Scores

Final

TX-Arlington 66

(17-12, 11-7 WAC)

New Mexico St 69

(21-10, 14-4 WAC)

Coverage: ESPN3

9:00 PM ET, March 9, 2013

Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

1 2 T
UTA 23 4366
NMSU 38 3169

Top Performers

Texas-Arlington: K. Butler 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

New Mexico State: B. Sy 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

New Mexico St. 69, Texas-Arlington 66

Associated Press

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Bandja Sy drilled a 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds left and New Mexico State spoiled a second-half comeback to beat Texas-Arlington 69-66 on Saturday night.

New Mexico State (21-10, 14-4 Western Athletic) also got 12 points from K.C. Ross-Miller and 11 points from Daniel Mullings.

Sim Bhullar contributed 12 rebounds and four blocked shots.

Texas-Arlington (17-12, 11-7) got 14 points and four steals from Kevin Butler and 11 points from Karol Gruszecki. Shaq White-Miller handed out eight assists.

New Mexico State enters the conference tournament as the third seed and will face Idaho on Thursday. Fourth-seeded Texas-Arlington ppen with No. 5 Utah State on Thursday night.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTA
NMSU
Points 66 69
FG Made-Attempted 22-58 (.379) 20-44 (.455)
3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 4-13 (.308)
FT Made-Attempted 13-21 (.619) 25-35 (.714)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 31 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 15

2012-13 Season

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