Men's Basketball News

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Men's Basketball News

Pascal Siakam Named Honorable Mention AP All-American

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State forward Pascal Siakam became the seventh Aggie in school history to be named an All-American with his selection to the Associated Press All-America team.

The 6-9 sophomore from Douala, Cameroon who led the Aggies (23-11, 13-1) to their second consecutive Western Athletic Conference Championship and a berth in the National Invitation Tournament, was named an honorable mention on the AP team.

The unanimous WAC Player of the Year, Siakam has also been chosen first team All-WAC, to the WAC All-Defensive Team, to the NABC All-District 6 first team and to the USBWA All-District VIII team.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Pascal Siakam Selected To NABC All-District 6 Team

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State forward Pascal Siakam has added another honor to his collection as the National Association of Basketball Coaches selected him to the NABC All-District 6 first team.

The 6-9 sophomore from Douala, Cameroon led the Aggies (23-11, 13-1) to their second consecutive Western Athletic Conference Championship and a berth in the National Invitation Tournament.

The unanimous WAC Player of the Year, Siakam has also been chosen first team All-WAC, to the WAC All-Defensive Team and USBWA All-District VIII.

Siakam leads the nation with 27 double-doubles, ranking eighth in rebounding with 11.6 boards per game and 25th in scoring with 20.3 points per contest. He is the only player in NCAA Division I averaging a double-double that averages 20 points a game. Siakam is also ranked 32nd with 2.24 blocked shots per game.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Men's Basketball To Face St. Mary's In NIT Opening Round

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The Western Athletic Conference Champion New Mexico State Aggies will travel to Moraga, Calif., to face West Coast Conference Co-Champion Saint Mary's on Tuesday night to open the 32-team National Invitation Tournament.

The game is set for a 9 p.m. Mountain start and will be televised nationally on ESPN2. NM State Hall of Famer Jack Nixon has the radio broadcast on the Aggie Sports Network.

The Aggies (23-10) are the No. 7 seed in the lower quadrant of the bracket, while Saint Mary's (27-5) is the No. 2 seed. Both teams lost in the championship game of their conference tournaments.

"We are very happy to continue our postseason play, especially with this young team," said NM State head coach Marvin Menzies. "We'd hoped to get a Wednesday game, but we'll play the cards we've been dealt and leave Monday to play Tuesday."  Continue Reading This Post >>

Pascal Siakam Named USBWA All-District

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The honors keep rolling in for New Mexico State forward Pascal Siakam as he has been named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association's All-District VIII Team.

Siakam has led the Aggies (22-9, 13-1) to a repeat regular season WAC Championship. NM State is now after its fifth straight WAC Tournament Championship this week at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

The 6-9 sophomore from Douala, Cameroon is one of the 10 players chosen to the All-District team by the sportswriters and is now eligible for the USBWA's All-America team.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NM State's Siakam WAC Player Of The Year, Baker First Team All-WAC

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State sophomore Pascal Siakam was named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year and joins teammate junior Ian Baker on the first team as the conference released the 2016 All-WAC Teams today.

The duo led the Aggies (22-9, 13-1) to a repeat regular season WAC Championship and now seek to claim a fifth straight WAC Tournament Championship this week at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

In addition to both being chosen to the All-WAC first team, the pair were also selected to the WAC All-Defensive team.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Pascal Siakam Named WAC Player Of The Week

Written By: WAC Media Relations

DENVER, CO - NM State sophomore forward Pascal Siakam has been named Western Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 1-7. This is his fifth WAC Player of the Week honor of the season and the seventh of his career.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Pascal Siakam Earns Fourth WAC Player Of The Week

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - For the fourth time this season, New Mexico State’s Pascal Siakam has been selected as the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after turning in another strong performance.

Siakam, the media’s choice as the WAC’s Preseason Player of the Year, collected his sixth career WAC Player of the Week honor.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Pascal Siakam Earns Second Consecutive WAC Player Of The Week

Written By: WAC Media Relations

DENVER, CO - NM State sophomore forward Pascal Siakam has been named Western Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 16-22. This is his second WAC Player of the Week honor of the season and the fourth of his career.   Continue Reading This Post >>

Pascal Siakam Named WAC Men's Basketball Player Of The Week

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State’s Pascal Siakam is the first Western Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the 2015-16 season after his strong play in the first two games of the season.

Siakam, the media’s choice as the WAC’s Preseason Player of the Year, opened up the year with a boom.

The Douala, Cameroon, native averaged 25.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.5 blocks as the Aggies went 1-1 on the week. In a season-opening win over Houston Baptist, he finished with a career-high 28 points on 67 percent shooting and recorded his eighth career double-double as he added 11 rebounds to go with three blocks. Siakam followed it up with 23 points, eight boards and four blocks in a loss to New Mexico Sunday.

After the first week of play, Siakam leads the WAC in scoring, blocked shots and minutes per game.  Continue Reading This Post >>

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