New Mexico Lobos
Apr 13, 2014, 8:36 PM EDT
The Lobos landed their third commit.
Apr 11, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT
After averaging 13.2 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game, Alex Kirk has decided to enter the NBA Draft.
Mar 31, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT
New Mexico opted to extend the contract of head coach Craig Neal on Monday.
Mar 19, 2014, 4:59 PM EDT
Making some late changes to your bracket? Here are four teams capable of making a surprise run to the Final Four.
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
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.
Mar 15, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT
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.
Mar 12, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT
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.
Mar 10, 2014, 10:47 PM EDT
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.
Mar 9, 2014, 12:56 AM EDT
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.
Mar 9, 2014, 12:50 AM EDT
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?
Mar 2, 2014, 9:15 PM EDT
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…
Feb 26, 2014, 1:26 PM EDT
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…
Feb 25, 2014, 5:26 PM EDT
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…
Feb 23, 2014, 12:44 AM EDT
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…
Feb 13, 2014, 1:15 AM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 1 Syracuse 58, No. 25 Pittsburgh 56 Once against a Syracuse game went down to the wire, and once again the Orange made the plays needed to win in the end. Tyler Ennis’ 35-footer as time expired proved to be the difference, with he and C.J. Fair combining to scored…
Feb 4, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT
On Jan. 8, Wyoming dropped a 72-69 overtime game against New Mexico, a contest later overshadowed by the height of the rims the Lobos were shooting at in the second half. For Wednesday’s rematch with the Lobos at The Pit, the Cowboys will be without head coach Larry Shyatt due to an illness, according to…
Jan 27, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT
The big news coming out of Fort Collins on Saturday wasn’t that New Mexico went into Moby Arena and knocked off Colorado State, it’s that they did so without Alex Kirk on the court. Kirk sat out with an undisclosed injury and was officially listed as day-to-day. The Lobos never went back to New Mexico…
Jan 22, 2014, 12:34 AM EDT
Through 20 minutes inside The Pit on Tuesday night, Cameron Bairstow, Kendall Williams and Hugh Greenwood accounted for a combined 35 points, off 12-of-17 shooting. The entire Boise State team shot 10-of-36 from the field for 27 first half points. Boise State would rally in the second half, but its last 20 minutes couldn’t undo…
Jan 16, 2014, 2:05 AM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: UNLV 76, New Mexico 73 After playing poorly in home losses to Air Force and Nevada the Runnin’ Rebels needed to circle the wagons with games at New Mexico and San Diego State this week. On Wednesday night UNLV brought the effort needed to win a game of this magnitude and…
Jan 9, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT
It appears there may be some hi-jinx afoot in Laramie? A weird thing happened at halftime of the New Mexico-Wyoming games last night. According to Lobo beat writer Geoff Grammer, someone sitting on the New Mexico bench noticed a Wyoming staffer messing with the basket that the Lobos would be shooting on in the second…
Dec 31, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT
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.…
Dec 30, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT
College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences. To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Cameron Bairstow, New Mexico…
Dec 22, 2013, 1:37 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — While the matchup between Marquette and New Mexico didn’t receive the same billing as No. 7 Oklahoma State/No. 20 Colorado, viewed as the undercard for the main event by many. But there was no debating the importance of the meeting if taking the long-term view. Both teams entered the game in…
Dec 21, 2013, 11:36 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — On a night that saw leading scorers Alex Kirk and Kendall Williams held in check, New Mexico received valuable contributions from a freshman guard and a senior forward. And thanks to those two players the preseason favorite to win the Mountain West picked up a needed non-conference victory for its resume.…
Dec 19, 2013, 12:27 PM EDT
New Mexico will be without starting guard Hugh Greenwood against Marquette on Saturday in Las Vegas. Greenwood has been battling a wrist injury for a couple weeks. He initially injured in when the Lobos took on New Mexico State in their first matchup on December 4th. It’s his right wrist, his shooting wrist. Greenwood took…
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