New Mexico State vs Niagara

Niagara 86, New Mexico St. 83

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NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) - Juan'Ya Green scored 28 points, Antoine Mason added 19 and Scooter Gillette scored eight of his 10 points during a key second half run to help Niagara rally and beat New Mexico State 86-83 Sunday.

New Mexico State (1-3) led 73-61 in the second half before Green hit two 3-pointers and Gillette made a layup to close the gap to 75-69.

Gillette's layup tied the game 78-all with 4:44 remaining and his dunk with 2:22 capped a 23-5 run and gave Niagara an 84-78 lead.

Green had eight points during the run.

New Mexico State, which led 48-31 at halftime, closed the gap to 84-83 and Niagara (2-2) missed two layups and a dunk over the final minute, but Daniel Mullings missed a layup of his own on the Aggies' second-to-last possession.

Mason drained two free throws with nine seconds left to seal the win.

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B. Sy, F253-93-430410
T. Nephawe, C226-72-2100314
D. Mullings, G389-146-673226
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E. Weary50-10-00100
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J. Green, G3810-175-736328
M. Jordan, G365-112-201115
A. Mason, G335-99-1071319
A. Tanksley, G71-11-20043
T. McCall231-32-24424
S. Gillette194-62-360210
M. Lemmons181-62-22234
T. Cline131-30-01043
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