SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Noah Baumann drained 8 of 12 from long range and scored 26 points to lead San Jose State to its first victory in over two months, knocking off New Mexico 89-82 on Tuesday night to halt a 17-game losing streak and pick up its first Mountain West Conference win this season.
The Spartans (4-23, 1-14) had not posted a victory since beating Northern Arizona 79-74 on Dec. 15.
The Spartans knocked down 11 of 22 from beyond the arc and were 31 of 64 from the floor (48 percent) while limiting New Mexico to 33-of-82 shooting (39 percent).
The Spartans took a 47-46 lead into the break. They never trailed in the second half, pushing their advantage to 65-52 early in the final period.