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New Mexico St 100

(19-8, 7-3 WAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    9:00 PM ET, February 14, 2012

    Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    1 2 T
    NNM 29 3968
    NMSU 45 55100

    Top Performers

    Northern New Mexico: T. Caldwell 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    New Mexico State: B. Sy 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Blk

    New Mexico St. 100, Northern New Mexico 68

    Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Sy Bandja scored 19 points and New Mexico State shot 60 percent in a 100-68 victory over Northern New Mexico on Tuesday night.

    Hamidu Rahman had 18, giving him 1,008 points for his career as the Aggies (19-8) won the nonconference game. Daniel Mullings added 14 points, Tyrone Watson 13 and Hernst Laroche 12.

    New Mexico State converted 41 of 68 shots and amassed a 44-26 rebounding advantage.

    Tevin Caldwell scored 17 points to pace the Eagles (0-30), an NAIA school. Gabriel Martinez added 14.

    Northern New Mexico trailed 26-18 when Mario Caetano hit a layup, Demeatrio Wade sank a jumper and Caetano came back with a 3-pointer to trim the gap to 26-25 with 5:45 left in the first half.

    But the Aggies finished with a 19-4 spurt and led 45-29 at the break. The lead ranged from 15 to 33 in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NNM
    NMSU
    Points 68 100
    FG Made-Attempted 25-64 (.391) 41-68 (.603)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-24 (.292) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-12 (.917) 13-18 (.722)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 8 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 32

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