Late 3 lifts New Mexico State over UC Irvine 70-67
As a tightly contested second half wore down, Will Davis II made 1 of 2 free throws at 4:25 to put UC Irvine up 64-62, but New Mexico State (7-9) scored the next five points - all free throws - to lead by three with 43 seconds left. Travis Souza's 3-pointer with 18 seconds remaining tied it at 67, which only served to set up Baker's heroics moments later.
Davis led UC Irvine (7-7) with 20 points and eight rebounds. Souza finished with 14 points and Aaron Wright chipped in with 11.