Posted February 28, 2013 on
Alex Kirk scored a season-high 25 points and Cameron Bairstow added 16 to help No. 14 New Mexico beat the Aztecs 70-60...
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Alex Kirk had 25 points and Cameron Bairstow scored 16, including nine straight in the closing minutes to help No. 14 New Mexico beat San Diego State 70-60 on Wednesday night.
Kirk scored seven points during a key 15-3 run early in the second half that pushed New Mexico's lead to 48-33. The Lobos (24-4, 11-2 Mountain West) are one win from clinching the regular-season conference...
Typically fans hold their breath when center Alex Kirk of the New Mexico Lobos takes a three-point attempt. The Pit held its collective breath when Kirk took his last trey with 1:32 left in UNM’s
pivotal game against the San Diego State Wednesday night then exploded in
delight when he buried the shot and the Lobos
went on to defeat the visiting Aztecs 70-60 before a sold out crowd
By the time he was done banging bodies all night with New Mexico big man Alex Kirk, San Diego State forward JJ O'Brien was wiped out.
It was easy to see why.
Kirk scored a season-high 25 points and frontcourt buddy Cameron Bairstow added 16 to help No. 14 New Mexico overpower the Aztecs 70-60 on Wednesday night.
''I was exhausted,'' O'Brien said. '...