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Who’s Running Point?

Turnovers are terrible for point guards and tough on rosters. Heading into his second year as head coach at New Mexico, Paul Weir has a roster full of turnover and one glaring question in the backcourt. Who is their starting point guard? “If there’s a position on our roster that is going to be something…MORE

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  • Football: UNM adds 3 games to TV schedule for 2018 season
    The UNM Lobos football team added another three games to its TV schedule this season, putting a total of 10 of its 12 games on either a “major national or regional networks,” the Mountain West and UNM announced on Tuesday. The latest addition of televised games for the Lobos comes in the form of the […]
  • Women's Soccer: Head coach "optimistic" about team heading into season
    The University of New Mexico women's soccer team looked like a well-oiled machine in its exhibition opener, pummeling the Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves in a lopsided shutout win. New Mexico outshot CSU-Pueblo 29-2 in the match, but held just a one-goal lead, after the first of three 30-minute periods, thanks to a late score by […]
  • Men's Soccer: Lobos take down West Texas A&M to open exhibition slate
    The University of New Mexico men's soccer team won its exhibition opener as it took the pitch in what was likely a welcome break from potential distractions surrounding the program's future. Men's soccer was one of four UNM Athletics programs slated to be cut following the 2018-19 season after the UNM Board of Regents rendered […]
  • Community members rally to save UNM sports slated to be cut
    Students, athletes, coaches and community members gathered outside of Popejoy Hall to rally against the University of New Mexico Board of Regents decision to cut four UNM sports. On July 19, men’s soccer, skiing, beach volleyball and the women’s diving team were on the wrong end of a 6-0 vote by the regents to end […]
  • Football: UNM alum Urlacher inducted into Football Hall of Fame
    Former University of New Mexico football player Brian Urlacher was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on Saturday. Urlacher was part of eight inductees that comprised the 2018 Hall of Fame class. He was a first-ballot selection after having played his entire NFL career with the Chicago Bears, joining some […]
  • Full Analysis: Board of Regents accept reduction in sports
    Hundreds of people were packed into the ballroom at Thursday's University of New Mexico Board of Regents meetings at the Student Union Building, where the fate of several sports programs hung in the balance. The meeting lasted nearly four hours as dozens of advocates — head coaches, current and former student-athletes, alumni and other members […]
  • Soccer: France bests Croatia 4-2 in World Cup final
    It may have been difficult for soccer fans to get a sense of how palpable the energy was surrounding the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals match, but the French people were apparently out in full force watching the game and celebrating as France its second-ever World Cup title by taking down Croatia in the . […]
  • UNM community reacts to Athletics cuts
    The final whistle will be blown for four University of New Mexico sports next July. After an emotional four and a half hour special Board of Regents meeting, the regents voted unanimously to cut men’s soccer, beach volleyball, women’s diving from the swimming and diving team, and men’s and women’s skiing.
  • UNM recommends cutting four sports, pending regent vote
    The University of New Mexico Athletic Department will cut men's soccer, women's diving, men's and women's skiing and beach volleyball, pending a vote from the Board of Regents.
  • Men's Soccer: Fishbein adamant that cutting sports not the way to go
    The University of New Mexico Board of Regents announced it will hold a session in the next couple of weeks, which could yield a decision on certain UNM sports and whether some might be eliminated. Several sports have been rumored to be potential casualties in an effort to reduce spending and gain control of an […]