Scores

Final

Fresno State 67

(8-7, 1-1 WAC)

New Mexico St 77

(8-9, 2-0 WAC)

    9:00 PM ET, January 5, 2008

    Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    1 2 T
    FRES 28 3967
    NMSU 38 3977

    Top Performers

    Fresno St: K. Bell 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    New Mexico St: J. Hawkins 26 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    New Mexico St. 77, Fresno St. 67

    Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- Justin Hawkins had 26 points and 13 rebounds while sophomore Jonathan Gibson added 17 points as New Mexico State beat Fresno State 77-67 Saturday night in a Western Athletic Conference game.

    Fred Peete finished with 10 points for the Aggies (8-9, 2-0 WAC), who beat Fresno State (8-7, 1-1) for the first time in the last four meetings.

    Kevin Bell had 19 points and Eddie Miller added 11 for the Bulldogs while Bryan Harvey pulled down 11 rebounds.

    New Mexico State, which lost twice to Fresno State last season, built a 38-28 halftime lead and led 59-57 with six minutes to play.

    The Aggies then reeled off four consecutive 3-pointers -- three by Gibson -- during a 12-3 run for a 71-60 lead.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FRES
    NMSU
    Points 67 77
    FG Made-Attempted 25-65 (.385) 27-63 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-33 (.212) 10-21 (.476)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 13-19 (.684)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 13

    2007-08 Season

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