Scores

Final OT

New Mexico St 81

(8-5, 3-4 away)

Drake 69

(6-3, 3-2 home)

8:05 PM ET, December 14, 2013

Knapp Center, Des Moines, Iowa

1 2 OT T
NMSU 39 28 1481
DRKE 25 42 269

Top Performers

New Mexico State: S. Bhullar 22 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

Drake: J. Daniels 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

New Mexico State defeats Drake, 81-69 in OT

Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa -- K.C. Ross-Miller scored eight points in the final minute of regulation and added four more in overtime as New Mexico State defeated Drake 81-69 Saturday night.

Ross-Miller was 8 of 8 from the line on his way to 14 points. Sim Bhullar scored a game-high 22 points, including seven in overtime.

New Mexico State (8-5) outscored Drake (6-3) 14-2 in overtime.

Drake trailed 57-47 with 8:47 remaining. Chris Caird hit back-to-back 3-pointers, capping a 17-8 run to pull Drake within one, 65-64 with 24 seconds to play. Two Ross-Miller free throws stretched the Aggies' lead to 67-64, but DK Eldridge fouled Jordan Daniels on a 3-point shot with 4 seconds left. Daniels made all three free throws, tying the game for the first time to send into overtime.

Richard Carter scored a team-high 21 points, Daniels added 18 and Caird 13 to lead the Bulldogs.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NMSU
DRKE
Points 81 69
FG Made-Attempted 29-64 (.453) 21-69 (.304)
3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 3-15 (.200)
FT Made-Attempted 16-32 (.500) 24-29 (.828)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 25 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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