Fresno State vs New Mexico State

New Mexico St. 60, Fresno St. 56

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Wendell McKines scored 20 points, including the go-ahead dunk with a minute left, to lead New Mexico State to a 60-56 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night.

Kevin Olekaibe led Fresno State (9-14, 1-6 Western Athletic) with 18 points and Jerry Brown scored 13 points.

Trailing by eight at halftime, Fresno State took a 43-39 lead with a 12-0 run as the Bulldogs shot 44.4 percent in the second half. New Mexico State (15-7, 5-2) came back to take a 56-55 lead on a Daniel Mullings breakaway dunk with 1:52 to play. Olekaibe hit a free throw to tie it at 56-56 with 1:24 left.

After McKines' dunk, Tyrone Watson hit two free throws with 14 seconds left to seal the victory.

NMSU outrebounded Fresno State 46-25 with 20 offensive rebounds and outscored the Bulldogs 28-18 in the paint.

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Fresno State Bulldogs
J. Brown, F384-65-761213
K. Olekaibe, G386-175-612118
S. Shepp, G371-20-04223
T. Johnson, G312-60-05354
J. Wills, G275-130-012210
G. Johnson222-40-05125
K. Foster70-13-42033
Totals 20-4913-1725111756
 40.8%76.5% 
New Mexico State Aggies
W. McKines, F389-201-2101220
T. Watson, F332-64-96618
H. Rahman, C163-52-25128
H. Laroche, G382-70-04315
D. Mullings, G303-80-47216
T. Nephawe244-60-06048
R. Barry122-40-12105
B. Sy90-20-02020
Totals 25-587-1846141360
 43.1%38.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.13-123-11103
Grand Canyon8-617-15274
UMKC8-614-19295
Seattle7-718-16280
Cal-Baker.7-714-19301
Utah Valley5-911-19308
UT-Pan Am4-1010-21334
Chicago St.4-108-24333

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S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313
 
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