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Lobo basketball: Kirk earns spot on all-tourney team

CHARLESTON, S.C. — New Mexico Lobo Alex Kirk earned a spot Sunday night on the all-tournament team at the ESPN-operated Charleston Classic tournament.

The Lobos went 2-1 in the tournament, which was won by Massachusetts, the team that defeated UNM 81-65 on Friday.

Kirk, the 7-foot junior center from Los Alamos, averaged 21.3 points per game, 12.0 rebounds and 4.3 blocks. He also hit five 3-pointers in the three-game, four-day tournament while averaging 39.7 minutes per game (he played 44 minutes in a double-overtime win over Alabama-Birmingham).

Charleston Classic All-Tournament Team

• Cady Lalanne, UMass (MVP)
• KJ McDaniel, Clemson
• Alex Kirk, New Mexico
• Dalton Pepper, Temple
• Chad Frazier, UAB

LOBO LINKS: Geoff Grammer’s blog | Schedule/Results | Roster


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