Aggies Face Lobos, Then Host Thanksgiving Classic

Monday, November 19, 2012 - 10:14pm

This Week: NM State women's basketball heads north for the Rio Grande Rivalry series against New Mexico on Tuesday, Nov. 20. The meeting in Albuquerque concludes the road trip for the Aggies before hosting the Aggie Hotel Encanto Thanksgiving Classic in Las Cruces, N.M.

Welcoming George Mason, Drake and UC Irvine, NM State first faces George Mason on Friday afternoon. The winner of the Drake/UCI meeting will determine who the Aggies play on the final day of the Classic on Saturday evening.

Radio Coverage: The Aggie Sports Network is producing 15 games on KSNM AM 570 this season, along with any contests in the post season. Radio coverage is scheduled for the Loyola Marymount game in Las Cruces on Monday as well as the Aggies first road game at UC Santa Barbara, Wednesday on KSNM AM 570 with Jay Sanderson giving the play-by-play.

All games aired on radio are produced by the Aggie Sports Network on KSNM AM 570 in Las Cruces. The broadcasts can also be heard from anywhere around the world on the Internet by logging onto www.NMStateSports.com. Just click on the live events link to access the coverage for a fee.

Television Coverage: Eight games are scheduled to air on television this season on AggieVision. The first game broadcast is the Aggies home game versus I-10 Rival UTEP on Nov. 28 from the Pan American Center. Fans can also go to www.AggieVision.tv for channel listings.

Live Stats on the Web: Live stats will be available for fans at www.NMStateSports.com at no cost for the entire season. Fans can click on the Live Events link at the top of the NMStateSports.com home page to access the live stats. Live stats for away games may direct fans to the opposing team’s athletics page.

Twitter/Facebook: Get all the updates of Aggie Athletics on Twitter and Facebook. Get in-game statistics and in-game updates on Twitter @NMStateAggies. Find out about all Aggie Athletics promotions and events on Facebook (NMSU Athletics and The Aggie Student-Athlete).

The Looks
Looking Ahead: Looking past the holiday weekend, NM State hosts I-10 rival UTEP on Nov. 28 at the Pan American Center. After the meeting with UTEP, the Aggies hit the road to meet Southern Utah on Dec. 1, before making the short drive to El Paso to rekindle the battle with the Miners.

Looking Back: Two exciting matchups opened the season for the Aggies. NM State thrilled the crowd with an overtime win versus Loyola Marymount 77-76. Kelsie Rozendaal made her senior debut with a season high 22 points and collected her first double double with 11 rebounds, another career-high. Two days later, the Aggies made a late comeback attempt against UC Santa Barbara that fell short in a 43-41 loss in California. A slow start in the first half proved troublesome for the Aggies, who came up with 16 points and 16 rebound in the second half alone.
 

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