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  1. NMSU guard reinstated after apology

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico State guard Christian Kabongo was reinstated to the team's practice on Tuesday after serving a two-game suspension for a violation of team rules during a rivalry game at UTEP when he made obscene gestures to fans. "I am very sorry to al...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  2. NMSU guard suspended after lewd gestures

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico State has suspended sophomore guard Christian Kabongo indefinitely for a violation of team rules, and according to the Las Cruces Sun-News, the suspension came after the team's second-leading scorer made an obscene gesture to UTEP fans dur...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  3. NMSU star kicks rival UTEP while down

    Diamond Leung

    An inexperienced UTEP team, dealing with injuries, lost by 11 in its exhibition game against Eastern New Mexico last week. Afterward, a rival player was happy to rub it in. That's because one day earlier, outspoken New Mexico State forward Wendell Mc...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  4. MWC: Five Things I Can't Wait To See

    Diamond Leung

    Here are five things I can't wait to see in the Mountain West this season: 1. What will UNLV's new-look offense look like? Dave Rice arrived back at his alma mater promising to run an offense true to the Runnin' Rebels name, put the players thr...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  5. NMSU cut seating capacity for good reason

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico State announced Wednesday that it would close the four upper corners of the Pan American Center, cutting the seating capacity so that fans can sit closer together "to create a more intimate and raucous environment" and "give a true home co...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  6. Nonconference schedule analysis: MWC

    Diamond Leung

    For the rest of the week, will be breaking down the nonconference schedules of each and every team in a dozen different leagues. On Tuesday, we began with the ACC, SEC and C-USA. On Wednesday, we continued with the Big East, Atlantic 10 and ...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  7. New Mexico learns to speak Australian

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico freshman Hugh Greenwood has an opportunity to make an impact on a team that's in need of a point guard and might have found a good one from Australia. Greenwood signed with the Lobos in the spring, starred on Australia's Under-19 world cha...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  8. Twitter defender @CoachMiles to the rescue

    Diamond Leung

    At a time when Mountain West rival New Mexico has declared war on Twitter, Colorado State's Tim Miles has emerged as the coach who is out to save it. Miles is anything but boring on Twitter. His tweets have appeared during halftime, he yfrogged a ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  9. UNM president riled up by scheduling story

    Diamond Leung

    After reading a story in the Albuquerque Journal about how New Mexico coach Steve Alford received a $10,000 bonus for the team's "so-so" strength of schedule, university president David Schmidly had enough and fired off a strongly-worded letter to th...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  10. 7-foot-4 Sim Bhullar to enroll at NMSU

    Diamond Leung

    Sim Bhullar, a top-100 recruit from Canada who is 7-foot-4, has decommitted from Xavier and plans to enroll at New Mexico State instead because he wasn't able to immediately qualify to play, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. "The whole time I wa...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  11. A look around the new-look Mountain West

    Diamond Leung

    Jimmermania has come to an end. Kawhi has said his goodbyes. So who's got next in the Mountain West? That's the biggest question for a conference that saw first-round draft picks and championship-winning programs depart this offseason. Following a...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  12. New Mexico needs wins away from The Pit

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico is one of the favorites in the Mountain West Conference, and if the Lobos want to reach the NCAA tournament with an at-large bid, they had better perform well away from The Pit. On the road is where they can find signature wins. That...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  13. Wendell McKines' comeback begins nicely

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico State forward Wendell McKines was a preseason all-WAC first team selection when he broke his foot last fall and needed to undergo surgery that forced him to redshirt the season. The Aggies ended up finishing under .500 and falling short...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  14. NMSU guard recovering from stab wounds

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico State guard Makhtar Diop is recovering from surgery on stab wounds to his stomach after being attacked with a beer bottle early Saturday, according to the Las Cruces Sun-News. The paper reported the injuries did not appear to be life-th...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  15. Bracket reveal: 76 Classic

    Diamond Leung

    Tournament bracket for the 76 Classic When and where: Nov. 24-25, 27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Initial thoughts: Lon Kruger gets an opportunity to win a 76 Classic championship for a second straight year, but it'll be ...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  16. Could UNM's Twitter ban affect recruiting?

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico coach Steve Alford recently banned his players from tweeting, causing one Twitter-happy rival Mountain West Conference coach to poke fun at the rule and 710 ESPN radio host John Ireland to put himself in the shoes of a recruit. "If I ha...

    Blog | July 26, 2011