New Mexico vs. San Diego State: Live Score, Reaction and Analysis

Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterMarch 10, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 09:  Deshawn Stephens #23 of the San Diego State Aztecs celebrates after the team's 79-69 win over the Colorado State Rams in a semifinal game of the Conoco Mountain West Conference Basketball tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center March 9, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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The New Mexico Lobos proved too much for the San Diego Aztecs, taking the final 68-59, in front of a raucous crowd.

New Mexico now heads to the NCAA tournament with their heads held high as the Mountain West Champions.