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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:56pm

Sports

Aggies Rally For Win At WAC

It wasn't easy, but New Mexico State, (24-9), is moving on at the Western Athletic Conference Tournament by virtue of a 70-68 win against Seattle.

UTEP Struggles With Southern Miss

Aaron Brown scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half, and Michael Craig had a double-double as Southern Miss whipped UTEP on the boards in a 64-56 C-USA quarterfinal win on Thursday.

Third-Seeded UTEP Surges Past 14th-Seeded Louisiana Tech, 81-72

First-team All-Conference USA honoree Kayla Thornton posted a double-double (25 points, 12 rebounds) while C-USA Sixth Player of the Year Jenzel Nash provided 23 points off the bench, and third-seeded UTEP held off 14th-seed Louisiana Tech, 81-

NMSU softball falls to San Jose State

The New Mexico State softball team got off to an early 2-0 lead, but fell 4-2 to San Jose State on Friday, March 13, to begin a six-game weekend.

First hour of NMSU football practice open to public

New Mexico State head football coach Doug Martin announced Thursday, March 13, that the 2014 NM State Spring Football practice will be open to the public for the first hour, beginning on Sunday, March 16, at 2 p.m.

Miners easily dispatch East Carolina, 77-68

Julian Washburn scored 20 points to lead four UTEP players in double figures as the Miners finished off East Carolina, 77-68, to christen the Conference USA Championship on Wednesday in the Don Haskins Center.

Aggie baseball heads to UC Davis

The New Mexico State baseball team resumes its 11-game road swing with four games in Davis, Calif., versus the UC-Davis Aggies this weekend. This will be the first-ever meeting on the diamond between the two Aggies.

NMSU women earn WAC tournament victory over UTPA

Junior Danesia Williamson tallied a career-high 37 points and sophomore Sasha Weber picked up her third career double-double as No. 5 seed New Mexico State came-from-behind to defeat No.

Aggie football returns to Las Cruces for spring

Head Coach Doug Martin begins his second year at the helm of the New Mexico State football program by welcoming his team back to the field for the beginning of 2014 spring football practice on Sunday, March 16 from 2-4 p.m.

Miners qualify for NCAA Indoor Championships

UTEP Miners Janice Jackson, Nickevea Wilson, Mark Jackson and Anthony Rotich will represent the track and field team at the 2014 NCAA Championships in Albuquerque, N.M.

Opening Day for Conference USA

Tim Floyd sat in the stands and watched every dribble and every pass. For the first 20 minutes the UTEP Coach must have been putting together a game plan to play UTSA. Floyd can throw those notes away.

Miners Approaching C-USA Championship With Excitement, Hope

The UTEP Miners will take the court at the Conference USA Championship on Wednesday at 6 p.m., battling either East Carolina or UTSA in their own Don Haskins Center in front of their own fans.

Hunter named C-USA Freshman of the Year

UTEP’s Vince Hunter was named the Conference USA Freshman of the Year on Tuesday, based on a vote by league coaches and media.

NMSU women open up WAC tournament vs UTPA

After wrapping the regular season at Grand Canyon, the NM State women’s basketball heads to the 2014 edition of the Western Athletic Conference Tournament at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Miners softball splits in Albuquerque

The UTEP softball team split a pair of games with New Mexico on Tuesday afternoon at Lobo Softball Field. The Miners (9-17) won game one, 7-6, but fell to the Lobos (8-16), 9-6, in game two. Game One