Scores

Final

Nevada 77

(9-6, 1-1 WAC)

New Mexico St 67

(8-7, 1-1 WAC)

    11:00 PM ET, January 4, 2010

    Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    1 2 T
    NEV 38 3977
    NMSU 31 3667

    Top Performers

    Nevada: L. Babbitt 26 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    New Mexico State: W. McKines 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Nevada 77, New Mexico St. 67

    Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Luke Babbitt led Nevada with 26 points and 11 rebounds and the Wolf Pack defeated New Mexico State 77-67 Monday night.

    Nevada (9-6, 1-1 Western Athletic) never trailed, shot 52.5 percent and led by as many as 17.

    Five players scored in double figures for the Aggies (8-7, 1-1), led by Wendell McKines, who had 16 points.

    Brandon Fields added 13 points and Dario Hunt 12 for Nevada, which outrebounded New Mexico State 38-29 and hit 9-of-20 3-pointers.

    The Wolf Pack led by seven at halftime and later used a 19-8 run to push its lead to 64-49 with 6:02 to play.

    Babbitt was 3 of 3 from beyond the arc and scored 15 points in the first half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NEV
    NMSU
    Points 77 67
    FG Made-Attempted 31-59 (.525) 27-63 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-11 (.545) 6-10 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 0

    2009-10 Season

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