Scores

Final

New Mexico St 64

(0-1, 0-0 away)

W Michigan 70

(1-0, 0-0 home)

    1:30 AM ET, November 9, 2013

    Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

    1 2 T
    NMSU 28 3664
    WMU 32 3870

    Top Performers

    New Mexico St: T. Nephawe 18 Pts, 8 Reb

    Western Michigan: D. Brown 25 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast

    W Michigan tops N Mexico St, 70-64, in Hawaii

    Associated Press

    HONOLULU -- David Brown scored a career-high 25 points, including a pair of clutch free throws with two seconds left to lift Western Michigan past New Mexico State in a first-round game at the Rainbow Classic Friday.

    The Aggies cut the Western Michigan lead to two points with 18 seconds left, but Connar Tava started a run of five straight free throws by converting a pair to make it 67-64. After New Mexico State was whistled for a technical foul with :02 left Brown converted a pair of free throws to make it 69-64 and Austin Richie hit the first of two to finish the scoring.

    Kellen McCormick had 14 points and Richie added 10 for the Broncos.

    Tshilidzi Nephawe had 18 points and eight rebounds to lead the New Mexico State. Kevin Aronis missed a 3-point attempt with :08 left that would have tied the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NMSU
    WMU
    Points 64 70
    FG Made-Attempted 19-55 (.345) 22-53 (.415)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-11 (.091) 10-25 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 25-40 (.625) 16-20 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 26 (0/0)

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