Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: New Mexico Lobos

Head Coach: Craig Neal, Paul Weir

Team Mascot: The Lobo

Year Opened: 1966

Capacity: 14831

City / State: Albuquerque / New Mexico

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Rio Grande Rivalry

Rival Team: New Mexico State Aggies

The rivalry between New Mexico and New Mexico State is older than the state of New Mexico, dating back to 1894. One of the unique things about this series is the fact the two schools are non-conference opponents yet typically play a home and home each season. The Lobos lead the all-time series 120-96, and you’ll be in for a treat when attending a New Mexico-New Mexico State game.

New Mexico vs Arizona

Rival Team: Arizona Wildcats

The Lobos and Wildcats recently renewed their rivalry creating a can’t miss matchup for any hoops fans in the southwest. The Lobos and Wildcats last played in 1999 prior to the 2016 season, but you’ll struggle to find a better matchup in the southwest than New Mexico-Arizona, so make sure to get your tickets when the Wildcats come to town.

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New Mexico vs San Diego State

Rival Team: San Diego State Aztecs

New Mexico and San Diego State are two of the top teams in the Mountain West, so you better believe you’ll be in for quite the show when these two meet. Not only are bragging rights on the line when the Lobos and Aztecs square off, but conference supremacy is also on the line as well. If you want to attend one of the biggest Mountain West Conference matchups of the year, don’t miss New Mexico-San Diego State.

New Mexico vs UTEP

Rival Team: UTEP Miners

New Mexico and nearby UTEP have a fierce rivalry that will provide a fun game for any college hoops fan. New Mexico-UTEP may not be the first rivalry people think of when they think of college basketball, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find an intense atmosphere in The Pit for this one.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: New Mexico Lobos

Head Coach: Craig Neal, Paul Weir

Team Mascot: The Lobo

Year Opened: 1966

Capacity: 14831

City / State: Albuquerque / New Mexico

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