Scores

Final

TX-Pan American 78

(6-15, 2-4 WAC)

New Mexico St 90

(15-7, 4-2 WAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    9:00 PM ET, January 25, 2014

    Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    1 2 T
    UTPA 46 3278
    NMSU 49 4190

    Top Performers

    UT-Pan American: S. Boga 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    New Mexico St: D. Mullings 32 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

    New Mexico State tops Texas-Pan American 90-78

    Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Daniel Mullings had a career-high 32 points to lead New Mexico State over Texas-Pan American 90-78 on Saturday.

    New Mexico State (15-7, 4-2 Western Athletic Conference) shot 57 percent from the floor and made 26 of 34 free throws -- where Mullins went 13 of 15. Renaldo Dixon added 15 points, Tshildzi Nephawe had 14 points with 14 rebounds and DK Eldridge chipped in with 14.

    Shaquille Boga led Texas-Pan American (6-15, 2-4) with 19 points and six assists. Shaquille Hines added 16 points and seven boards, while Javorn Farrell had 14.

    UTPA led early, going up by 12 points not quite 4 minutes in. NMSU clawed back quickly and took the lead with 7:27 left in the first on a pair of Eldridge free throws.

    The Aggies never relinquished that lead, as they led by three at intermission and kept UTPA at arm's length in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UTPA
    NMSU
    Points 78 90
    FG Made-Attempted 27-59 (.458) 29-51 (.569)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-21 (.762) 26-34 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

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