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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. Will rivalry games be closely monitored?

    Diamond Leung

    Cincinnati-Xavier was a crosstown rivalry game gone bad, with Bearcats coach Mick Cronin continuing to take aim at the referees for not doing more to stop the hostilities before they escalated into the brawl that has become the talk of college basket...

    Blog | December 12, 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. 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
  5. 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
  6. Stew Morrill: USU won't be favorite in WAC

    Diamond Leung

    Utah State, which has won four straight conference titles in the WAC, will not be favored to continue its domination of the league if coach Stew Morrill is correct about what he sees as an Aggies team filled with question marks. "For the first tim...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  7. New Mexico State fans to wear pajamas

    Diamond Leung

    In a nod to tonight's 11 p.m. ET start time on ESPN2, New Mexico State is asking fans attending the Utah State game to get in the spirit and show up at the Pan American Center wearing pajamas. The school is calling it the ESPN2 Pajama Party at the Pa...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  8. Is Utah State 'a very average WAC team?'

    Diamond Leung

    Utah State is 13-2 and undefeated in the WAC, but coach Stew Morrill is not a happy camper right now. During Friday's 80-71 win at home against San Jose State, Morrill ripped into his team at halftime and then again to reporters after the game. Th...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  9. NMSU's Wendell McKines needs surgery

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico State forward Wendell McKines could miss between 10 to 12 weeks while recovering from surgery on his broken left foot, the school announced. McKines, a preseason all-WAC first-team selection, could additionally opt to redshirt in his se...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  10. Injuries hit Utah State, New Mexico State

    Diamond Leung

    Utah State and New Mexico State, which the WAC coaches and media have picked to finish first and second in the conference coming off NCAA tournament appearances, are both dealing with injury concerns with their veteran big men. New Mexico State fo...

    Blog | October 19, 2010
  11. Wendell McKines to lead New Mexico State

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico State began practicing Monday to prepare for its preseason trip to Canada. Forward Wendell McKines told the Las Cruces Sun-News that he spent the summer working on his jump shot and defense. Oh Wendell, don't be bashful. As this video f...

    Blog | August 03, 2010
  12. Arrests don't help NBA draft stock, program's image

    Diamond Leung

    UPDATE: KFOX-TV reports that according to one witness, Young was tased during a physical confrontation with a police officer over a handicapped parking spot. New Mexico State guard Jahmar Young recently put his name in the NBA draft, and it doesn'...

    Blog | April 12, 2010
  13. Where things stand in the WAC

    Diamond Leung

    Shortly after a stunning WAC-opening win against defending champion Utah State, New Mexico State forward Wendell McKines went on his blog and called out the team's fans for being "frontrunners" and failing to pack the house. McKines eventually ...

    Blog | February 17, 2010
  14. New Mexico State player calls out fans

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico State forward Wendell McKines blogged of his frustration at Aggie fans after playing in what he called "an empty house" at the Pan American Center during a 10-point loss to Nevada. Attendance was listed at 4,788 for the Monday night gam...

    Blog | January 09, 2010
  15. Starting Five -- WAC Edition

    Diamond Leung

    1. Utah State forward Nate Bendall notched career-highs of 18 points and five blocks in a win over Morehead State on Monday night despite having surgery on his mind. The procedure is believed to be minor, but involves addressing the elevated heart ra...

    Blog | December 22, 2009