Tag Archives: New Mexico

Head over heels Midnight Madness #Dunkage

15 Oct

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

New Mexico guard Jamal Fenton mixed gymnastics with hoops on Friday night at The Pit. He went for a back flip into a dunk. Oh, and he’s 5-foot-9.

“We had to end it after that,” New Mexico coach Steve Alford told the Albuquerque Journal. “What else could you do after that dunk? That’s Youtube stuff.”

Yes it is, Steve. Yes it is.

August 30th is national signing day?

30 Aug

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

Most everyone that follows college basketball recruiting looks forward to two dates: November 10th (start of the early signing period) and April 13th (start of the late signing period). Well everyone, Christmas has come early. Continue reading

NHR Top 100: #71 Drew Gordon, PF, New Mexico

19 Aug

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 71 – Drew Gordon, PF, Sr., New Mexico

The Mountain West has been in the forefront of college basketball over the last couple of years thanks to the play of The Jimmer, San Diego State and UNLV. New Mexico has been collecting talent, too, and should be a team to watch out of the conference this season.

Having a guy like Drew Gordon anchor the middle helps the cause. Continue reading