Scores

Final

Louisiana Tech 72

(11-12, 3-5 WAC)

New Mexico St 83

(17-7, 6-2 WAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    9:00 PM ET, February 4, 2012

    Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    1 2 T
    LT 40 3272
    NMSU 44 3983

    Top Performers

    Louisiana Tech: R. Appleby 30 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast

    New Mexico State: D. Mullings 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    New Mexico St. 83, Louisiana Tech 72

    Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Hamidu Rahman scored 20 points to lead New Mexico State to an 83-72 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night.

    Trailing by five with under 10 minutes remaining, NMSU (17-7, 6-2 WAC) outscored Louisiana Tech (11-12, 3-5) 19-5 in the last 7:44. Daniel Mullings scored eight straight during that stretch.

    Raheem Appleby led the Bulldogs with 30 points, guard Kenyon McNeail scored 17 and guard Cordarius Johnson added 16.

    Mullings and Wendell McKines scored 15 apiece for the Aggies, who shot 51.6 percent for the game and outscored Louisiana Tech 46-22 in the paint. Rahman converted 7 of 10 field goals.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LT
    NMSU
    Points 72 83
    FG Made-Attempted 27-56 (.482) 33-64 (.516)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-26 (.308) 2-15 (.133)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 15-28 (.536)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 11

    2011-12 Season

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