Recap - New Mexico Defeats Wyoming 53-42
|Recap - New Mexico Defeats Wyoming 53-42|
Alex Kirk scored 15 points leading New Mexico to a 53-42 victory over Wyoming at The Pit on Saturday.
New Mexico won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 12-point spread.
New Mexico got 13 points from Cameron Bairstow and another 9 points from Tony Snell. Kendall Williams contributed 6 assists, while Alex Kirk cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Wyoming got a 14-point performance from Riley Grabau, who was supported by 9 points from Derek Cooke Jr.. Derrious Gilmore had 3 assists in a losing cause for Wyoming, while Larry Nance Jr. grabbed 10 rebounds.
New Mexico hit the break leading 25-19 before taking care of business in the second half.
New Mexico had a 38-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.