansion.

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