Texas State-San Marcos vs New Mexico State

New Mexico St. 74, Texas St. 65

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Sim Bhullar had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and third-seeded New Mexico State rolled into the Western Athletic Conference tournament final with a 74-65 victory over Texas State on Friday night.

Renaldo Dixon added 13 points and KC Ross-Miller had 12 for the Aggies (23-10), who on Saturday will face fourth-seeded Texas-Arlington, which beat No. 9 seed UTSA later Friday, with an NCAA tournament bid on the line.

Bhullar was 5 of 7 shooting and added three blocked shots. Remi Barry scored 11 of NMSU's 22 bench points.

Joel Wright had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the No. 7 seed Bobcats (12-22) before fouling out. Texas State shot just 34.5 percent from the floor.

New Mexico State never trailed, but Texas State stayed close until late in the first half. NMSU led 41-32 at halftime, and the Bobcats couldn't get within striking distance in the second half.

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Texas State-San Marcos (12-22)323365
New Mexico State (23-10) «413374

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Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats
J. Wright, F336-145-6112517
M. Staff, F275-132-451413
R. Koenen, F220-64-42034
P. Hawkins, G340-66-65336
D. Jones, G335-82-240216
W. Davis141-20-11012
C. Stern141-31-21033
B. Brown100-01-22041
R. Dorsey70-11-20101
V. Jones61-20-00002
Totals 19-5522-293572565
 34.5%75.9% 
New Mexico State Aggies
B. Sy, F381-45-89227
R. Dixon, F295-83-560413
S. Bhullar, C315-74-9100414
D. Mullings, G362-42-43016
K. Ross-Miller, G303-95-605412
R. Barry185-71-351411
T. de Rouen102-70-00206
K. Aronis71-20-00003
B. West20-12-21002
Totals 24-4922-3738101974
 49%59.5% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cal-Baker.12-225-1075
New Mex. St.11-328-659
Grand Canyon11-322-9131
UMKC8-618-17184
Utah Valley6-817-17205
Seattle5-913-17280
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1210-22319
Chicago St.1-136-26317
 
Other games
ILL 64 Final
IND 80
BC 58 Final
MIAMI 69
CHAR 55 Final
STL 72
LSU 58 Final
FLA 80
MICH 59 Final
WISC 68
NEB 50 Final
OHST 71
STJOE 79 Final
VCU 82
TULSA 74 Final
MEMP 85
SYR 58 Final
GTOWN 55
MD 83 Final
DUKE 74
IAST 73 Final
KAN 88
IOWA 56 Final
MIST 59
SDSU 50 Final
NMEX 60
ARIZ 64 Final
UCLA 66
ND 57 Final
LOU 69
OKST 57 Final
KSU 68