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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

Rotich Qualifies for Finals in Indoor Mile at NCAAs

Three-time national champion Anthony Rotich did what he had to do Friday night; the senior qualified for the finals in the indoor mile for Saturday at the NCAA Indoor National Championships.

Menzies finalist for top minority coach

New Mexico State head coach Marvin Menzies has been named a finalist for the Ben Jobe Award as the top minority coach in Division I men’s basketball.

UTEP Softball to take on No. 25 UAB

The UTEP softball team will put its five-game winning streak on the line against No. 25 UAB. The Blazers (18-5, 3-0 Conference USA) will host the Miners (8-18, 3-0) in a three-game series on March 14 and 15 at UAB Softball Field.

Freeman earns Mid-Major All-American honors

The honors keep rolling in for New Mexico State women’s basketball forward Brianna Freeman as the Aggie sophomore was named to the 2015 Mid-Major All-American Women’s Basketball third team by College Sports Madness, the entity annou

NMSU women in WAC Final after OT Thriller

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team needed overtime, but pulled out an action-packed 79-75 victory over Seattle U inside the Orleans Arena on Friday during the semifinal round of the WAC Tournament.

UTEP shocked in C-USA Tourney Semifinals

D.J. Jones scored eight of his 15 second half points during a game-changing 11-0 run, as sixth-seed Middle Tennessee advanced to the C-USA Championship title game with a 53-50 win over #2 seed UTEP Friday.

Yu Darvish's season over before it begins

Friday in Surprise Arizona, Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish announced he will undergo Tommy John surgery. This will effectively end his season before it begins, and could possibly affect his 2016 campaign.

Hawks, SonBlazers reach State Championship game

Below is the complete schedule and results for Southern New Mexico: Boys 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Saturday, March 14 2:00pm: #2 Gallup vs #1 Centennial at Wise Pise Arena, Albuquerque, NM

Andress falls to top ranked Lancaster in State Semifinals

You have to have all the tools to win a State Title and Thursday Lancaster proved they had them an overpowering inside game and hot 3 point shooting that ended the season for Andress boys.

NMSU watch party planned in Las Cruces

Fans of New Mexico State basketball who can’t get to Las Vegas for the Western Athletic Conference Tournament will have more than a few places to see the Aggies and celebrate their successes.

Aggie baseball opens WAC play Friday

The New Mexico State baseball team opens Western Athletic Conference play taking on Bakersfield in a three-game series starting Friday at 6 p.m. (MT) in Las Cruces, N.M.

Lights Out Shooting Carries UTEP Past FIU in C-USA Quarters

UTEP shot 61 percent from the field and made 8-of-12 three pointers in an 83-71 quarterfinal victory over FIU at the Conference USA Championships on Thursday in Birmingham.

Trakh has Program Pointed in the Right Direction

Newly crowned Western Athletic Conference Coach of the Year Mark Trakh has not only led the New Mexico State women’s basketball program to new heights this season, but has laid a foundation for continued success in the coming years.