ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) — Jadyn Toppin said he will play basketball at the University of New Mexico. The 1.80m and 90kg center forward made his verbal commitment public on social media on Monday.
The State of New Mexico hopes to claim their first win of the season on Saturday when they host Hawaii. The Aggies remain winless at 0-4 after opening the calendar with four bowl teams. First-year coach Jerry Kill believes better times are ahead. “It’s one of those things where you go through these things when you go to a program that’s at the bottom of college football. You know, I’m very confident that we’re going to make it,” Kill said. “It’s just that we have to learn to do things the right way and sometimes you have to get through the hard stuff before you see the tunnel at the end of the light.”
The Spirit Stick poll is available for week 6. Hatch Valley, Eldorado, Estancia and Taos are all trending this week. Voters can participate until noon on Friday. The winner will be revealed on Friday Night Football.
Lobo women’s football will open the Mountain West Conference game this week. The Wolves are playing in Wyoming Thursday. The game starts at 4pm.