The Aggies moved to 14-14 and 8-5 in the WAC after a 72-70 overtime loss at
The Rainbow Warriors are 16-10 and 6-7 after beating Louisiana Tech, 71-58, Feb. 24. Junior guard Zane Johnson and senior forward Bill Amis are guiding the team with 15.0 points and 14.9 points, respectively. Sophomore forward Joston Thomas also contributes 10.1 points per contest.
The Aggies have an 12-2 lead in the all-time series with
Junior forward Troy Gillenwater scored 13 points in 18 minutes to help NM State to an 82-64 victory over
Aggies Fall in Overtime at
NM State suffered a 72-70 overtime loss at
A Floor General
Junior guard Hernst Laroche continues his command at the point for the Aggies in 2010-11 with a team-high 137 assists and 58 steals. He also ranks second in scoring with 11.6 points per game. Laroche has 401 career assists and ranks second on the all-time list at NM State.
Career Leaders in Assists
1. Sam Crawford-592
2. Hernst Laroche-401
3. Keith Hill-379
4. Ernest Patterson-371
5. Steve Colter-347
Gillenwater Closing in on 1,000-Point Club
Junior forward Troy Gillenwater is on track to become the 27th member of the Aggie 1,000-point club. Currently, he has scored 991 career points from the Crimson and White.
Castillo for Three
Senior guard Gordo Castillo is currently sixth on the all-time list for career 3-pointers with 149.
Career Leaders in Made 3-Point Field Goals
1. Eric Channing-283
2. Jonathan Gibson-259
3. Jeff McCool-206
5. Jahmar Young-156
6. Gordo Castillo-149
7. Elijah Ingram-127
Gillenwater Shoots and Scores
Junior forward Troy Gillenwater is leading the team in scoring and rebounding with 19.9 points and 6.8 rebounds per game. In WAC games, he has increased that production to 21.5 points. He has 11 games over 20 points this year and 14 in his career. Gillenwater set a career high with 34 points in the overtime win against Boise State, 96-87, Jan. 27. He has now surpassed the 30-point plateau four times this year and has recorded four double-doubles in 2010-11.
The Aggies conclude the regular season with a pair of home games against