Congratulations to Raising Champions Alum Renaldo Dixon and the New Mexico State Aggies on their selection to NCAA 2013 field of 68. The Aggies are making their 20th NCAA Tournament appearance in program history. NM State defeated UT Arlington, 64-55, to win its second consecutive WAC Tournament Championship, March 16 in Las Vegas, Nev. The Aggies have won three WAC titles in four years and earned their 20th NCAA Tournament berth. NM State is the first team to win back-to-back WAC Tournament Championships since Hawai’i in the 2001 and 2002 seasons.
The New Mexico State men’s basketball team meets No. 13 Saint Louis, Thursday, March 21 at 12:10 p.m. (MT) at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., on TNT. The Aggies are a No.13 seed (24-10), and the Billikens are a No. 4 seed (27-6) in the Midwest Regional. NM State has a 10-21 record in the Big Dance with a Final Four appearance in 1970.