Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State Aggies opened with a 13-3 run against the Houston Baptist Huskies and never looked back in winning their season opener 91-69 Friday night at the Pan American Center.
The defending Western Athletic Conference champion Aggies (1-0) kept the pressure on the Huskies (0-1) of the Southland Conference, and never fell under a double-digit lead after the 14:42 mark in the opening half. The Aggies won their 11th straight game on the parquet floor of the Pan Am and have claimed 52 of their last 56 games at home.
"I was very excited about the way we came out," said NM State head coach Marvin Menzies. "The guys had a very, very good energy level to start out the game. Having a young team, I think that's a sign of maturity and handling our business at the house. When it was all said and done we did a great job in that area." Continue Reading This Post >>