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  1. JUCO center J.J. Nganga commits to New Mexico

    Apr 13, 2014, 8:36 PM EDT

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    The Lobos landed their third commit.

  2. New Mexico gives head coach Craig Neal an extension

    Mar 31, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

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    New Mexico opted to extend the contract of head coach Craig Neal on Monday.

  3. Improved offensive execution keeps No. 25 New Mexico tied atop Mountain West

    Mar 2, 2014, 9:15 PM EDT

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    Fifteen days ago No. 25 New Mexico blew out Nevada in Albuquerque, shooting 55.2% from the field and assisting on 27 of their 32 made field goals in the 90-72 victory. And considering just how well Craig Neal’s team played for much of that game, it can be argued that the final margin was a…

  4. Are post-game handshake lines outdated?

    Feb 25, 2014, 5:26 PM EDT

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    Following New Mexico’s home win against San Diego State this past Saturday, there are appeared to be a scuffle while both teams snaked through the traditional post-game handshake line. While both the Lobos are the Mountain West Conference are still investigating whether an actionable incident occurred, UNM coach Craig Neal offered his advice on what…

  5. New Mexico makes statement in win over No. 6 San Diego State

    Feb 23, 2014, 12:44 AM EDT

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    In a season that has seen the Mountain West as a whole not perform as well as in recent years, No. 6 San Diego State emerged as the best team in the conference. With a resume that includes a win at Kansas, the Aztecs looked to be the class of the conference entering their game…

  6. New Year’s Resolutions: New Mexico Lobos

    Dec 31, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Over the course of the holiday week, we at College Basketball Talk will be detailing what we believe will be the New Year’s Resolutions of some of the nation’s most talented, most disappointing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams. What can we say, we’re in a giving mood. Who else made Resolutions? Click here to find out.…

  7. New Mexico is hoping a change in leadership yields a change in postseason success

    Oct 30, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. In 2012-13, the New Mexico Lobos put together one of the best seasons in the history of the program, winning 29 games and earning both the Mountain West regular season and tournament…

  8. New Mexico releases design of new court at The Pit (PHOTO)

    Sep 24, 2013, 6:59 PM EDT

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    The New Mexico men’s basketball program is entering the Craig Neal era now that Steve Alford is in Westwood. On Monday, the school released an image of its new court at The Pit. The school released the new court design via its Twitter account. The University of New Mexico spent around $130,000 on the court…

  9. VIDEO: UNM head coach throws first pitch at minor league ballpark

    May 4, 2013, 10:58 PM EDT

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    So much to enjoy about this video. First, if you didn’t know it before, Albuquerque’s minor league team – the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers – is called the Isotopes. Yes, it’s a Simpsons reference, and yes, that is a glorious thing. Second, Craig Neal is kind of new on the job, being…

  10. New Mexico officially names Craig Neal head coach

    Apr 2, 2013, 8:41 PM EDT

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    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Remove the “interim” tag from his title. New Mexico officially announced Tuesday that longtime assistant and short-time interim head coach Craig Neal will take over the program after the departure of Steve Alford to UCLA. It will be announced to the public Wednesday at a press…

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