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Udeze scores 33, New Mexico beats Northern Colorado 98-74

Nov. 27, 2022 23:45 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Morris Udeze scored 33 points as New Mexico beat Northern Colorado 98-74 on Sunday night. Udeze also contributed 14 rebounds for the Lobos (6-0). Jaelen House added 22 points while shooting 7 for 12 (3 for 6 from 3-point range) and 5 of 5 from the free...

Authorities: NM judge, husband die in likely murder-suicide

Nov. 27, 2022 19:45 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A municipal judge in New Mexico appears to have been fatally shot by her husband before he killed himself, authorities said. Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputies found the bodies of Diane Albert, 65, and Eric Pinkerton, 63, several dogs and a cat on...

3 Albuquerque officers on leave after fatal police shooting

Nov. 27, 2022 14:11 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three Albuquerque police officers have been placed on administrative leave while an investigation continues into the fatal officer-involved shooting of a knife-wielding man who was involved in a domestic dispute with his parents. Police Chief Harold Medina...

Davis scores 25, leads UC Irvine past New Mexico State 85-68

Nov. 27, 2022 00:50 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — DJ Davis scored 25 points as UC Irvine beat New Mexico State 85-68 in the Las Vegas Classic on Saturday. Davis was 8 of 15 shooting, including 5 for 7 from distance, and went 4 for 5 from the foul line for the Anteaters (6-1). Dawson Baker hit three 3-pointers and...

Pavia accounts for 6 TDs in NMSU's 49-14 win over Liberty

Nov. 26, 2022 15:39 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Diego Pavia passed for three touchdowns and ran for three more as New Mexico State handed Liberty its third straight loss 49-14 on Saturday. The Aggies (5-6) have been on a roll, winning four of their last five games under first-year coach Jerry Kill and...

US nuclear waste repository begins filling new disposal area

Nov. 26, 2022 12:28 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Workers at the nation’s only underground nuclear waste repository have started using a newly mined disposal area at the underground facility in southern New Mexico. Officials at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant made the announcement this week, saying the...

Pinson's 25 lead New Mexico State over San Diego 90-77

Nov. 26, 2022 00:22 AM EST

PARADISE, Nev. (AP) — Xavier Pinson's 25 points helped New Mexico State defeat San Diego 90-77 on Friday night. Pinson had eight assists for the Aggies (2-1). DaJuan Gordon scored 16 points while shooting 6 for 13, including 4 for 8 from beyond the arc, and added six rebounds and...

Udeze leads New Mexico over Jacksonville State 79-61

Nov. 25, 2022 22:23 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Morris Udeze's 22 points helped New Mexico defeat Jacksonville State 79-61 on Friday night. Udeze added six rebounds for the Lobos (4-0). Jamal Mashburn Jr. scored 12 points and added six rebounds. KJ Jenkins scored 10. Skyelar Potter...

Millen, defense lead Colorado State over New Mexico 17-0

Nov. 25, 2022 19:08 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Freshman Clay Millen threw two touchdown passes and Colorado State shut out New Mexico 17-0 to close out the regular season on Friday. It was Colorado State’s first shutout since beating Fresno State 37-0 in 2016. Prior to that, the Rams’ last shutout...

New Mexico court asked to reconsider electricity rate case

Nov. 25, 2022 14:32 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court is being asked to reconsider its decision allowing the state’s largest electric utility to delay issuing rate credits to customers that were prompted by the recent closure of one of the Southwest's largest coal-fired power plants. ...