UTRGV men fall in close game to New Mexico State

Top-seeded New Mexico St. halted UTRGV’s run in the WAC Tournament with a 79-72 victory over the Vaqueros on Friday night at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

The Aggies led by eight at the half and held onto the lead despite some strong runs by the fourth-seeded Vaqueros.

New Mexico State will play the winner of second-seeded Utah Valley and third-seeded Grand Canyon State, on Saturday. The winner will receive and automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Check back later for a full story from tonight’s game.