Louisiana Tech vs New Mexico State

New Mexico St. 83, Louisiana Tech 72

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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
 48.2%66.7% 
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
 51.6%53.6% 
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