The Redhawks used a 13-2 run midway through the second half to pull within a possession of NMSU, but the Aggies would respond and a first-half hole would be too much to overcome in a 75-62 final.
The Redhawks embark on their first road trip in over a month, heading Las Cruces, N.M. for a showdown with WAC leader New Mexico State Thursday, Jan. 18.
Jordan Hill sank two free throws with three seconds remaining and Kansas City's near half-court attempt at the buzzer rimmed out as the Redhawks held on for a thrilling 77-75 win Saturday.
Men's basketball seeks a second straight WAC win as it closes out a nine-game homestand Saturday, Jan. 13 versus Kansas City at 1pm.
Seattle University men's basketball utilized a 6-2 run over the final 3:32 Thursday night to close out its first Western Athletic Conference win of the season, 67-64, over visiting Chicago State.
The Redhawks continue Western Athletic Conference play on Thursday, Jan. 11, hosting Chicago State at 7 p.m. at the Connolly Complex.
A nearly seven-minute span without a basket late in the second half sent Seattle University men's basketball to a 73-57 setback to Grand Canyon in both teams' WAC opener Saturday night at KeyArena.
The Redhawks open Western Athletic Conference play on Saturday, hosting preseason favorite Grand Canyon at KeyArena.
Josh Hearlihy averaged 20.0 points on 54.5 percent from the field, 62.5 percent from three-point range and 78.6 percent from the free throw line, 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists as the Redhawks went 2-0.
Yet another impressive first half of play was the story of the game as the Redhawks closed out the non-conference portion of their schedule with a 95-71 win over UC Riverside Saturday.
Men's basketball wraps up non-conference play on Saturday, Dec. 30, hosting UC Riverside at 1pm at the Connolly Complex.
In front of a sold-out crowd at the Connolly Complex Thursday night, men's basketball rolled to its 10th win of the season, using a huge first half to propel a 93-63 win over Grambling State.