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ALEX KIRK RUMORS & GOSSIP

New Mexico center Alex Kirk to play on Cavs’ Summer League team

Alex Kirk, a 7-foot center out of New Mexico, will play for the Cavs team in the Las Vegas Summer League next month. Basketball Insider’s Alex Kennedy reported the news earlier on Friday. The junior center averaged 13.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks for the Lobos this past season. Kirk was ranked No. 87 in the draft class by ESPN Insider’s Chad Ford. In his scouting report...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Kirk Leaves New Mexico For NBA Draft

Alex Kirk has left New Mexico to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft. Kirk, a seven-foot redshirt junior, averaged 13.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks in 32.0 minutes per game this season.
Via RealGM
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico's Alex Kirk declaring for the NBA draft

New Mexico center Alex Kirk will forgo his senior season and declare for the NBA Draft, sources told CBSSports.com. Kirk, a 7-foot center, averaged 13.3 points and 8.7 rebounds this past season for the Lobos. He had a couple of monster games throughout the season, including a 32-point, 11-rebound, five-block performance against Massachusetts. However, he did struggle offensively...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk, New Mexico trounces Nevada 90-72

Alex Kirk scored 29 points on 11-of-17 shooting and New Mexico led by an unforgiving 24 points at the half in cruising to a 90-72 win over Nevada on Saturday. Cameron Bairstow poured in 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for New Mexico (19-5, 10-2), which has won seven of their last eight games and entered the contest one game behind Mountain West Conference leader San Diego State...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk records double-double as No. 19 New Mexico beats Davidson

Alex Kirk had 16 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 19 New Mexico bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 79-58 victory over Davidson to take third place at the Charleston Classic on Sunday. The Lobos (4-1) had hoped to be playing in the eight-team tournament's title game, but fell to Massachusetts 81-65 on Friday. The 7-foot Kirk took full advantage of Davidson&...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 3 Lobos stunned by No. 14 Harvard 68-62

Big men Alex Kirk and Cameron Bairstow had big games but got very little help from the New Mexico backcourt as the 3-seed Lobos were stunned by 14-seed Harvard 68-62 in the NCAA Tournament second round game against UNM at the EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah Thursday night. The win was the first ever for the Crimson in the Big Dance.
Via newmexico.scout.com
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Lobos clinch regular season title

Alex Kirk had 15 points and nine rebounds, and No. 14 New Mexico clinched the Mountain West Conference regular season title with a 53-42 victory over Wyoming on Saturday. The Lobos (25-4, 12-2 MWC) went 21 for 27 from the free throw line in winning or sharing the title for the fifth time in the last six seasons. Cameron Bairstow contributed 13 points and nine rebounds, and Kendall...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 14 Lobos avenge loss, defeat Aztecs 70-60

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 of 15,414.
Via newmexico.scout.com
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 14 New Mexico 70, San Diego St. 60

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Lobo men finish exhibition season ugly

In his return after a year off due to back surgery, sophomore center Alex Kirk tallied game-highs in scoring and rebounding as the New Mexico survived a savage second half to defeat Division II New Mexico Highlands 92-70 before an announced crowd of 13,055 at The Pit in their final exhibition game of the season.
Via newmexico.scout.com
November 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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