Louisiana Tech vs New Mexico State

New Mexico St. 83, Louisiana Tech 72


LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Hamidu Rahman scored 20 points to lead New Mexico State to an 83-72 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night.

Trailing by five with under 10 minutes remaining, NMSU (17-7, 6-2 WAC) outscored Louisiana Tech (11-12, 3-5) 19-5 in the last 7:44. Daniel Mullings scored eight straight during that stretch.

Raheem Appleby led the Bulldogs with 30 points, guard Kenyon McNeail scored 17 and guard Cordarius Johnson added 16.

Mullings and Wendell McKines scored 15 apiece for the Aggies, who shot 51.6 percent for the game and outscored Louisiana Tech 46-22 in the paint. Rahman converted 7 of 10 field goals.

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
J. Lewis, C250-10-05240
R. Appleby, G4010-196-942130
C. Johnson, G378-150-091316
K. McNeaill, G326-102-334317
B. Gibson, G40-22-20042
K. Smith312-60-04615
M. Kyser181-20-15032
S. Gjuroski70-00-02000
A. Carr30-10-00030
R. Souza30-00-00000
Totals 27-5610-1533152272
New Mexico State Aggies
W. McKines, F357-121-1101315
T. Watson, F333-81-25717
H. Rahman, C237-106-1542220
H. Laroche, G403-112-23328
D. Mullings, G287-101-371215
T. Nephawe172-44-47028
B. Sy173-70-11217
R. Barry71-20-00013
Totals 33-6415-2837161483
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Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
North Texas7-1112-20295
So. Miss5-138-21315
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347

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Little Rock17-330-542
UL Lafayette12-819-15156
Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259
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Miss St 91
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CREI 62 Final
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