New Mexico State vs South Alabama

New Mexico St. 58, South Alabama 52

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Bandja Sy had 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds and New Mexico State hit enough free throws down the stretch to hold off South Alabama 58-52 Tuesday night.

The Aggies (5-4), who led by 17 early and by six at the half, held a 42-33 advantage with 11:10 left. However, the Jaguars closed the gap to 54-52 with 2 minutes left.

Tyrone Watson then hit 1 of 2 free throws with 1:28 remaining and Sy got a key steal.

New Mexico State added two free throws by K.C. Ross-Miller, then Sy was 1 of 2 from the line.

Xavier Roberson missed two 3-pointers in the last 9 seconds for the Jaguars (4-4), who saw their two-game winning streak end.

Daniel Mullings scored 13 points and Sim Bhullar added 12 for the Aggies, who have won four of their last five games.

Mychal Ammons led South Alabama with 16 points.

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New Mexico State Aggies
B. Sy, F384-133-6142311
T. Watson, F382-71-45225
T. Nephawe, C232-50-05044
D. Mullings, G366-100-222113
K. Ross-Miller, G282-45-62229
S. Bhullar166-70-020312
T. de Rouen121-20-01002
K. Aronis40-00-02000
R. Dixon31-10-01002
E. Weary20-10-00000
Totals 24-509-183781558
 48%50% 
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F373-122-410028
J. Carter, F344-120-26228
M. Ammons, G356-132-580316
F. Goldstein, G311-60-03243
X. Roberson, G272-82-22247
A. Allen221-61-22014
B. Stevens III122-22-21126
D. Conner10-10-00000
V. Juricek10-00-00000
Totals 19-609-173871852
 31.7%52.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.13-123-11111
Grand Canyon11-327-792
Cal-Baker.11-324-9117
Seattle7-715-17287
Utah Valley6-812-18272
UMKC4-1012-19286
UT-Rio Grande Valley4-108-22337
Chicago St.0-144-28348

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Little Rock17-330-542
UL-Monroe15-520-1496
UT-Arlington13-724-11105
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
Troy4-169-22293
 
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