New Mexico State Aggies women's basketball

The New Mexico State Aggies women's basketball team represents New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States. They are a member of the Western Athletic Conference.[2]

New Mexico State Aggies
2016–17 New Mexico State Aggies women's basketball team
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UniversityNew Mexico State University
Head coachJody Adams-Birch (1st season)
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
LocationLas Cruces, New Mexico
ArenaPan American Center
(Capacity: 12,482)
NicknameAggies
ColorsCrimson and white[1]
   
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


NCAA Tournament Second round
1988
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1987, 1988, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
Conference tournament champions
2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
Conference regular season champions
High County: 1987, 1988,
Big West: 1995
Sun Belt: 2003
WAC: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
Conference division season champions
Sun Belt 2003 (West Division)

HistoryEdit

New Mexico State began play in 1973. They were members of the Intermountain Athletic Conference from 1974–1982, the High County Athletic Conference from 1983–1990, the Big West Conference from 1991–2000, and the Sun Belt Conference from 2001–2005 before joining the Western Athletic conference in 2005. They lost in the conference tournament championship game in 2006, 2007, and 2008 before winning the WAC title in 2015 and 2016. The Aggies have won regular season titles in 1987 (shared), 1988, 1995, 2003 (West Division, shared), 2015, and 2016. They made the WNIT in 1994 and 2010. They have lost in the first game of all four NCAA Tournaments they have played in (with a second round appearance in 1988 due to a bye). As of the end of the 2015–16 season, they have an all-time record of 662–572.[3]

NCAA tournament resultsEdit

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1987 #9 First Round #8 Washington L 73−86
1988 #6 Second Round #3 Washington L 74−99
2015 #16 First Round #1 Maryland L 57−75
2016 #15 First Round #2 Arizona State L 52−74
2017 #15 First Round #2 Stanford L 64−72
2019 #14 First Round #3 Iowa State L 61−97

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Color Palette | Discover the NMSU Brand | New Mexico State University". Retrieved July 4, 2016.
  2. ^ "New Mexico State Athletics - Women's Basketball - New Mexico State University". nmstatesports.com.
  3. ^ "New Mexico State Athletics - 2016-17 Record Book 11.2" (PDF). nmstatesports.com.

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