TLL Interview with Bryce Owens

This is the second interview of a former Lobo WBB player I have been fortunate enough to do this off season, and hopefully I will get a few more in during the summer. Bryce Owens was one of the obvious players I wanted to reach out to for a few reasons.

First, she is active on Twitter, so I have been able to follow her past season at Crandall Middle School. And she seems to be impressing some people since she was recognized as the Texas Class 4A 2019 Girls Middle School Coach of the Year ( Continue reading “TLL Interview with Bryce Owens”

Offseason Talk: JaQuan Lyle

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It has definitely not been a boring offseason for the University of New Mexico men’s basketball team. There have been a couple staff and roster changes recently but the players staying must continue to prepare for the fall.

JaQuan Lyle, who was forced to sit out last season with a ruptured Achilles tendon (and the previous one due to NCAA transfer rules), is counting down the days to get back on the court. Here is what he had to share regarding this offseason. Continue reading “Offseason Talk: JaQuan Lyle”

Ralph Davis named Director of Operations

University of New Mexico men’s basketball video coordinator Ralph Davis has officially been named director of operations for the team, the Lobos announced on Monday morning. He will be replacing Ryan Berryman, whom the school named Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations in May.

Davis is now entering his second season with the Lobos. He was the New Mexico Military Institute Broncos’ head coach before being hired at UNM in August 2018. Prior to that leadership position, Davis served in the assistant/associate coach capacity for the Broncos from 2009 – July 2015.

“Ralph has been terrific since coming on board and I am excited to see him continue to grow here,” said UNM head coach Paul Weir on an official statement. “He has demonstrated to all of us his dedication and expertise which I know will continue in his new role.”

Dan McHale joining New Mexico basketball coaching staff

The University of New Mexico men’s basketball team might have found its newest assistant coach in Dan McHale. The news began circulating on Thursday afternoon and the school made it official a couple hours later.

McHale was most recently with Eastern Kentucky University and would be taking the spot left open by Chris Harriman, who left to Cal earlier this year.

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