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  1. New Mexico’s Craig ‘Noodles’ Neal now the highest-paid Mountain West coach

    Sep 8, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

    Craig Neal

    Neal just finished his first season as the school’s head coach.

  2. New Mexico crosses state line into Arizona for first 2016 commitment

    Sep 7, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

    Craig Neal, Hugh Greenwood

    Having already reeled in the top Class of 2015 player in Arizona, the Lobos crossed the border for the state’s top 2016 prospect.

  3. New Mexico adds another piece for the 2014-15 season

    Aug 16, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT

    adidas

    Sam Logwood, formerly an Auburn signee, joins his former coach in Albuquerque.

  4. New Mexico adds prep school coach to staff, and reportedly a top 150 recruit

    Aug 12, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    AP

    The prep school coach will reportedly bring a former player with him.

  5. Report: New Mexico lands Samford transfer Tim Williams

    Jun 22, 2014, 8:17 PM EDT

    Tim Williams Gorgui Dieng

    The Lobos have reportedly landed one of the top available transfers in the first team All-SoCon forward.

  6. Report: Samford transfer Tim Williams will decide between three 2014 NCAA Tournament teams

    Jun 20, 2014, 8:33 PM EDT

    Tim Williams Gorgui Dieng

    Samford transfer Tim Williams is a hot name on the recruiting trail and the forward is down to three schools from the 2014 NCAA Tournament.

  7. Samford transfer Tim Williams to visit New Mexico, Vanderbilt

    Jun 8, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Tim Williams Gorgui Dieng

    Williams is one of the best available mid-major transfers.

  8. Three-star 2015 guard Anthony Mathis commits to New Mexico

    May 15, 2014, 4:52 PM EDT

    AP

    The Lobos have its third 2015 commit.

  9. Former Butler guard Elijah Brown picks New Mexico

    May 10, 2014, 7:48 PM EDT

    Villanova v Butler

    New Mexico adds another piece to its backcourt, as former Butler guard Elijah Brown commits.

  10. New Mexico signs 2014 forward, New Zealand native, Tohi Smith-Milner

    May 10, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Craig Neal

    New Mexico added some more size as they signed 6-foot-9 forward and New Zealand native Tohi Smith-Milner.

  11. New Mexico grabs well-traveled wing Jordan Goodman

    Apr 28, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    Craig Neal

    New Mexico grabbed a commitment from talented JUCO wing Jordan Goodman on Monday.

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

    Apr 13, 2014, 8:36 PM EDT

    Craig Neal

    The Lobos landed their third commit.

  13. New Mexico center Alex Kirk to enter 2014 NBA Draft

    Apr 11, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

    Alex Kirk

    After averaging 13.2 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game, Alex Kirk has decided to enter the NBA Draft.

  14. New Mexico gives head coach Craig Neal an extension

    Mar 31, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

    Craig Neal

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

  15. Four dark horse Final Four teams

    Mar 19, 2014, 4:59 PM EDT

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    Making some late changes to your bracket? Here are four teams capable of making a surprise run to the Final Four.

  16. Mountain West Tournament: Tough afternoons for Xavier Thames, Winston Shepard III spell doom for No. 8 San Diego State

    Mar 15, 2014, 10:03 PM EDT

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    Tough afternoons for Xavier Thames and Winston Shepard III hurt No. 8 San Diego State, but they should be encouraged by the play of Dwayne Polee II in Las Vegas.

  17. Mountain West Tournament: No. 20 New Mexico wins rubber match, third straight tournament title

    Mar 15, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT

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    With the help of their role players and a critical three-pointer from Kendall Williams, No. 20 New Mexico withstood No. 8 San Diego State’s pressure to win the Mountain West tournament crown.

  18. 2014 Mountain West Tournament Preview: San Diego State, New Mexico clear favorites in Las Vegas

    Mar 12, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

    Cameron Bairstow

    No. 8 San Diego State, No. 20 New Mexico are the clear favorites in Las Vegas. But don’t expect those two teams to simply coast to the title game, either.

  19. Cameron Bairstow, a Mountain West Player of the Year snub?

    Mar 10, 2014, 10:47 PM EDT

    Cameron Bairstow

    Cameron Bairstow spent his offseason toiling in international competition, and return to New Mexico with a chip on his shoulder. After a season spent toying with the other Mountain West frontcourts, Bairstow’s efforts might not get the necessary recognition.

  20. No. 21 New Mexico falls victim to unexpected defensive wrinkle

    Mar 9, 2014, 12:56 AM EDT

    bairstow

    New Mexico led by 16 with 12:05 remaining. And then their inability to adjust to San Diego State’s 1-3-1 zone cost them the Mountain West title.

  21. No. 10 SDSU uses 26-4 run to beat No. 21 New Mexico, win MWC title

    Mar 9, 2014, 12:50 AM EDT

    Alex Kirk, Skylar Spencer

    No. 10 San Diego State overcomes a 16-point second half deficit as they knock off No. 21 New Mexico and bring home a Mountain West title. But should that change how we view the Aztecs?

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

    Mar 2, 2014, 9:15 PM EDT

    lobos

    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…

  23. Most Improved Players lists cannot leave off New Mexico’s Cameron Bairstow

    Feb 26, 2014, 1:26 PM EDT

    Cameron Bairstow

    On Tuesday night, New Mexico’s Cameron Bairstow went for 14 points and 11 boards for No. 25 New Mexico as they used a late-run in the second half to knock off Utah State and keep pace with San Diego State atop the Mountain West standings. In the past, that would have been considered a great…

  24. Are post-game handshake lines outdated?

    Feb 25, 2014, 5:26 PM EDT

    Craig Neal

    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…

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

    Feb 23, 2014, 12:44 AM EDT

    bairstow

    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…