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

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2011–12 New Mexico State Aggies men's basketball
New Mexico State Aggies logo.png
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
Hawaii 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. They 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, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/02/2011*
7:00 PM
Eastern New Mexico W 115–64 
Pan American Center (5,742)
Las Cruces, NM
Regular Season
11/12/2011*
7:00 PM
at Northern Colorado W 89–75  1–0
Butler–Hancock Sports Pavilion (2,259)
Greeley, CO
11/16/2011*
8:00 PM, The Mtn.
at New Mexico
Rio Grande Rivalry
W 62–53  2–0
The Pit (15,303)
Albuquerque, NM
11/19/2011*
6:00 PM, ALT2/ESPN3
UTEP
The Battle of I-10
W 89–73  3–0
Pan American Center (6,967)
Las Cruces, NM
11/24/2011*
8:30 PM, FCS Pacific
vs. Central Michigan
Great Alaska Shootout First Round
W 78–49  4–0
Sullivan Arena (4,271)
Anchorage, AK
11/25/2011*
10:00 PM, FCS Pacific
vs. Southern Miss
Great Alaska Shootout Semifinals
L 49–62  4–1
Sullivan Arena (4,744)
Anchorage, AK
11/26/2011*
7:30 PM, FCS Pacific
vs. San Francisco
Great Alaska Shootout 3rd Place Game
W 71–60  5–1
Sullivan Arena (4,327)
Anchorage, AK
11/29/2011*
7:00 PM, KVIA 7.3/ALT2/ESPN3
Arizona L 76–83  5–2
Pan American Center (7,966)
Las Cruces, NM
12/04/2011*
12:00 PM
at Southern Miss L 66–74  5–3
Reed Green Coliseum (2,606)
Hattiesburg, MS
12/11/2011*
3:00 PM
at UTEP
The Battle of I-10
L 69–73  5–4
Don Haskins Center (7,839)
El Paso, TX
12/14/2011*
7:00 PM, KVIA 7.3/ALT2/ESPN3
Western New Mexico W 92–65  6–4
Pan American Center (4,671)
Las Cruces, NM
12/19/2011*
5:00 PM, KVIA 7.3/ESPN3
Southern W 91–66  7–4
Pan American Center (4,544)
Las Cruces, NM
12/21/2011*
7:00 PM
McNeese State W 82–62  8–4
Pan American Center (4,844)
Las Cruces, NM
12/28/2011*
7:00 PM, KVIA 7.3/ALT2/ESPN3
New Mexico
Rio Grande Rivalry
L 69–89  8–5
Pan American Center (8,361)
Las Cruces, NM
12/31/2011*
12:00 PM
Arkansas-Pine Bluff W 81–65  9–5
Pan American Center (4,409)
Las Cruces, NM
01/02/2012*
8:00 PM
at Cal State Bakersfield W 73–72  10–5
Icardo Center (1,262)
Bakersfield, CA
01/07/2012
6:00 PM
at Louisiana Tech W 83–73  11–5 (1–0)
Thomas Assembly Center (2,263)
Ruston, LA
01/12/2012
7:00 PM, KVIA 7.3/ALT2/ESPN3
Utah State W 80–60  12–5 (2–0)
Pan American Center (5,214)
Las Cruces, NM
01/14/2012
7:00 PM, KVIA 7.2/ALT2/ESPN3
Idaho W 80–68  13–5 (3–0)
Pan American Center (5,306)
Las Cruces, NM
01/19/2012
8:30 PM
at San Jose State W 79–63  14–5 (4–0)
Event Center Arena (1,186)
San Jose, CA
01/21/2012
10:00 PM, KVIA 7.3/OC Sports
at Hawaiʻi L 87–91  14–6 (4–1)
Stan Sheriff Center (7,346)
Honolulu, HI
01/26/2012
7:00 PM, KVIA 7.3/ALT2/WSN/ESPN3
Nevada L 60–68  14–7 (4–2)
Pan American Center (6,192)
Las Cruces, NM
01/28/2012
7:30 PM, KVIA 7.2/WSN/ESPN3
Fresno State W 60–56  15–7 (5–2)
Pan American Center (5,331)
Las Cruces, NM
02/01/2012*
6:30 PM, KVIA 7.3/ESPN3
Cal State Bakersfield W 78–57  16–7
Pan American Center (5,049)
Las Cruces, NM
02/04/2012
7:00 PM, KVIA 7.2/ESPN3
Louisiana Tech W 83–72  17–7 (6–2)
Pan American Center (5,010)
Las Cruces, NM
02/09/2012
9:00 PM
at Idaho L 58–59  17–8 (6–3)
Cowan Spectrum (1,159)
Moscow, ID
02/11/2012
1:00 PM, ESPN2
at Utah State W 80–69  18–8 (7–3)
Smith Spectrum (10,067)
Logan, UT
02/14/2012*
7:00 PM, KVIA 7.3/ESPN3
Northern New Mexico W 100–68  19–8
Pan American Center (4,469)
Las Cruces, NM
02/18/2012*
1:00 PM, ESPNU
Drake
ESPN BracketBusters
W 71–55  20–8
Pan American Center (5,119)
Las Cruces, NM
02/23/2012
7:00 PM, KVIA 7.3/ESPN3
Hawaiʻi W 115–73  21–8 (8–3)
Pan American Center (5,223)
Las Cruces, NM
02/25/2012
7:00 PM, KVIA 7.2/ESPN3
San Jose State W 79–68  22–8 (9–3)
Pan American Center (6,049)
Las Cruces, NM
03/01/2012
9:00 PM, ESPN2
at Nevada L 61–65  22–9 (9–4)
Lawlor Events Center (8,074)
Reno, NV
03/03/2012
8:00 PM
at Fresno State W 83–78 OT 23–9 (10–4)
Save Mart Center (6,135)
Fresno, CA
2012 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament
03/08/2012
2:30 PM
vs. Fresno State
Quarterfinals
W 65–49  24–9
Orleans Arena (1,902)
Paradise, NV
03/09/2012
6:00 PM, WSN
vs. Hawaiʻi
Semifinals
W 92–81  25–9
Orleans Arena (2,352)
Las Vegas, NV
03/10/2012
9:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. Louisiana Tech
Championship Game
W 82–57  26–9
Orleans Arena (1,405)
Las Vegas, NV
2012 NCAA Tournament
03/15/2012*
7:45 PM, CBS
No. (S 13) vs. No. 16 (S 4) Indiana
Second Round
L 66–79  26–10
Rose Garden (17,519)
Portland, OR
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Mountain Time (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

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