2015-16 WAC Basketball Preview

Staring at the Floorboards

Five WAC story lines to watch…

1. New Mexico State has dominated this zombie version of the WAC for the past four years. In fact, there are no teams currently in the conference from the last time NMSU didn’t win the WAC. The Aggies lost a lot of senior talent, can anyone in the league catch up to them?

2. Thunder Dan has an exciting team at Grand Canyon, and they’re the most likely challenger to NMSU’s WAC dominance, but they’re still in a D1 transition year, and thus ineligible for the NCAA Tournament even if they were to catch up with the Aggies.

3. A lot of talented senior guards left the league, but UMKC could make up some ground with the best returning guard in the conference, Martez Harrison, who leads the Roos’ 3/4 court pressure defense, a big advantage with the 30 second shot clock, especially in…

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Aggie Baseball Gets $1 Million Makeover

Coastal Carolina to Sun Belt

Carolina Sports Thoughts

Big news out of Conway tonight. Presumably, a “historic press conference” will occur at 1pm tomorrow, saying that Coastal Carolina University will be accepted to the Sun Belt Conference.

This was posted at 7:16pm tonight.

@coastalfans: BREAKING: Sources have confirmed that a “historic press conference” will occur @ 1:00pm tomorrow in the HTC Center. Open to the public.

This spot has been hotly contested over the past few weeks, as Eastern Kentucky University, New Mexico State, and Coastal have all been looked at by the league. It looks like Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson has made a decision.

Posted earlier today by JTApps1 on the Sun Belt message board:

“From a source VERY close to the process Coastal was voted in yesterday. They will begin competition in 16-17. I’d assume that means football will be a full member in 2018.”

From what it looks, Coastal Carolina will move to the…

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NM State Football Second Scrimmage Recap

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Following another week of preseason practice, the NM State football team had its second scrimmage on Saturday morning in Aggie Memorial Stadium.

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Support NM State in College Colors Challenge

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Grand Prize Winners to receive all-expenses paid trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship game.

Las Cruces, N.M. – As part of the 11th annual College Colors Day celebration, NM State is participating in the inaugural College Colors Challenge and encouraging fan support across social media for the Aggies. The grand prize is a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship game.

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Morgan Named to Paul Hornung Award Watch List

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – NM State wide receiver Teldrick Morgan was named to the 2015 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, the Louisville Sports Commission announced. This award, now in its sixth season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football.

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NMSU Reaches All-Time High In Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. – New Mexico State reached an all-time high when the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) released its first spring totals for the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup.

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Spring Volleyball Prepares Team for Fall Season

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The New Mexico State volleyball team was practicing throughout the spring working on fundamentals, getting stronger and learning more about the system that head coach Mike Jordan likes to run.

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Aggie Caravan rolls to Albuquerque and Artesia

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. –The New Mexico State Athletic Department wants to visit with Aggie fans across the state as the Aggie Caravan makes its final two stops for 2015.

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Aggies Face Texas Tech in First NCAA Appearance

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LAS CRUCES, N.M.– The New Mexico State women’s tennis team will take on Texas Tech in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Regional Championships on Friday at 4 p.m. (MT) in Lubbock, Texas.

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