Here are a couple quotes from Michigan State's Tom Izzo pertaining to NMSU. You can listen to the whole press conference here.
"New Mexico State is a dangerous team. I say that because what I didn't know about them lastnight that I know about them now is they have a kid named Gillenwater and McKines. One only played in a quarter or a third of their games and one played in a little more than half the games and they are two of maybe their four best players so some of those losses early that were a little lopsided to UCLA they didnt have two of their best players. They have great guard play and great 3-point shooting, shooting 38 percent from the 3 and they take a lot of them. They are very athletic and it's a concern because at times, the 3-point shot is what makes the difference between upsets and not-upsets. As well as I thought we played the other day against Minnesota defensively, those couple 3s are what hurt us in the end."
Izzo says his teams don't face many pressing teams but do the Aggies really want to press Kalin Lucas? He also compared Gibson to Penn State's Taylor Battle. He said he doesn't know the WAC like he does other leagues across the country and he's very impressed with Gillenwater as a player, he couldn't find a comparison player in the Big Ten.