2011–12 New Mexico State Aggies men's basketball team

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2011–12 New Mexico State Aggies men's basketball
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WAC Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament South Region 13 Seed, Second Round
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2011–12 record 26–10 (10–4 WAC)
Head coach Marvin Menzies (5th year)
Assistant coach Paul Weir
Assistant coach Keith Brown
Assistant coach Tony Delk
Home arena Pan American Center
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 WAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Nevada 13 1   .929     28 7   .800
New Mexico State 10 4   .714     26 10   .722
Idaho 9 5   .643     19 14   .576
Utah State 8 6   .571     21 16   .568
Louisiana Tech 6 8   .429     18 16   .529
Hawaiʻi 6 8   .429     16 16   .500
Fresno State 3 11   .214     13 20   .394
San Jose State 1 13   .071     9 22   .290
2012 WAC Tournament winner
As of March 28, 2012/FINAL 2011–12 STANDINGS; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 New Mexico State Aggies men's basketball team represented New Mexico State University during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Aggies, led by fifth year head coach Marvin Menzies, played their home games at Pan American Center and are members of the Western Athletic Conference. The finished the season 26–10, 10–4 in WAC play to finish in second place. They were champions of WAC Basketball Tournament to earn the conference's automatic bid into the 2012 NCAA Tournament where they lost in the second round to Indiana.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
2 Sim Bhullar Center 7–5 360 Freshman Toronto, Ontario
3 Remi Barry Forward 6–7 210 Freshman Paris, France
5 D.J. Lewis Guard 6–0 170 Freshman New Orleans, Louisiana
10 Dandja Sy Forward 6–8 214 Junior Cergy, France
11 Eric Weary Guard 6–5 210 Freshman New Orleans, Louisiana
12 K.C. Ross-Miller Guard 6–1 175 Sophomore Grand Prairie, Texas
13 Hernst Laroche Guard 6–1 170 Senior Montreal, Quebec
14 Terrel de Rouen Guard 6–1 165 Freshman Las Cruces, New Mexico
15 Tshilidzi Nephawe Center 6–10 268 Sophomore Johannesburg, South Africa
23 Daniel Mullings Guard 6–2 170 Freshman Toronto, Ontario
25 Renaldo Dixon Forward 6–10 210 Sophomore Toronto, Ontario
31 Wendell McKines Forward 6–6 230 Senior Oakland, California
32 Hamidu Rahman Center 6–11 245 Senior Somerset, New Jersey
35 B.J. West Forward 6–11 240 Junior Cheneyville, Louisiana
45 Tyrone Watson Forward 6–5 225 Junior Hamilton, Ontario
Emery Coleman Guard 6–3 180 Freshman Tularosa, New Mexico
Temjae Singleton Forward 6–5 210 Freshman Woodland Hills, California


NMSU Media[edit]

Most New Mexico State Aggies home basketball games will be carried by Aggie Vision TV. Aggie Vision has multiple affiliates that carry games throughout parts of the US. The list includes select games on Comcast New Mexico, Altitude Sports and Entertainment, and Fox Sports Arizona. Locally all but one game will be carried on KVIA-TV through KVIA's CW and 24/7 stations (7.2 and 7.3). Every Aggie vision game will be carried online through ESPN3.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/02/2011* 7:00 PM Eastern New Mexico Pan American CenterLas Cruces, NM W 115–64  5,742
Regular Season
11/12/2011* 7:00 PM at Northern Colorado Butler–Hancock Sports PavilionGreeley, CO W 89–75  2,259 1–0
11/16/2011* 8:00 PM at New Mexico The PitAlbuquerque, NM
(Rio Grande Rivalry)
The Mtn. W 62–53  15,303 2–0
11/19/2011* 6:00 PM UTEP Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM
(The Battle of I-10)
ALT2/ESPN3 W 89–73  6,967 3–0
11/24/2011* 8:30 PM vs. Central Michigan Sullivan ArenaAnchorage, AK
(Great Alaska Shootout First Round)
FCS Pacific W 78–49  4,271 4–0
11/25/2011* 10:00 PM vs. Southern Miss Sullivan Arena • Anchorage, AK
(Great Alaska Shootout Semifinals)
FCS Pacific L 49–62  4,744 4–1
11/26/2011* 7:30 PM vs. San Francisco Sullivan Arena • Anchorage, AK
(Great Alaska Shootout 3rd Place Game)
FCS Pacific W 71–60  4,327 5–1
11/29/2011* 7:00 PM Arizona Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.3/ALT2/ESPN3 L 76–83  7,966 5–2
12/04/2011* 12:00 PM at Southern Miss Reed Green ColiseumHattiesburg, MS L 66–74  2,606 5–3
12/11/2011* 3:00 PM at UTEP Don Haskins CenterEl Paso, TX
(The Battle of I-10)
L 69–73  7,839 5–4
12/14/2011* 7:00 PM Western New Mexico Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.3/ALT2/ESPN3 W 92–65  4,671 6–4
12/19/2011* 5:00 PM Southern Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.3/ESPN3 W 91–66  4,544 7–4
12/21/2011* 7:00 PM McNeese State Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM W 82–62  4,844 8–4
12/28/2011* 7:00 PM New Mexico Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM
(Rio Grande Rivalry)
KVIA 7.3/ALT2/ESPN3 L 69–89  8,361 8–5
12/31/2011* 12:00 PM Arkansas-Pine Bluff Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM W 81–65  4,409 9–5
01/02/2012* 8:00 PM at Cal State Bakersfield Icardo CenterBakersfield, CA W 73–72  1,262 10–5
01/07/2012 6:00 PM at Louisiana Tech Thomas Assembly CenterRuston, LA W 83–73  2,263 11–5 (1–0)
01/12/2012 7:00 PM Utah State Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.3/ALT2/ESPN3 W 80–60  5,214 12–5 (2–0)
01/14/2012 7:00 PM Idaho Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.2/ALT2/ESPN3 W 80–68  5,306 13–5 (3–0)
01/19/2012 8:30 PM at San Jose State Event Center ArenaSan Jose, CA W 79–63  1,186 14–5 (4–0)
01/21/2012 10:00 PM at Hawaiʻi Stan Sheriff CenterHonolulu, HI KVIA 7.3/OC Sports L 87–91  7,346 14–6 (4–1)
01/26/2012 7:00 PM Nevada Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.3/ALT2/WSN/ESPN3 L 60–68  6,192 14–7 (4–2)
01/28/2012 7:30 PM Fresno State Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.2/WSN/ESPN3 W 60–56  5,331 15–7 (5–2)
02/01/2012* 6:30 PM Cal State Bakersfield Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.3/ESPN3 W 78–57  5,049 16–7
02/04/2012 7:00 PM Louisiana Tech Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.2/ESPN3 W 83–72  5,010 17–7 (6–2)
02/09/2012 9:00 PM at Idaho Cowan SpectrumMoscow, ID L 58–59  1,159 17–8 (6–3)
02/11/2012 1:00 PM at Utah State Smith SpectrumLogan, UT ESPN2 W 80–69  10,067 18–8 (7–3)
02/14/2012* 7:00 PM Northern New Mexico Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.3/ESPN3 W 100–68  4,469 19–8
02/18/2012* 1:00 PM Drake Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM
(ESPN BracketBusters)
ESPNU W 71–55  5,119 20–8
02/23/2012 7:00 PM Hawaiʻi Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.3/ESPN3 W 115–73  5,223 21–8 (8–3)
02/25/2012 7:00 PM San Jose State Pan American Center • Las Cruces, NM KVIA 7.2/ESPN3 W 79–68  6,049 22–8 (9–3)
03/01/2012 9:00 PM at Nevada Lawlor Events CenterReno, NV ESPN2 L 61–65  8,074 22–9 (9–4)
03/03/2012 8:00 PM at Fresno State Save Mart CenterFresno, CA W 83–78 OT 6,135 23–9 (10–4)
2012 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament
03/08/2012 2:30 PM vs. Fresno State Orleans ArenaParadise, NV
(Quarterfinals)
W 65–49  1,902 24–9
03/09/2012 6:00 PM vs. Hawaiʻi Orleans Arena • Las Vegas, NV
(Semifinals)
WSN W 92–81  2,352 25–9
03/10/2012 9:00 PM vs. Louisiana Tech Orleans Arena • Las Vegas, NV
(Championship Game)
ESPN2 W 82–57  1,405 26–9
2012 NCAA Tournament
03/15/2012* 7:45 PM vs. #16 (S 4) Indiana #(S 13) Rose GardenPortland, OR
(Second Round)
CBS L 66–79  17,519 26–10
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

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