Portland vs New Mexico Recap - New Mexico Wins 69-54

Portland vs New Mexico Recap - New Mexico Wins 69-54

Alex Kirk scored 14 points leading New Mexico to a 69-54 victory over Portland at The Pit on Sunday.

New Mexico earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 19-point spread.

New Mexico got 12 points from Jamal Fenton and another 10 points from Hugh Greenwood. Tony Snell contributed 4 assists, while Alex Kirk cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Portland got 11 points from Kevin Bailey in a losing cause and another 11 points from Korey Thieleke. Kevin Bailey contributed 3 assists for them, while Ryan Nicholas had 9 rebounds.

New Mexico led at halftime, 30-27.

New Mexico won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-35.