MBB Update: Nov. 19-Nov.23

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While it was Thanksgiving week, it was still a work week for the Lobos. Head coach Paul Weir said this week was for helping his team prepare for Saturday’s game against UTEP, but also to turn the page as a team. The Lobos had Tuesday off, but Weir held his weekly press conference that day. Continue reading “MBB Update: Nov. 19-Nov.23”

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Aggies walk out with four-straight win in Rio Grande Rivalry

After Saturday’s 98-94 result, the New Mexico State Aggies have defeated the Lobos four times in a row. Cameron Goeldner/ The Daily Lobo
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University of New Mexico head coach Paul Weir opened Saturday’s post game press conference with an apology. The Lobos were handed their first loss of the season with a 98-94 loss to their in-state rivals, the New Mexico State Aggies. Continue reading “Aggies walk out with four-straight win in Rio Grande Rivalry”

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Lobos outlast Iona for a win during home opener

New Mexico is 2-0 after a 90-83 win over Iona on Tuesday night. Scott Forman/The Lobo Lair
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New Mexico head coach Paul Weir had stressed the importance of starting out the season strong. After Tuesday night’s 90-83 victory over Iona, the Lobos are enjoying a 2-0 record.

“They’re finding ways to win, which is terrific,” the coach said about the Lobos. “We weren’t doing that last year at this time of the year. It took us a long time to kind of get that confidence.” Continue reading “Lobos outlast Iona for a win during home opener”

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Lobos host Iona for first home game of the season

The University of New Mexico men’s basketball team hosts Iona for the Lobos’ first official home game of the 2018-19 season. Scott Forman/The Lobo Lair
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New Mexico vs. Iona
Dreamstyle Arena – The Pit
Nov. 13, 7 pm
Mountain West Network

The Lobos are hosting the Iona Gaels on Tuesday night for New Mexico’s first official home game of the 2018-19 season. Both teams enter the night with a 1-0 record and their own questions to answer. Continue reading “Lobos host Iona for first home game of the season”

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Lobos pull a 115-66 victory in exhibition with Northern New Mexico

The Lobos took a 115-66 victory during their exhibition against Northern New Mexico on Saturday night. Scott Forman/The Lobo Lair
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The University of New Mexico men’s basketball team stepped on home court for the first time this season and walked out with a 115-66 victory over Northern New Mexico during an exhibition on Saturday night. Continue reading “Lobos pull a 115-66 victory in exhibition with Northern New Mexico”

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MBB Update: Nov. 5-9

New Mexico steps away from the regular season to play an exhibition game during the second annual New Mexico classic. Isabel Gonzalez/The Lobo Lair
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New Mexico opened the season with an 87-84 road victory over CSUN on Tuesday. This weekend, the Lobos are at home to host the second annual New Mexico classic. They play an exhibition game against Northern New Mexico on Saturday at 7pm.

The NCAA gave an update on Carlton Bragg. And Drue Drinnon is almost ready to get back on the court. Continue reading “MBB Update: Nov. 5-9”

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Mathis banks first win of the season

New Mexico opened the season with an 87-84 victory against CSUN on the road. Courtesy of UNM Athletics
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Senior Anthony Mathis came up big with a game-winning shot from beyond the arc to give the Lobos an 87-84 victory over CSUN during the last second of Tuesday night’s game. With this result, New Mexico opens the 2018-19 season with a victory on the road. Continue reading “Mathis banks first win of the season”

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Lobos look to start season on a high note

New Mexico will look to open the 2018-19 season with a victory on the road as the Lobos take on CSUN on Tuesday. Isabel Gonzalez/The Lobo Lair
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New Mexico at CSUN
Nov. 6, 2018 – 8 p.m. MT
TV: CSUN Sports Network

Head coach Paul Weir said he wants the 2018-19 season to have a better start than the previous one. The Lobos will get a chance to start on a high note as they open on the road with a game against CSUN on Tuesday night. Continue reading “Lobos look to start season on a high note”

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