In the final road game of the regular season, junior guard Hernst Laroche scored 15 points and senior guard Gordo Castillo added 14 for the Aggies (14-15, 8-6).
The Aggies ended the first half with a 10-2 run to cut the
Kabongo supplied eight points off the bench. Laroche scored seven points, and junior forward Troy Gillenwater added five.
The Aggies lone lead of the first half occurred with the first basket of the game from Gillenwater. The Rainbow Warriors responded and led by 11 points, 31-20, with 5:43 left in the first half. The NM State defense stepped up and held
Sophomore forward Bandja Sy notched the Aggies’ first four points of the second half to even the score at 37-37.
A pair of free throws from sophomore forward Tyrone Watson brought the Aggies within four, 67-63, with 2:15 to play.
The Aggies conclude the regular season with a pair of home games against