New Mexico Defeats San Jose State 72-47 - Recap

New Mexico blew out San Jose State on Saturday, running up the score in a 72-47 win at The Pit.

Bettors who backed New Mexico were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 18.5 at sportsbooks.

Cameron Bairstow had 14 points for New Mexico and Alex Kirk chipped in with 13 points. Hugh Greenwood had 7 assists for them, while Hugh Greenwood was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

San Jose State got 15 points from Rashad Muhammad in a losing cause and another 11 points from Jalen James. Chris Cunningham contributed 5 assists for them, while Jalen James had 7 rebounds.

New Mexico led at halftime, 37-25.

New Mexico had a 40-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.