Photo Gallery: WAC Championship USU 63, NMSU 69

Jahmar Young scored 19 points to help New Mexico State snap top-seeded Utah State’s 17-game winning streak with a 69-63 upset Saturday night in the Western Athletic Conference tournament title game.Jared Quayle had 25 points, Nate Bendall 16 and Tai Wesley 13 for Utah State (27-7), which trailed 28-26 at the half en route to its first loss since Jan. 4.Brian Green came off the bench for Utah State to hit a 3-pointer from the left corner to cut the Aggies’ lead to 60-57 with 3:35 left in the game.After New Mexico State’s Wendell McKines scored and Young made a free throw, Quayle’s jump shot made it 63-59. But Young lobbed a pass to Gillenwater to turn a fast break into a slam dunk and a 65-69 lead with 1:23 to go.Bendall scored inside to cut it to 65-61 at 1:12, but Young’s floater in the lane made it 67-61 with 39 seconds on the clock.Quayle missed a 3-pointer but got a bank shot to go to make it 67-63 with 16 seconds left, but Hernst Laroche made two free throws to seal the win.

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