Aggies face No. 1 Arizona, Wednesday

Updated: 12/12/2013 11:58 AM | Created: 12/09/2013 4:17 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon,

The New Mexico State Aggies men's basketball team will face the nation's top team on Wednesday.

The Aggies will travel to Tucson to take on No. 1 Arizona.

The Aggies (7-4) are coming off an 80-68 road loss to No. 19 Gonzaga, which was the first game of a tough four game road stretch for NMSU.

NMSU's final three opponents of the trip have a combined 22-3 record.

The Aggies played nationally ranked Gonzaga tough, but Arizona represents a bigger challenge.

The Wildcats (9-0) have not given up more than 66 points the entire season.

Arizona is led by leading scorer Nick Johnson and freshman Aaron Gordon,who is averaging close to a double-double a game.

Gordon is the younger brother of former Lobo Drew Gordon.

Wednesday's game starts at 7 p.m.

Other Notes:

Aggies center Sim Bhullar is currently fourth in the nation in field goal percentage.

KOB welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the rules of conduct set forth in our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use.

Join Our Email List