Alford gets big production out of his big men

Posted at: 11/06/2012 12:21 AM
Updated at: 11/06/2012 12:45 AM
By: J.P. Murrieta, KOB Eyewitness Sports 4


The University of New Mexico men's basketball team won their second and final exhibition game of the season, beating New Mexico Highlands 92-70.  The Lobos outscored Highlands 26-3 riding a 6:30 span in the 1st half to open a 28 point lead.


Alex Kirk played in his first game in over a year.  He came off the bench to lead UNM with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks in 21 minutes.  Junior Cameron Bairstow added 14 points and 7 rebounds of his own. Bairstow has scored 36 points in two exhibition games.


The Lobos open regular season play next Monday at home against Davidson.  It's an 11:59pm tipoff as part of ESPN's 24 hours of basketball.