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Odunewu's 23 lead New Mexico State past Simon Fraser 77-35

Dec. 06, 2022 00:34 AM EST

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Shakiru Odunewu had 23 points in New Mexico State's 77-35 win against Simon Fraser on Monday. Odunewu also contributed 10 rebounds and three blocks for the Aggies (4-2). Kyle Feit added 16 points while shooting 6 for 15, including 4 for 12 from beyond the...

New Mexico may overhaul high school graduation requirements

Dec. 05, 2022 22:56 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Legislation to overhaul New Mexico's high school graduation requirements and reduce the minimum number of class-unit credits was being drafted by state lawmakers Monday. High school teacher and state Rep. Andrés Romero of Albuquerque said he hopes to support...

New Mexico's largest electric provider seeks rate hike

Dec. 05, 2022 19:08 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest electric provider is seeking its first rate hike in years as it looks to recoup $2.6 billion in investments that executives say are needed to modernize the grid and meet state mandates for transitioning away from coal and natural gas. ...

Bowling Green, New Mexico State to meet in Quick Lane Bowl

Dec. 05, 2022 16:12 PM EST

Bowling Green (6-6, Mid-American) vs New Mexico State (6-6, Independent), Dec. 26, 2:30 p.m. EST, ESPN LOCATION: Detroit. TOP PLAYERS Bowling Green: QB Matt McDonald has thrown for 2,639 yards with 22 touchdowns and nine interceptions. ...

New Mexico lawmaker avoids ethics hearing over committee job

Dec. 05, 2022 15:42 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Outgoing New Mexico House Speaker Brian Egolf, who appointed himself to the Public Regulation Commission nominating committee, has avoided an ethics hearing by resigning. The State Ethics Commission was scheduled to hold a public hearing last Friday after a...

Loville hits 6 3s, leads No. 14 Arizona women past Lobos

Dec. 04, 2022 17:06 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jade Loville made 10 of 13 shots, including a career-best six 3-pointers, and scored 27 points to lead No. 14 Arizona to a 77-60 win over New Mexico on Sunday. Shaina Pellington added 19 points for the Wildcats (7-0), who had their lowest output of the year...

BYU, SMU set for 1st meeting since 1997 in New Mexico Bowl

Dec. 04, 2022 16:17 PM EST

BYU (7-5, Independent) vs. SMU (7-5, American Athletic Conference), Dec. 17, 2:15 p.m. ET LOCATION: Albuquerque, New Mexico TOP PLAYERS BYU: QB Jaren Hall. Has thrown for 3,171 yards and 31 touchdowns with six interceptions. Also has run for three...

Albuquerque has record 115 homicides and counting this year

Dec. 04, 2022 11:31 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque has set a new record for the most homicides in one year at 115 and counting, according to authorities. The Albuquerque Journal reported the record was previously set in 2021 with 117 homicides by year’s end around the city, but at least three...

Bowl-eligible New Mexico State drubs Valparaiso

Dec. 03, 2022 19:29 PM EST

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Diego Pavia threw a career-high four touchdown passes, all in the first half, and New Mexico State celebrated bowl-eligibility with a 65-3 rout of Valparaiso on Saturday. Pavia's TD throws were 50 yards to Jonathan Brady, 69 yards to Justice Powers, 70 yards...

Givance's 14 help UTEP defeat Northern New Mexico 87-50

Dec. 03, 2022 19:06 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Shamar Givance had 14 points in UTEP's 87-50 victory over Northern New Mexico on Saturday night. Givance added five assists and four steals for the Miners (6-2). Derick Hamilton scored 11 points and Mario McKinney Jr. finished with 10 points. ...