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  1. Mid-majors continuing the fight against nation's elite

    Eamonn Brennan

    The struggle between the mid-majors and college basketball's elite has gotten more complicated. Have the little guys caught up, or is the prolonged fight too much to handle?

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
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  3. NBA Draft - NBA draft prospects to watch at Portsmouth Invitation...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford says there are several intriguing players who could turn heads at the Portsmouth Invitational.

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  4. Boise St.-New Mexico Preview

    Boise St.-New Mexico Preview

    Preview | February 15, 2013
  5. Colorado Buffaloes adapting well to its Pac-12 home - men's colle...

    Andy Katz

    Colorado had the most boisterous contingent at the Pit during the NCAA tournament. The black and gold fans in Albuquerque were loud, proud and committed to ensuring the Buffaloes were well represented. I was there. I heard it. It was obvious to anyo...

    Blog | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  6. Previewing Albuquerque: Saturday's games

    Andy Katz

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A look at Saturday's Round of 32 doubleheader at The Pit: No. 5 seed Vanderbilt (25-10) vs. No. 4 Wisconsin (25-9), 6:10 p.m. ET Vanderbilt can see itself in Wisconsin. The Badgers see the Commodores as a mirror image as we...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  7. Colorado builds 20-point lead, holds on to win after UNLV rally

    Freshman reserve Askia Booker scored 16 points Thursday night and 11th-seeded Colorado held off a furious UNLV rally for a 68-64 victory in the South Regional.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 15, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Wisconsin 73, Montana 49

    Andy Katz

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Reaction from No. 4-seeded Wisconsin's 73-49 win over No. 13 Montana. Overview: The last time the Badgers played at The Pit, in 2000, they went to the Final Four. But that was a regional final. This is just a second- and...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  9. New Mexico cashes in with MWC title

    Andy Katz

    New Mexico's fans have long treated the Lobos basketball program as the professional sports team the state does not have. They pack the Pit. They talk about UNM all year long. They paint the town red. And with that comes high expectations. B...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  10. Oregon Pit Crew shoe on eBay is expensive

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon as evidenced by its Matt Knight Madness event really knows how to throw a party, and Nike is making sure the students of the Pit Crew look good while cheering on their team. The student section has its own special-edition Nike shoe, with 10 pa...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  11. Oregon student section gets own Nike shoe

    Diamond Leung

    Does your school's student section, in a sign of solidarity, wear matching T-shirts? Oregon's student section, The Pit Crew, has shirts, while also benefiting from its natural advantages by having its own Nike shoe. The school announced Thursday t...

    Blog | October 05, 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. UNM won't schedule UTEP over NIT spat?

    Diamond Leung

    It hasn't been easy over the years for New Mexico to put together a schedule since opponents generally don't like going to The Pit, one of the toughest places to play in America. Now it appears a previously proposed series of games between regiona...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  14. NC State's Lorenzo Charles left an indelible mark on both college...

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: For reaction on the death of Lorenzo Charles from his friends and former teammates, click here. The late Jim Valvano's desperate search for someone to hug was the iconic image of NC State's impromptu postgame celebration on the Pit fl...

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2011
  15. Seven rows of benches collapse during New Mexico's win over BYU

    Seven rows of bench seating at The Pit collapsed during New Mexico's 86-77 win over No. 9 BYU on Saturday but no injuries were reported.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2011
  16. Jimmer Fredette, No. 9 BYU can't overcome New Mexico at The Pit

    New Mexico 86, No. 9 BYU 77

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 29, 2011
  17. SDSU to test winning streak in the Pit

    Diamond Leung

    Funny things can happen on the road. That's what San Diego State should expect when it takes the nation's longest winning streak to New Mexico to play at the Pit on Saturday. The Aztecs have won three of their past five games there, but are als...

    Blog | January 14, 2011