Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
OREM, UT -The New Mexico State Aggies used a 13-2 run over the last five minutes of the first half to break through a stubborn Utah Valley defense and never trailed again as the Aggies grabbed a 51-38 Western Athletic Conference victory Thursday night.
The Aggies (18-10, 10-1 WAC) clinched the top seed in the WAC Tournament with the victory, while holding the Wolverines (9-16, 3-7 WAC) to 38 points. It was the third time this season and just the ninth time since 1950 that NM State has held an opponent to less than 40 points.
The Aggies played the contest without head coach Marvin Menzies, who fell ill early Thursday and remained at the team hotel. He is expected to be with the team for the rest of the trip and be on the bench at Grand Canyon on Saturday. Continue Reading This Post >>