NMSU Women's Basketball Knocks Off Utah Valley 58-52

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State women’s basketball team used outstanding defense and timely offense to move into first place in the Western Athletic Conference and win its 17th-consecutive WAC home game, 58-52, over Utah Valley at the Pan American Center on Saturday afternoon.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Men's Basketball Dominates Seattle On The Road

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SEATTLE, WA - The New Mexico State men’s basketball team had a great start to its road swing with a dominating 87-60 victory over Seattle U Thursday night at the Redhawk Center.

The Aggie offense was much more alive to start the game, getting off to a quick 6-2 lead on back-to-back 3-pointers from Clayton Henry and Terrell Brown.

With an 8-7 lead at the under-16 media break, JoJo Zamora scored six-straight before heading into the next media timeout with an 18-11 lead thanks to a 10-4 run led by the redshirt-senior. A three by Zamora out of the break followed by put-back from Eli Chuha forced the first of two timeouts by the Redhawks.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Routs Seattle

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State women’s basketball team used a strong second half to take care of Seattle U in Western Athletic Conference play 75-55 at the Pan American Center Thursday night.

The first quarter was back-and–forth with each side trading buckets. NM State (11-6, 3-1 WAC) took a 12-9 lead coming out of the media timeout with 4:57 on the clock thanks to 10 early points from Brooke Salas. However, the Redhawks (0-17, 0-4) got hot from three and the Aggies trailed 21-18 with 1:25 in the quarter after three-straight threes from Seattle U. New Mexico State got one more bucket before the end of the period but trailed 23-20 at the end of one.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Nixon Takes Home Another NSMA Award

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WINSON-SALEM, N.C. - New Mexico State football and men’s basketball play-by-play broadcaster and US Bank/NM State Hall of Famer Jack Nixon took home the National Sports Media Association Sportscaster of the Year for the state of New Mexico for the second-straight year.

This is the fourth time Nixon has earned national sportscaster of the year recognition after earning the same accolade in 1980, 2013 and 2017.  Continue Reading This Post >>

WAC Announces Fall Academic All-WAC Honorees

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DENVER, CO - The Western Athletic Conference announced its Academic All-WAC honorees for the fall on Thursday. In total, 28 New Mexico State student-athletes spread between women's soccer, men’s and women's cross country and volleyball received recognition from the league.

Across the conference, 274 student-athletes were named to the list. Of the first and second team All-WAC selections from the fall sports, 59 percent were also honored as Academic All-WAC honorees.

To be eligible for the honor, a student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year, have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade-point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's contests.

Men’s Cross Country
James McLain, So.

Women’s Cross Country
Jess Dominguez, So.
Nichole Gomez, Sr.
Corinne Hanson, Jr.
Kelli Kirkpatrick, Sr.
Elana Kresl, Jr.
Regina Marquez, Jr.
Nicolette Pacheco, Jr.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Men's Basketball Downs Bakersfield 73-62

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State men’s basketball team woke up in the second-half of the game and outscored CSU Bakersfield 51-33 to complete the 73-62 come from behind victory over the Runners Saturday evening in the Pan American Center.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Defeats Bakersfield On Buzzer Beater

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BAKERSFIELD, CA - With the Aggies inbounding and the game tied at 59 with just two seconds remaining, everybody in the Icardo Center knew reigning, and preseason, Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year Brooke Salas was getting the ball. Instead, Adenike Aderinto received the inbounds pass on the left block, spun and banked it in at the horn to propel the New Mexico State women’s basketball team to a 61-59 road win over Western Athletic Conference foe CSU Bakersfield on Saturday afternoon.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Men's Basketball Stuns Grand Canyon With Buzzer Beater


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NMSU Women's Basketball Falls at Grand Canyon

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PHOENIX, AZ - The New Mexico State women’s basketball fell 54-51 in a tightly contested game against Western Athletic Conference foe Grand Canyon at GCU arena on Thursday night.

Both sides started the game playing lock-down defense with GCU (4-9, 2-1 WAC) holding a 12-10 lead at the media timeout with 3:20 in the first. Aaliyah Prince then hit a jumper for the Aggies (9-6, 1-1) out of the timeout to cut Grand Canyon’s lead back to two. However, GCU scored two more baskets around two free throws from Brooke Salas to take a 16-12 lead into the second quarter.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Athletics Announces 2019 Hall Of Fame Class

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State Athletics Department announced the names of the five newest members to be inducted into the US Bank/NM State Athletics Hall of Fame on Wednesday. The 2019 US Bank/NM State Athletics Hall of Fame class includes Davon House (football), Krystal (Torres) Ceniceros (volleyball), Reggie Jordan (men’s basketball), Steve Haskins (men’s golf) and Dr. Jack Welch (men’s swimming).

All five will be formally inducted on Friday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. (MT) in the Danny Villanueva Victory Club on the third floor of the Stan Fulton Athletic Center and will be recognized the following day at halftime of the men’s basketball game against UT Rio Grande Valley.

Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased by calling Nicole Gomez at 575-646-8050 or via email at nicolemg@nmsu.edu. Deadline to purchase tickets for the event is Wednesday, Feb. 20.  Continue Reading This Post >>