Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
WACO, TX - New Mexico State shot over 61 percent in the second half and cut a 20-point deficit to just seven points with under six minutes to play, but the No. 23/22 Baylor Bears withstood the run and pulled out an 85-70 victory Wednesday night at the Ferrell Center.
The Aggies (7-6) were ice-cold at the start of the game, as the Bears (9-2) reeled off an 18-2 run in the first six minutes of the game to put the Aggies deep in a hole.
“We didn’t play to our level of efficiency in the first half,” said NM State head coach Marvin Menzies. “I’m disappointed that we didn’t play well early, but I’m proud of the way we battled back.”
The Aggies turned it around after the opening six minutes and outscored the Bears 68-67, but the mountain was a bit high.
Trailing 45-30 at the half, NM State allowed the game to get back to an 18-point deficit at 69-51 with 10:02 to play. But the Aggies wouldn’t say die. Continue Reading This Post >>