Scores

Final

New Mexico St 86

(14-8, 8-2 WAC)

Texas State 72

(7-15, 3-7 WAC)

8:00 PM ET, January 31, 2013

Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, Texas

1 2 T
NMSU 45 4186
TXST 36 3672

Top Performers

New Mexico State: B. Sy 24 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast

Texas State: M. Staff 20 Pts, 10 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

New Mexico St. 86, Texas St. 72

Associated Press

SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Bandja Sy provided a big spark for New Mexico State on Thursday night with 24 points and 13 rebounds in an 86-72 victory over Texas State.

Sy helped New Mexico State (14-8, 8-2 Western Athletic) to a 55.6 percent shooting effort from the field by hitting 9 of his 11 shots and converted both of his 3-point attempts.

Daniel Mullings scored 22 points for the Aggies, including a perfect 10 of 10 from the free-throw line.

Sim Bhullar helped New Mexico State post a 42-33 rebounding edge with nine. Bhullar scored 10 points, as did Remi Barry.

Texas State (7-15, 3-7) only could shoot 36.4 percent from the field.

Matt Staff led Texas State with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Corey Stern scored 16 points and Joel Wright scored 14.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NMSU
TXST
Points 86 72
FG Made-Attempted 30-54 (.556) 24-66 (.364)
3P Made-Attempted 6-11 (.545) 7-20 (.350)
FT Made-Attempted 20-28 (.714) 17-24 (.708)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
Largest Lead 16 3

2012-13 Season

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