The San Diego State Aztecs are on an incredible run this season. Entering tonight’s contest against the New Mexico Lobos, the Aztecs are currently a perfect 21-0.
San Diego State has climbed up the AP Polls. This season, the Aztecs were on the outside looking in during the preseason polls. However, the Aztecs reached number 25 on December 9th and have climbed the ranks ever since. They now sit 4th in the polls, which ties their highest rank in program history.
Current Odds Date & Time: January 28th, 2:30 P.M. (EST)
Online bookmaker SportsBetting has the O/U for the first half at 66 1/2.
As for New Mexico, they own a record of 16-6 and are ranked 5th in the MWC. This is the first of two games scheduled between the clubs. The pair will meet again on February 11th.
New Mexico had a solid 8-game win streak, that saw them pick up wins against teams across multiple conferences.
Malachi Flynn is the leading scorer for the Aztecs. The junior averages 16.8 points per game and 4.9 assists per game. If the Lobos want any shot at winning this contest, they will need to smother Flynn all over the court.
Yanni Wetzell and Matt Mitchell are two other key contributors for the Aztecs. The pair average 23 points per game and over 10 rebounds per game. Overall, the Aztecs have a stunning offense that controls the MWC.
JaQuan Lyle, Carlton Bragg, and Corey Manigault are the leading scorers for the Lobos. Lyle is the leading scorer for New Mexico, averaging 17.1 points per game. Meanwhile, Bragg and Manigault average 12 points per game each.
As the Aztecs look to remain undefeated, New Mexico may be their toughest opponent yet.