Aggies Stunned By Nevada At The Buzzer 61-59

A second half Aggie rally fell just short as New Mexico State was stunned by a buzzer beater by Nevada's Shavon Moore who hit a three pointer to win the game 61-59. New Mexico State scored the first six points of the game but trailed by 12 at halftime 35-23. The Aggies opened the second half by outscoring Nevada 14-2 over the first eight minutes to draw even with the Wolf Pack.

The Wolf Pack would score on a three pointer from Tahnee Robinson to retake the lead at 40-37 but the Aggies would take their first lead of the second half at 43-42 and with 5:35 left to play would take their largest lead of the second half as they led 51-47. The Wolf Pack would go on an 8-0 run to retake the lead at 55-51 over the Aggies with 3:15 left to play.

The Aggies would respond with a 6-0 run to regain the lead at 57-55 with 1:26 left to play. The Wolf Pack would tie the game at 57 with 1:07 left to play before the Aggies would take a 59-57 lead after hitting two of four free throws. Nevada would trim the lead to one point at 59-58 and then with 10 second left to play the Aggies' Jasmine Lowe turned the ball over setting up the Wolf Pack's final game winning shot.

The Aggies fall to 7-8 in league play and remain in a tie for fourth place with Idaho who lost to Louisiana Tech. The Aggies were led by Crystal Boyd who scored 23 points on the night. Madison Spence added 16 points for the Aggies. Tabytha Wampler scored nine points and grabbed eight rebounds while Jasmine Lowe and Kaitlyn Soto each had five points.

The Wolf Pack were led by Tahnee Robinson who scored 22 points. Shavon Moore added 15 points for the Nevada, Nicole Williams added seven points, Marissa Hammond had six, Kayla Williams had five and three other Wolf Pack players each scored two points. The Aggies held Johnna Ward scoreless as she finished 0-for-7 from the floor including missing all five of her three point attempts.

The Aggies return home to Las Cruces on Saturday for Senior Night as they take on San Jose State at 7:05 p.m. in the Pan Am.