Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State women’s basketball team erased a 20-point deficit with 10:29 left in the game to defeat Western Athletic Conference favorite Bakersfield, 90-78, in overtime on Thursday night inside the Pan American Center.
Sophomore Brianna Freeman capped off a 13-1 Aggie run to finish the second half with a bucket inside the lane with 2.5 seconds remaining that tied the game at 74-74 and sent the game into overtime. With momentum on its side, NM State (9-6, 2-0 WAC) would outscore the Roadrunners (12-5, 1-1 WAC) 16-4 in the extra period to begin WAC play 2-0 for the first time since 2011.
“Our kids did a great job, they never quit,” Aggie head coach Mark Trakh said. “They kept fighting and kept fighting, and I told the kids, ‘After we win this game I’m going to come over and talk to you and tell you, it’s a great night to be an Aggie.” Continue Reading This Post >>