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UTEP assistant takes job with the Vikings

UTEP assistant coach Robert Rodriguez announced via twitter Sunday night that he has accepted a defensive coaching position in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings.  The Vikings head coach is Mike Zimmer, and the coaching staff features form

Miners Notes: UTEP to face Murray State Tuesday

UTEP is one of 32 teams selected to the 2015 National Invitation Tournament (NIT). The Miners (22-10, 13-5 C-USA) are a sixth seed and will play at third seed Murray State (27-5, 16-0 Ohio Valley Conference) on Tuesday at 7 p.m. MT.

NMSU junior named WAC Hitter of the Week

New Mexico State junior softball player Fiana Finau has been named the Western Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week for the week of Mar. 9-15, the conference announced Monday.

UTEP men headed to NIT Tournament

In what felt like the eleventh hour for Miner fans, UTEP had their season extended after being selected into the field of 32 for the National Invitational Tournament.

NMSU given 15-seed, to face 2-seed Kansas in NCAA Tournament

For the fourth straight season New Mexico State was fitted with their dancing shoes as the WAC regular season and tournament champs drew at 15-seed in the Midwest bracket for the 2015 NCAA Tournament.

NMSU to hold NCAA Tournament selection show parties

Fans of New Mexico State basketball can welcome home the 2015 WAC Champion men and women on Sunday.

Aggies win WAC tourney, head to NCAA's

The New Mexico State Aggies made a statement Saturday night. The Aggies never trailed in beating Seattle University 80-61 and winning their fourth consecutive Western Athletic Conference Tournament.

Rhinos sweep Snipers on Teddy Bear Toss Night

The Dallas Snipers went toe-to-toe with the defending WSHL champion El Paso Rhinos for 40 minutes, but a disastrous start to the third period doomed the visitors' chances to extend their season.

Centennial, Mesilla Valley Christian crowned State Champs

Below is the complete results for Southern New Mexico: Boys 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Saturday, March 14 #1 Centennial def. #2 Gallup, 52-38 at Wise Pise Arena, Albuquerque, NM

Rotich Finishes Third in the Indoor Mile at NCAA Championships

Anthony Rotich ran to a third-place finish (4:01.78) in the indoor mile at the NCAA Championships to earn All-America accolades for the ninth time in his career (three indoor, three outdoor and three cross country).

NMSU women win WAC Title, 1st NCAA bid since '88

The top-seeded New Mexico State women’s basketball team rolled over third-seeded Texas-Pan American, 70-52, on Saturday afternoon inside the Orleans Arena to win the 2015 Western Athletic Conference Tournament, its first-ever conference t

No. 25 UAB Wins Two over UTEP

The UTEP softball team fell to No. 25 UAB in a pair of games, 7-2 and 3-2, on Saturday afternoon at UAB Softball Field.

Aggies get First WAC Win of the Season

The New Mexico State baseball team picked up its first Western Athletic Conference win of the year as junior Dan Kennon went 2-of-3 with a home run and three RBIs leading the Aggies to a 6-4 win over Bakersfield in Las Cruces, N.M., Saturday, M

Rhinos take 1-0 series lead in Division Semifinals

Kendall Craig scored twice and the El Paso Rhinos survived a furious second period rally from the Dallas Snipers to take Game One of the best-of-three Midwest Division semifinals, 6-1.

Aggies advance to fourth straight WAC Tourney Final

New Mexico State used a powerful inside game with a pair of double-doubles to win its 12th straight and advance to the championship game of the Western Athletic Conference Tournament with a 57-53 semifinal win over CSU Bakersfield Friday night