New Mexico Rumors & News

  • As expected, Elijah Brown makes official he will return for Lobo hoops

    Albuquerque Journal "s was expected from the day he announced his intentions to test the NBA Draft waters, UNM guard Elijah Brown early Saturday unceremoniously announced he would be returning for his junior season. Brown, the first team All-Mountain West selection after averaging 21.7 points and 3.1 assists per..." May 21

  • New Mexico State to hire Paul Weir as head coach

    Albuquerque Journal "Paul Weir has been selected as the new men’s basketball coach at New Mexico State University, the Journal has learned. A news conference to formally announce the hiring is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Pan Amrican Center in Las Cruces." April 26

  • Ole Miss Lands New Mexico Grad Transfer G Cullen Neal

    College Spun "New Mexico graduate transfer guard Cullen Neal will play his final season of eligibility at Ole Miss, according to multiple reports. The 6-foot-5, 185-pound Neal averaged 12.3 points, 3.7 assists and 2.8 rebounds for the Lobos last season. " April 14

  • New Mexico 71, Nevada 66

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Elijah Brown scored 17 points and junior center Obij Aget had a double-double, leading New Mexico to a 71-66 victory over Nevada on Saturday night at Lawlor Events Center in Reno, Nev. Sophomore guard Cullen Neal scored 16 points for New Mexico (17-14, 10-8 Mountain West..." March 06

  • San Diego State 83, New Mexico 56

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Malik Pope broke out of a scoring slump to lead four Aztecs in double figures, and San Diego State rode its stingy defense to an 83-56 rout of New Mexico on Tuesday at The Pit in Albuquerque, N.M. Pope, who scored a total of 11 points in the Aztecs' previous two games, led San Diego..." March 02

  • Fresno State 92, New Mexico 82

    The Sports Xchange "Fresno State guards Marvelle Harris and Julien Lewis combined for 53 points and 12 assists and the Bulldogs claimed a 92-82 victory over New Mexico on Saturday night at The Pit in Albuquerque, N.M. Fresno State (20-9, 11-5 Mountain West) won for the fourth straight time and New Mexico..." February 28

  • Colorado State 86, New Mexico 69

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Antwan Scott made four 3-pointers in the first five minutes of the second half and finished with 18 points as Colorado State cruised to a 86-69 victory over New Mexico on Tuesday in Mountain West play at Fort Collins, Colo. Junior forward Emmanuel Omogbo contributed 18 points..." February 24

  • Air Force 76, New Mexico 72

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Jacob Van scored 22 points, helping the Air Force rally past New Mexico for a 76-72 Mountain West Conference win Saturday at Clune Arena in Fort Collins, Colo. Air Force won despite a 32-point performance from New Mexico star guard Elijah Brown. The Falcons (14-14, 5-10 MWC)..." February 20

  • New Mexico 80, Boise State 78

    The Sports Xchange "With six minutes to go, New Mexico was trailing by 15 and there was an air of despair hanging over WisePies Arena in Albuquerque, N.M. However, guard Elijah Brown scored 13 points and forward Tim Williams added four points in the final 5:50, and the Lobos snatched a stunning 80-78 win over..." February 18

  • New Mexico 74, San Jose State 58

    The Sports Xchange "New Mexico guard Elijah Brown scored 21 points, leading the Lobos past San Jose State 74-58 on Saturday in Mountain West play at WisePies Arena in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Lobos forward Tim Williams hit 7 of 8 field-goal attempts and finished with 16 points and nine rebounds. Center Obij..." February 13