The NMSU men's and women's basketball teams left Las Cruces last week for Arizona. The men are practicing in Phoenix, while the women are in Tucson. Since the regular season officially kicks off on Wednesday, the university rolled out their fundraiser to help offset costs for the move. Judging from their early results, NMSU's Donate-4-State looks like a big hit.

NMSU Athletics.
NMSU Athletics.

In less than 24 hours, the Aggies have already raised $15,000 from the giving initiative. All gifts are tax deductible that will are designed to assist the basketball programs with their relocations. "Since the announcement, I have received many notes of encouragement and inquiries to assist financially," NMSU Director of Athletics Mario Moccia said in a letter to fans.

If you are interested in supporting the Aggies, you can visit their Donate-4-State website to donate to the initiative. Every fan that gives $100 or more will receive an authentic NM State Varsity Chenille Letter Patch and personalized Honorary Letter Winner Certificate signed by Moccia. The minimum donation amount is $5.

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