Scores

Final

South Alabama 64

(6-7, 0-4 away)

New Mexico St 82

(11-5, 6-1 home)

    9:00 PM ET, December 28, 2013

    Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    1 2 T
    USA 26 3864
    NMSU 37 4582

    Top Performers

    South Alabama: A. Saintil 9 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast

    New Mexico St: D. Eldridge 16 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    New Mexico State over South Alabama 82-64

    Associated Press

    LAS CRUSES, N.M. -- D.K. Eldridge scored 16 points with 12 rebounds to lead New Mexico State to an 82-64 victory over South Alabama Saturday night.

    Daniel Mullings added 18 points for the Aggies (11-5). Tshilidzi Nephawe scored 12 points with nine rebounds and K.C. Ross-Miller had 10 points and 10 assists. New Mexico State hit 63.5 percent from the field overall and sank 65 percent from the line.

    The Aggies jumped to a 19-9 lead halfway through the first period and maintained a double-digit lead into the break, 37-26. Early in the second, Ross-Miller hit a layup, a free throw, and one from beyond the arc within 20 seconds to extend the New Mexico State lead to 16. The Aggies never looked back.

    The Jaguars (6-7) were just 43 percent from the field. Augustine Rubit led the team with 11 points and six rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USA
    NMSU
    Points 64 82
    FG Made-Attempted 25-58 (.431) 33-52 (.635)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 3-8 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-21 (.524) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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