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Aggies battle #1 seed Idaho

The No. 5 NM State defeated No. 4 UTPA in a second-half comeback to advance to the semifinals game of the 2014 WAC Tournament.

UTEP Struggles With Southern Miss

– Aaron Brown scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half, and Michael Craig had a double-double as Southern Miss whipped UTEP on the boards in a 64-56 C-USA quarterfinal win on Thursday.

Third-Seeded UTEP Surges Past 14th-Seeded Louisiana Tech, 81-72

First-team All-Conference USA honoree Kayla Thornton posted a double-double (25 points, 12 rebounds) while C-USA Sixth Player of the Year Jenzel Nash provided 23 points off the bench, and third-seeded UTEP held off 14th-seed Louisiana Tech, 81-

NMSU softball falls to San Jose State

The New Mexico State softball team got off to an early 2-0 lead, but fell 4-2 to San Jose State on Friday, March 13, to begin a six-game weekend.

#2 seed Aggies take on Seattle in WAC Tournament

The New Mexico State men’s basketball team is the No. 2 seed in the 2014 Western Athletic Conference Tournament and faces No. 7 seed Seattle U in the quarterfinals, Thursday, March 13 at 9:30 p.m. (MT) in The Orleans Arena.

Miner men to host Southern Miss in C-USA Tournament

Fifth seed UTEP (23-9) takes on fourth seed Southern Miss (26-5) in the C-USA Championship quarterfinals on Thursday at 6 p.m. MT.

First hour of NMSU football practice open to public

New Mexico State head football coach Doug Martin announced Thursday, March 13, that the 2014 NM State Spring Football practice will be open to the public for the first hour, beginning on Sunday, March 16, at 2 p.m.

Aggie fans can listen or watch WAC Tournament

The men’s and women’s basketball teams head to Las Vegas, Nev., for the 2014 WAC Basketball Champions, March 12-15, at the Orleans Arena. There are several different ways fans can catch all the action this week.

Miners easily dispatch East Carolina, 77-68

Julian Washburn scored 20 points to lead four UTEP players in double figures as the Miners finished off East Carolina, 77-68, to christen the Conference USA Championship on Wednesday in the Don Haskins Center.

Aggie baseball heads to UC Davis

The New Mexico State baseball team resumes its 11-game road swing with four games in Davis, Calif., versus the UC-Davis Aggies this weekend. This will be the first-ever meeting on the diamond between the two Aggies.

NMSU women earn WAC tournament victory over UTPA

Junior Danesia Williamson tallied a career-high 37 points and sophomore Sasha Weber picked up her third career double-double as No. 5 seed New Mexico State came-from-behind to defeat No.

Aggie football returns to Las Cruces for spring

Head Coach Doug Martin begins his second year at the helm of the New Mexico State football program by welcoming his team back to the field for the beginning of 2014 spring football practice on Sunday, March 16 from 2-4 p.m.

Miners qualify for NCAA Indoor Championships

UTEP Miners Janice Jackson, Nickevea Wilson, Mark Jackson and Anthony Rotich will represent the track and field team at the 2014 NCAA Championships in Albuquerque, N.M.

Trakh will not travel with NMSU women's basketball team

The New Mexico State Athletics Department extends its sincere condolences to women’s basketball head coach Mark Trakh, on the passing of his mother, late Tuesday evening.

NMSU men's golf set for NIT

The No. 47 ranked New Mexico State men’s golf team will be back on the golf course this weekend for their second tournament of the week, March 14-16, at the 2014 NIT, in Tucson, Ariz.