Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Aggies' Winning Streak at Five.(Sports)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

Freshman Moore Scores 22 Points

LAS CRUCES The New Mexico State men's basketball team, which won two games in the month of December, has extended its winning streak to five.

The Aggies had an almost-easy time beating Florida International 73-56 on Wednesday night at the Pan American Center to improve to 10-13. NMSU is 6-5 in the Sun Belt Conference, putting it in a tie for third place. The Aggies might have a chance to move into first place in the West Division in a game against South Alabama here Saturday night.

NMSU has to win four of its last five to have a break-even record, which would be a surprise for a team that was 5-13 two weeks ago. …

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