NMSU Men's Basketball Cruises Past North Dakota State 73-56 In Season Opener

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Dominant play from the get-go for the New Mexico State men's basketball team saw it overpower North Dakota State, 73-56, Tuesday night in the Pan American Center as part of The Summit League/WAC Challenge.

Led by JoJo Zamora and Terrell Brown's 16 points and 13 points, respectively, the Aggies never trailed from start to finish to pick up their first win of the 2018-19 campaign. With the victory, NM State is now 56-18-1 all-time when the home and season-opener are on the same day.

New Mexico State got off to a great start after picking up a thunderous slam from JUCO transfer Ivan Aurrecoechea to put the Aggies on top 5-1. From there, NM State shocked the Bison with a 13-2 run that was capped off by Mohamed Thiam's 18-footer and forced North Dakota State to call a timeout.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Opens Season With 70-38 Win Over UT Permian Basin

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State women's basketball team cruised to a 70-38 victory over UT Permian Basin behind an outstanding defensive performance in Tuesday night's season-opener.

"I thought we really brought it on the defensive end tonight," said head coach Brooke Atkinson. "I liked our energy on that end of the floor. I thought we did really good job challenging them on that end of the floor. That's where we make or break the game and I really challenge the players to take pride on that end of the floor."  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Football Defeats Alcorn State 52-42

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State football team welcomed Alcorn State to Aggie Memorial Stadium for the final home contest of the season on Saturday afternoon. The Aggies sent their veterans out right on senior day dominating the Braves from the game’s opening kickoff en route to a 52-42 victory.

NM State (3-7) wasted no time getting on the board to open the game. Alcorn State (7-3) sent the opening kickoff to the edge of the end zone and Aggie returner Jason Huntley took off for a 99-yard score that gave the Crimson & White a 7-0 lead just 13 seconds into the game.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Volleyball Falls In Five Sets At Utah Valley

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OREM, UT - The New Mexico State volleyball team continued Western Athletic Conference play with a match against Utah Valley at Lockhart Arena on Saturday. The Aggies fell to the Wolverines 25-21, 25-19, 15-25, 23-25, 20-22 in a five-set thriller

"Congrats to UVU, they outlasted us today," head coach Mike Jordan said. "Utah Valley made fewer errors and it showed."

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NMSU Volleyball Sweeps Seattle

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SEATTLE, WA - The New Mexico State volleyball team faced Western Athletic Conference foe Seattle U at the Redhawk Center on Thursday night. The Aggies swept SU 25-23, 25-19, 26-24 in the league match.

"I think we could've played better but I'm happy with the outcome. We missed some easy opportunities to score but, given the fact we were short-handed without Cat [Kelly], I think we made good adjustments," head coach Mike Jordan said. "We were pretty good from the service line. Halle Razo, for being under the weather, played exceptionally well. Also, a great performance by Megan Hart. I'm always happy to get a win on the road."

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Clara Rizea Named WAC Women's Tennis Singles Player Of The Month

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DENVER, CO - New Mexico State women’s tennis sophomore Clara Rizea was named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Month for singles on Thursday after going 3-1 in singles play for the month of October.

This is the first WAC Singles Player of the Month honor for the ULM transfer and second-straight month an Aggie has earned the honor.

Rizea first took down New Mexico’s Maddie Chavez 6-3, 6-3 to open the UNM Halloween Howl before ousting Chavez’s teammate, Lauren Rich, in similar fashion 6-3, 6-1. The Timisoara, Romania, product dropped her lone match to Emily Kolbow 0-6, 7-6, 7-6 before rallying on the final day with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Iowa State’s Karen Alvarez.

NM State concludes its fall slate this weekend at the Gonzaga Invitational (Nov. 2-4) up in the Pacific Northwest.

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NMSU Football Drops Road Contest At Texas State, 27-20

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SAN MARCOS, TX - The New Mexico State football team made a trip to the Lone Star State to take on Texas State on Saturday night inside of Bobcat Stadium. A first-drive touchdown for the Bobcats in the second half saw the Aggies not able to climb back from two scores down and drop the weekend showdown, 27-20.

A slow opening to the game for NM State (2-7) saw Texas State (2-6) take advantage early. The Aggies were forced to punt on the game’s opening drive and the Bobcats returner took the ball back 45-yards to start with great field position just 28-yards from the end zone. Just two plays later, Texas State saw a 19-yard quarterback keeper prove to be the first score of the contest and NM State went down 7-0 just 2:53 into the game.  Continue Reading This Post >>