Keith McGee officially part of Lobo roster

Isabel Gonzalez
@cisabelg

Keith McGee has finished the academic requirements needed to transfer and has officially joined the New Mexico roster. The news came via press release on Tuesday morning.

McGee is a South Plains College transfer who spent the summer trying to graduate early so he could join the Lobos for the 2018-19 season. He had been announced to sign back in April and was in Albuquerque during the summer, but McGee didn’t officially join the program until now. Continue reading “Keith McGee officially part of Lobo roster”

Interview: Ahlise Hurst

Freshman Ahlise Hurst comes from a basketball family as his father, Joe Hurst, played in the NBA in Australia. Joe Auletta/The Lobo Lair
Joe Auletta
@Lobo2x53

This coming season there will be two Australians on the Lobo women’s basketball roster.  Ahlise Hurst is the one who is eligible to play in the 2018-19 season as a freshman.  She was also the first one to arrive on campus a week ago and I had the opportunity to interview her briefly in the midst of her orientation, physical, and numerous other things a newly enrolled student needs to do.  All while still adjusting to the 15-hour time difference between hometown Bendigo and Albuquerque. Continue reading “Interview: Ahlise Hurst”

Despite low outside expectations, Blackwell is confident on his team

Junior lineman Aaron Blackwell is ready to move on from last year’s bad season. Isabel Gonzalez/The Lobo Lair
Isabel Gonzalez
@cisabelg

Aaron Blackwell has only one goal this season: To be outstanding.

The junior defensive lineman made up his mind at the end of last season that he would do whatever it takes to make 2018 better. The Lobos finished the 2017 season with seven straight losses, which, to Blackwell and his teammates, was completely unacceptable. Continue reading “Despite low outside expectations, Blackwell is confident on his team”

Interview: Aisia Robertson

Joe Auletta
@Lobo2x53

One of the things I enjoy about watching practice is seeing the redshirt players work with the scout team, and trying to mentally project how they will fit when they move from the scout team to the active team side of the court. Tesha Buck two years ago, and then Aisia Robertson this past season. From the very first practice, she showed as much athleticism as anyone on the court. Continue reading “Interview: Aisia Robertson”