The Miners came up short Tuesday against longtime rival New Mexico State (NMSU) with a final score of 59-56. Sophomore forward Bryson Williams led the team in scoring once again with 27 points.
In the first half the Miners went toe to toe with NMSU tied for a while at 6-6. Bryson Williams then made a three–pointer to give the Miners the lead. 9-6. The Aggies responded with a lay-up and to cut the lead to two (9-8). The back and forth continued with NMSU tying the game (18-18) off a turnover that was committed by Miners sophomore guard Jordan Lathon.