Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Aggies Sweat, Then Celebrate.(Final)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

NCAA Opener Is Vs. MWC Champs

New Mexico State's baseball team decided to get together and watch as the field for the NCAA Tournament was announced on television Monday morning.

And together, everyone got nervous.

Coming down to the next-to-last group, the Aggies finally saw themselves listed in the field of 64.

NMSU (42-16), of the Sun Belt Conference, will play Mountain West champion UNLV (45-15) on Friday at 2 p.m. in Tempe, Ariz., in the first round. New Mexico State is seeded No. 3 in Tempe, while the Rebels are No. 2.

The Aggies are one of three teams chosen from the Sun Belt. …

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