Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs New Mexico State

New Mexico St. 81, Ark.-Pine Bluff 65


LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Wendell McKines led New Mexico State with 22 points, 14 rebounds and four assists in an 81-65 victory on Saturday over Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

New Mexico State (9-5) also had 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists from senior guard Hernst Laroche, and Hamidu Rahman and Bandja Sy added 13 points apiece.

Mitchell Anderson led Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-12) with 20 points.

The Aggies pushed a 13-point halftime lead to 17 with 15:22 to play. Arkansas-Pine Bluff closed to 66-59 when Clay Johnson hit two free throws with 6:07 remaining.

The Aggies answered with a 10-2 run to go up 76-61 with 2:19 to play, sealing the victory.

New Mexico State finished 7 of 16 from 3-point range and shot 48.1 percent from the floor. The Aggies led by as many as 14 in the first half despite Arkansas-Pine Bluff shooting 55.2 percent from the floor.

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Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions
M. Anderson, F408-222-320220
D. Broughton, F247-120-140414
A. Allen, F162-30-03044
S. Townsend, G406-130-065213
C. Johnson, G321-32-23514
J. Harris150-00-02010
L. Jackson111-12-20025
L. Weathers102-31-23025
D. Nelson80-20-01000
J. Floyd30-00-00020
R. Bailey10-00-00020
Totals 27-597-1027102265
New Mexico State Aggies
W. McKines, F357-148-9144122
T. Watson, F291-10-03032
H. Rahman, C162-47-1461211
H. Laroche, G355-84-574115
D. Mullings, G333-103-411111
B. Sy265-100-043113
T. Nephawe192-40-04034
R. Barry71-30-02013
Totals 26-5422-3244131381
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