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    NMSU recruit that is now going ro UNM

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    Who is the New Mexico State recruit that is following Coach Weir to UNM?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigdawg View Post
    Who is the New Mexico State recruit that is following Coach Weir to UNM?
    Herb Pope?

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    Figuerora will not play for NMSU. It was posted an hour ago. Another possible future Lobo?

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    Figueroa will be coming to UNM!

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    I was hoping so, but then I read this in another article Unfortunately: Figueroa was enrolled at NMSU for the spring semester and even though he never played a minute for the Aggies, NMSU block a transfer to UNM, UTEP or any other Western Athletic Conference school.

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    They can't block him forever, he'll do the jc thing for a year then be a lobo. Thank you nmsu yet again!

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    NMSU needs to stop blocking transfers. Its hurting what little image they have left. I didn't think they could be so petty.



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    Of course, Figueroa could end up here., However he was being recruited by UCF, South Florida, Florida, Miami, Louisville, Virginia Commonwealth and Virginia Tech among others.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LoboKnight View Post
    NMSU needs to stop blocking transfers. Its hurting what little image they have left. I didn't think they could be so petty.
    This is actually the norm when it comes to transfers. Most schools block in conference and rivals such as NMSU/UTEP/UNM. This is a standard practice and I don't think it makes them look petty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MRLobo View Post
    This is actually the norm when it comes to transfers. Most schools block in conference and rivals such as NMSU/UTEP/UNM. This is a standard practice and I don't think it makes them look petty.
    Exactly, why would they want thier players to join thier rivals. UNM and most major and mid major colleges do this routinely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LoboKnight View Post
    NMSU needs to stop blocking transfers. Its hurting what little image they have left. I didn't think they could be so petty.
    Lol. UNM poached the only other D1 coach in a state with a population of barely 2 million people. . .and they did so during the most critical part of NMSU's recruiting process. Pretty sure they have a right to be salty. It's also standard procedure to block transfers to a school that you play regularly.

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    NMSU. it is not a rivalry unless you win around 50-50. Hell , even Noodles hammered NMSU. Rivalry? I think not.

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    "Even Noodles hammered NMSU"?
    Noodles record against NMSU was 5 wins, 3 loses, not exactly dominance.
    He did hammer in several of the wins that were double-digits, while the some wins and all the loses were closer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SantaFeFan View Post
    "Even Noodles hammered NMSU"?
    Noodles record against NMSU was 5 wins, 3 loses, not exactly dominance.
    He did hammer in several of the wins that were double-digits, while the some wins and all the loses were closer.
    6 and 2 actually.

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    Correct, my bad.

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    If Figuerora wants to come play for UNM I assume the block is for one basketball season. However, he would have to transfer to a non D-1 university or lose a year of eligiblity, correct?

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    Yes, no? Does it matter that he has never set foot on a college baskeball court??

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    Figueroa will be here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lobo12345 View Post
    Figueroa will be here!
    When?

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    Not real soon. JC first.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colt45 View Post
    NMSU. it is not a rivalry unless you win around 50-50. Hell , even Noodles hammered NMSU. Rivalry? I think not.
    Tradition makes rivalries man. Tradition.

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    We'll see if it's like when Hobson maintained ties from initial recruitment, JC route, and ended up here. It would be great if LJ was a Lobo!


 

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