The Aggie men's basketball team has a huge conference game on Saturday, playing Louisiana Tech on the road.
The Bulldogs are one of the WAC's better team's this year, led by two real-deal players in shooting guard Kyle Gibson and center Magnum Rolle.
Five players average double-figure points for the Bulldogs, led by Gibson's 21.6 and Rolle's 13.8. Guard Jamel Guyton averages 12.4-points-per game while Olu Ashaolu (11.6) and DeAndre Brown (10.6) round out the scoring.
Gibson is a 6-foot-5 guard with range while Rolle is a long, athletic center who lead the team with 9.0-rebounds-per game and 49 blocks.
La. Tech stands in first place in the conference with a 6-1 league mark, while NMSU is a game behind the Bulldogs at 5-2. Both teams are coming off the Hawaii/San Jose State road trip, with both teams being beat in San Jose.
Louisiana Tech is 23-6 in its last 29 games and have won 12 straight at home.
The Aggies have been led by their one-two guard combination of Jonathan Gibson and Jahmar Young along with double-double machine Wendell McKines. The Aggies are 8-2 since McKines came back from being academically ineligible on Dec. 21. NMSU has been off a week straight heading into Saturday's contest.