New Mexico vs Utah State Final: 67-58 - Recap
|New Mexico vs Utah State Final: 67-58 - Recap|
New Mexico grabbed a 67-58 win over Utah State on Tuesday, behind a 14-point effort from Cameron Bairstow at The Pit.
New Mexico earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11.5-point spread.
New Mexico got 13 points from Alex Kirk and another 12 points from Cullen Neal. Alex Kirk contributed 5 assists, while Alex Kirk cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Utah State got a 19-point performance from Preston Medlin, who was supported by 9 points from Kyle Davis. Preston Medlin had 5 assists in a losing cause for Utah State, while Spencer Butterfield grabbed 8 rebounds.
New Mexico trailed at halftime, 27-26.
New Mexico had a 46-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.