Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State sophomore Pascal Siakam scored a career-high 30 points as he led the Aggies to a 76-63 victory over Tennessee Tech on Wednesday night at the Pan American Center.
Siakam, a 6-9 forward from Douala, Cameroon, split his points equally with 15 in each half in leading the Aggies (2-1). The WAC Preseason Player of the Year and current WAC Player of the Week also chalked up 11 rebounds to record his second double-double of the season and ninth of his career.
"Tonight was his night," said NM State head coach Marvin Menzies. "He should have scored points against this team. I expected him to with his size advantage and his ability. If you're going to be out front and center, with rank comes responsibility. That's what he's supposed to do." Continue Reading This Post >>