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San Jose State vs New Mexico State

New Mexico St. 70, San Jose St. 53


LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Bandja Sy had 16 points and eight rebounds and Daniel Mullings added 13 points to lead New Mexico State to a 70-53 victory against San Jose State on Saturday night.

Tyrone Watson scored 10 points for the Aggies (12-8, 6-2 Western Athletic), who have won six straight games.

LaVanne Pennington had 16 points, four rebounds and five steals for the Spartans (9-9, 3-4).

A 16-2 run over a 6:40 stretch of the first and second halves gave New Mexico State control. Renaldo Dixon ignited the surge with seven consecutive points; meanwhile, San Jose State went scoreless for the last 3:57 of the first half.

Watson's two free throws made it 39-20 with 17:15 remaining, and the Spartans got no closer than 12 points the rest of the way.

The Aggies enjoyed a 46-24 rebounding advantage and outscored San Jose State 22-8 in the paint.

Dixon finished with nine points.

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C. Cunningham, F231-84-42156
A. Brown, C230-10-26040
D. Brown, G332-50-11406
L. Pennington, G326-132-240316
X. Jones, G170-30-02230
S. Smith283-61-41137
J. Williams183-82-32009
A. Moor144-50-00239
C. Jones60-10-01020
D. Andoh30-00-00000
M. VanKirk30-00-01000
Totals 19-509-1624102353
New Mexico State Aggies
T. Watson, F373-43-644010
B. Sy, F346-124-481216
S. Bhullar, C241-74-99346
D. Mullings, G375-93-372413
K. Ross-Miller, G60-20-00000
T. de Rouen253-81-26138
R. Dixon163-63-34019
K. Aronis132-50-00016
R. Barry70-20-02010
M. Buovac11-10-02002
Totals 24-5618-2746111670
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