UVU Men’s Basketball To Visit New Mexico State Thursday

UVU Men’s Basketball To Visit New Mexico State Thursday

LAS CRUCES, N.M.-Thursday, Utah Valley men’s basketball returns to action for the first time since January 30 as they visit New Mexico State.

The Wolverines are currently 16-7 (5-3 in WAC play) headed into this tilt at Las Cruces, N.M. against the conference-leading Aggies who are 20-4 (9-1 in WAC play).

Utah Valley scores 76.9 points per game and surrenders 71 points per contest.

Redshirt junior guard Jake Toolson scores 16.5 points per game for the Wolverines, while senior guard Conner Toolson averages 13 points per contest.

Nationally, the Wolverines rank 18th in field goal percentage (48.4 percent) and are 42nd in 3-point field goal percentage (37.7 percent).

The Aggies score 77.1 points per game and surrender 65.7 points per contest.

Junior guard Terrell Brown (12 points per game) keys a balanced New Mexico State scoring attack.

The Aggies’ overall statistical leader is Spanish national Ivan Aurrecoechea (9.9 points, 5.3 rebounds per game).

The Aggies lead the Wolverines 8-3 all-time and 4-1 all-time in the series at Las Cruces.