Every team faces advantages and disadvantages in a game in college basketball. Success in college basketball is determined by how well you deal with adverse situations.
Saturday, the New Mexico Lobos tangle with San Diego State for sole possession of the Mountain West Conference. If NMU wants to win, they’ll have to upset a top-10 team and do it in San Diego
The home team has the decided advantage in games of this magnitude, but the contest wouldn’t be held if it was impossible for the visitors to win. The Lobos defeated SDSU once this season, but the win was at home and the Aztecs played a stinker in the 58-44 blowout. I’m sure coach Steve Fisher threw the footage of that game to the garbage rather quickly.
This team has the ability to do the nearly inconceivable task of defeating the Aztecs at home. Senior forward Cameron Bairstow is the source of such ability.