Scores

Final

Nevada 68

(17-3, 6-0 WAC)

New Mexico St 60

(14-7, 4-2 WAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    9:00 PM ET, January 26, 2012

    Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    1 2 T
    NEV 44 2468
    NMSU 30 3060

    Top Performers

    Nevada: D. Hunt 15 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

    New Mexico State: H. Laroche 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Nevada 68, New Mexico St. 60

    Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Deonte Burton scored 17 points and Nevada won its 14th straight game with a 68-60 victory over New Mexico State on Thursday night.

    Dario Hunt added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Wolf Pack (17-3, 6-0 Western Athletic), who shot 57 percent from the field and were 7 for 17 from 3-point range. Olek Czyz and Malik Story scored 14 points each.

    Hernst Laroche led New Mexico State (14-7, 4-2) with 21 points. Wendell McKines added 15 points and eight rebounds.

    Nevada finished the first half on a 12-5 to go on top 44-30. The Wolf Pack led by 18 with 7:08 left in the game but the Aggies got as close as 62-57 with 2:06 to play on a pair of Tshilidzi Nephawe free throws.

    New Mexico State shot 33 percent from the field and went 5 for 22 on 3-point attempts.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NEV
    NMSU
    Points 68 60
    FG Made-Attempted 26-46 (.565) 17-52 (.327)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 5-22 (.227)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-16 (.563) 21-31 (.677)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 18 0

    2011-12 Season

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