Aggies vs Aggies to get National Audience
The New Mexico State men's basketball team concludes its WAC road trip at Utah State, Saturday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. in Logan, Utah on ESPN2 with Dave Fleming and Miles Simon. The game is available on KGRT 104 FM with the 'Voice of the Aggies' Jack Nixon, and the pregame show starts 30 minutes prior to tip.
The Aggies are 17-8 this season and 6-3 in the WAC after they were edged, 59-58, at Idaho, Feb. 9. NM State has three players in double figures with redshirt senior Wendell McKines leading the way with 18.0 points and 10.4 rebounds per game. Senior guard Hernst Laroche provides 11.8 points per game, and senior center Hamidu Rahman adds 10.2 points per game.
The Navy-clad Aggies are 13-12 and 5-5 in the league after a 77-63 win over Louisiana Tech, Feb. 9. Utah State has three players with double-digit averages and redshirt sophomore guard Preston Medlin leads the way with 15.4 points per game. Senior guard Brockeith Pane adds 12.2 points per contest, while junior forward Kyisean Reed supplies 10.5 points per game.
Utah State has a slight 35-28 lead in the all-time series. NM State won the first game of the season, 80-60, Jan. 12 in Las Cruces.