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% 
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.5-018-259
Grand Canyon3-113-7177
Cal-Baker.3-112-7146
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-310-12291
UMKC2-39-12188
Seattle1-39-10299
Utah Valley1-38-10206
Chicago St.1-46-16250

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern6-013-685
UT-Arlington4-214-547
Arkansas St.4-213-672
Georgia St.4-211-7111
Coast. Car.4-29-10187
UL Lafayette3-313-6135
Little Rock3-312-7224
Texas St.3-310-8257
Troy2-410-10212
S. Alabama2-49-10223
App. St.1-56-11266
UL-Monroe0-66-13303
 
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