Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Sophomore Ian Baker scored a career-high 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting from the field, however, New Mexico State dropped a 69-67 decision to Rio Grande Rival New Mexico Saturday evening at the Pan American Center.
“Just bad execution in the first half and carelessness with the ball, “ NM State head coach Marvin Menzies said. “We just need to continue to teach and educate them. I’m determined to take these lessons and learn from them.”
In the opening moments both squads traded baskets and the game was tied at 8-all at 14:00 in the first half. From there, however, the Lobos gained momentum and a Hugh Greenwood layup jump-started an 18-8 run that lasted 10 minutes and UNM went into intermission with a 30-20 lead. Continue Reading This Post >>