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New Mexico seeking normalcy facing No. 19 Boise State

Nov. 15, 2019 3:23 AM EST

Even after decades of being associated with college football, this has been a new experience for New Mexico coach Bob Davie. The entire season, really, has been hard for the Lobos. The latest and biggest blow was the death of defensive lineman Nahje Flowers last week. For Davie it was the first time he could...

Queen scores 20 as New Mexico St. beats Southern 79-63

Nov. 15, 2019 12:44 AM EST

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Trevelin Queen scored 20 points, including three 3-pointers, Ivan Aurrecoechea added 19 points, and New Mexico State beat Southern 79-63 on Thursday night. Shawn Williams hit 4 of 6 from 3-point range and finished with 17 points for New Mexico State. Queen made a 3 and then...

N. Scott Momaday remembers 1969 Pulitzer, promises memoir

Nov. 15, 2019 12:30 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Kiowa writer N. Scott Momaday, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his groundbreaking novel “House Made of Dawn,” said he’s not done writing and vows to finish his long-anticipated memoir. In a rare interview at his Santa Fe home, the 85-year-old author told The...

No. 19 Boise State closes out home slate hosting New Mexico

Nov. 14, 2019 4:52 PM EST

New Mexico (2-7, 0-5 MWC) at No. 19 Boise State (8-1, 5-0), Saturday at 10:15 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Boise State by 27 1/2. Series record: Boise State leads 9-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? A week after an overtime escape, Boise State closes out its home schedule with against struggling New Mexico. The Broncos...

Lyle’s 31 leads New Mexico past pesky Green Bay, 93-78

Nov. 13, 2019 11:15 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — JaQuan Lyle scored 31 points, including 20 in the second half Wednesday, to help New Mexico pull away from Green Bay 93-78. After a rugged first half in which he scored 11 points but turned it over seven times, Lyle took control of the game in the second, going 4-for-6 on...

Williams scores 19 to lift UTEP over New Mexico St. 65-50

Nov. 13, 2019 12:02 AM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Bryson Williams scored 19 points on 7-for-11 shooting as UTEP topped New Mexico State 65-50 on Tuesday night. Jordan Lathon had 13 points for UTEP (2-0), which made 23 of 49 shots (47-. Trevelin Queen had 21 points for the Aggies (1-1), who were held to 37-% shooting and converted...

US attorney general says feds will focus on high-crime areas

Nov. 12, 2019 8:51 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities will coordinate with state and local law enforcement officers to crack down on violence in cities with high crime rates in the coming months after arresting hundreds of fugitives under a program underway nationwide, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said...

Trio of freshmen diversifying Ole Miss rushing attack

Nov. 12, 2019 5:56 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi faces the daunting challenge of consistently moving the football against No. 1 LSU this Saturday, possibly without the services of Scottie Phillips. Phillips missed the Rebels' 41-3 blowout of New Mexico State last week after injuring his ankle in a 20-14 loss to No. 13...

Lyle has 18 points, New Mexico rolls CSU Northridge 97-70

Nov. 10, 2019 12:26 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Led by 18 points from Jaquan Lyle, five New Mexico players reached doubles figures Saturday as the Lobos beat Cal State-Northridge 97-70. Carlton Bragg and Corey Manigault each added 17 points for New Mexico (2-0). Lance Coleman II scored 19 to lead the Matadors (0-2), with Terrell...

Lyle has 18 points, New Mexico rolls CSU Northridge 97-70

Nov. 9, 2019 11:30 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Led by 18 points from Jaquan Lyle, five New Mexico players reached double figures Saturday as the Lobos beat Cal State-Northridge 97-70. Carlton Bragg and Corey Manigault each added 17 points for New Mexico (2-0). Lance Coleman II scored 19 to lead the Matadors (0-2), with Terrell...