Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Aggies Fail To Convert Chances.(Sports)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

Privateers Claim Double-OT Win

LAS CRUCES If the New Mexico State Aggies make the mistake of reviewing films from Saturday's battle with New Orleans, they'll see about a dozen chances they had to win the game.

All of them were squandered.

NMSU lost to the Privateers 64-63 in double overtime at the Pan American Center in front of a sometimes noisy crowd of 7,216. The loss dropped the Aggies to 5-11 overall, 1-3 in the Sun Belt Conference.

''This is happening all the time. It's like getting free gifts from God, and we just throw them away,'' said Aggies freshman James Moore.

A jump shot by junior guard Eric Channing tied the game for NMSU at the end of regulation. …

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