Join Kokopelli reporter and photojournalist Eli K. Whitney as he brings you exclusive coverage of the WAC men’s and women’s basketball tournament at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NMSU men’s team is vying for its third-straight WAC Tournament title and eighth NCAA Tournament appearance in 10 seasons.
The NMSU women’s team is looking for its fourth conference tournament win in five years. The women lost last year to Seattle University in the WAC Tournament semifinals.
The men’s team enters this year’s tournament as the No. 1 seed, and will kick things off Thursday, March 14, against Chicago State at 12 p.m. PST.
The women’s team also enters this year’s tournament as the No. 1 seed. The women kick things off Wednesday, March 13, at noon.