Weir, Furstinger react to end of Lobo men's basketball season
March 11, 2018 05:31 PM
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Lobos had a thrilling run through the Mountain West Conference Tourney last week in Las Vegas before coming up just short of cutting down the nets Saturday night against San Diego State.
The Lobos got off to a fast start, going on a 10-2 run in the early going. New Mexico was only down by one at the half, and despite grabbing the lead a few times late in the second half, SDSU made all the necessary plays down the stretch en route to an 82-75 Aztecs victory.
"It’s about honoring these young men, especially our seniors, and everything they gave. I don't want to look at them from the standpoint of doing something for the future, although they are; it's really about thanking them for everything they did," said Lobo head coach Paul Weir after the loss.
Senior Joe Furstinger thanked Weir – who finished his first season as Lobos head coach on Saturday – for the opportunity to keep making an impact.
"I had a terrible start to my season. He just kept believing in me," Furstinger said. "That means so much to me. I just love him for believing in me."
The Lobos ended their season with an overall record of 19-15.
Updated: March 11, 2018 05:31 PM
Created: March 11, 2018 04:50 PM
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