Keith McGee: big personality, big potential

Keith McGee said his love for basketball started when he was only 2 years old. Isabel Gonzalez/The Lobo Lair
Isabel Gonzalez

After clipping the lavalier mic to his jersey, Keith McGee began inspecting that it worked properly.

“Can you hear me? Testing, testing. Hello. I got hit in my eye, don’t mind me.” he said squinting, showing off his goofy personality even after a tiring practice. Continue reading “Keith McGee: big personality, big potential”

TLL Interview With Jeremy Golden, Strength & Conditioning Coach

Photos by TLL
Joe Auletta

Joe: Thanks for taking time, I know schedules are busy this year. Your title says Assistant Director Athletic Performance, what is that?

Jeremy: My role is to be the strength and conditioning coach for women’s basketball and softball. My job is basically to train them in all facets of what strength and conditioning: speed, agility, conditioning, strength, explosiveness. With women’s basketball I am with them every single day; at practice I warm them up and cool them down. I will be on the road with them as well and that entails working on the nutrition component, helping them make good eating choices, developing good habits.

I also help them recover and prepare for the next game. When the game ends my mind shifts to what we have to do to prepare for the next day. How do I help them recover and get proper food in their system? What stretching do they need? How can I help Dre (Andrea Quintana, our Athletic Trainer), in getting the team ready to go for the next game. Continue reading “TLL Interview With Jeremy Golden, Strength & Conditioning Coach”

New Mexico linebacker gets suspended

On Tuesday, KOB reported that University of New Mexico senior linebacker Evahelotu Tohi has been suspended from the team due to his involvement in a fight over the weekend.

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Preview: Lobo WBB Team Hosts Lubbock Christian in Exhibition Game

Joe Auletta

The first opportunity to see the 2018-19 Lobo women’s basketball team against a real opponent will be this Tuesday evening against Lubbock Christian University.

2017-18 Comparison UNM Lobos LCU Chaps
Record 25-11 31-2
Result 3rd Round WNIT D-2 Elite52.7 Eight
Scoring 80.4 ppg 71.1 ppg
70.7 ppg
52.7 ppg
Scoring Margin +9.7 +18.4
Rebounding Margin -1.1 +5.9
TO Margin
Foul Margin +2.7 +3.0
# of 3 pt shots per game 25 19
3 Pt shooting % 34.2% 36.5
# Returning Players 6 11
# Returning Starters 1 3
# Players playing > 10 min per game 9 8

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TLL Interview With Callie Ferrara

Callie Ferrara, a special Lobo fan (With mom Courtney, dad Bill, and sister Maya).  Bill Ferrara

I have done a lot of interviews over the last several years—players, coaches, other people associated with the team–but I have never interviewed a fan. So for my first fan interview I decided to do a very enthusiastic and energetic one with some strong opinions. Continue reading “TLL Interview With Callie Ferrara”

Men’s soccer: As season unwinds, emotions increase

The UNM men’s soccer team plays its final home game on Saturday night. Isabel Gonzalez/ The Lobo Lair
Isabel Gonzalez

The University of New Mexico men’s soccer team is set to step on its home field for the last time on Saturday night.

The regular season is quickly wrapping up, and with no spring season being given to the team (set to be discontinued in the summer), players could be out of here as soon as the 2018 academic semester is over.  Continue reading “Men’s soccer: As season unwinds, emotions increase”

Lobo basketball hosts Cherry & Silver exhibition

Seniors Anthony Mathis and Dane Kuiper battle it out during the 2018 Cherry & Silver scrimmage. Scott Forman/ The Lobo Lair
Isabel Gonzalez

The University of New Mexico men’s basketball team hosted the Cherry & Silver event on Friday for the second year in a row under head coach Paul Weir. The day included a three-point contest, a dunk contest, a scrimmage and some friendly teasing between teammates. The crowd watching included a couple of recruits.  Continue reading “Lobo basketball hosts Cherry & Silver exhibition”