Scores

Final OT

Fresno State 71

(10-16, 2-9 WAC)

New Mexico St 79

(13-12, 7-5 WAC)

9:00 PM ET, February 14, 2009

Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

1 2 OT T
FRES 31 35 571
NMSU 24 42 1379

Top Performers

Fresno State: M. Ladd 22 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

New Mexico State: W. McKines 22 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

New Mexico St. 79, Fresno St. 71

Associated Press

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Jahmar Young scored 10 of his 23 points in overtime as New Mexico State defeated Fresno State 79-71 Saturday night.

The Aggies (13-12, 7-5 WAC) had forced overtime at 66 when Wendell McKines hit two free throws with 23 seconds remaining.

Fresno State (10-16, 2-9) missed two 3-point tries in the final seconds of regulation.

Young sank a 25-foot jumper, 3-point pointer, a 12-foot jumper and three free throws in overtime and Paul George hit two foul shots to give New Mexico State a 74-68 lead.

McKines finished with a career-high 22 points and also pulled down 13 rebounds.

Sylvester Seay finished with 25 points for the Bulldogs while Mychal Ladd added 22 points and 12 rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FRES
NMSU
Points 71 79
FG Made-Attempted 25-66 (.379) 29-61 (.475)
3P Made-Attempted 9-30 (.300) 6-20 (.300)
FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 15-21 (.714)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 8

2008-09 Season

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