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Final

New Mexico St 92

(6-4, 2-1 home)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    9:00 PM ET, December 14, 2011

    Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    1 2 T
    WNM 32 3365
    NMSU 53 3992

    Top Performers

    West New Mexico: T. Riley 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    New Mexico State: H. Laroche 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 5 Stl

    New Mexico St. 92, W. New Mexico 65

    Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Hernst Laroche had 18 points and five steals Wednesday night as New Mexico State beat Western New Mexico 92-65.

    Wendell McKines also scored 18 points and Hamidu Rahman had 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Aggies (6-4), who had lost their previous three games.

    Western New Mexico scored the first five points, but the Aggies went ahead for good at 9-7 and then used a 29-5 run to pull away. New Mexico State led 53-32 at halftime and by as many as 31 points in the second half.

    The Mustangs (2-6), who play in Division II, were led by TJ Riley with 21 points. Chad Carter added 18 points.

    The Aggies owned a 46-27 advantage on the boards with 17 offensive rebounds, 21 second-chance points and 32 points in the paint.

    NMSU shot 49 percent from the field while Western shot 39 percent.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WNM
    NMSU
    Points 65 92
    FG Made-Attempted 22-56 (.393) 28-57 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-17 (.882) 31-43 (.721)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 31

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