Recap: Utah State vs. New Mexico

Logan, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - Hugh Greenwood produced 22 points, shooting 6- of-11 behind the 3-point line, as the New Mexico Lobos slipped by the Utah State Aggies, 66-60, in Mountain West Conference action at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

 

Also scoring in double figures for the Lobos (11-5, 3-1 MWC), winners of three of the last four, was Deshawn Delaney with 15 points, shooting 7-of-12 from the field.

 

The Aggies (9-7, 2-2) were paced by Jalen Moore who tallied 22 points, followed by Julion Pearre with 18 as the pair combined to shoot 7-of-13 beyond the arc in the setback.

 

Less than five minutes into the meeting the Aggies found themselves with a 13-5 advantage, but even with a 7-of-12 performance on the perimeter through the first 20 minutes, USU still trailed by three at the break, 34-31.

 

In the second half the Aggies dropped to only 2-of-8 on the outside and shot 42.9 percent from the floor, again leaving them behind by three in the stanza and six points in the game overall.

 

New Mexico dominated on the glass, 36-22, limiting the hosts to just four offensive boards, and also benefitted from USU hitting just 11-of-20 shots at the free-throw line.

 

This was the first game for the Aggies since head coach Stew Morrill announced on Friday that this would be his last season at the helm.

 

 

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