New Mexico vs New Mexico State

New Mexico beats rival New Mexico State 79-70


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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Kendall Williams scored 24 points and Cameron Bairstow 20 as New Mexico defeated New Mexico State 79-70 Wednesday night.

The Lobos (6-1) have won 10 of the last 11 in the 109-year-old rivalry, including their sixth consecutive win on the Aggies' floor, tying a school record.

New Mexico led 39-29 at halftime. The Aggies (7-3) got as close as four points in the second half. The Lobos, whose last field goal came at 2:36, had a 10-point lead with 1:05 left and then ensured the win by making nine free throws. The Aggies fans were called for a technical in the final minute after objects were thrown onto the floor.

The Lobos made 29 of 37 free throws, including 22 in the second half. The Aggies made 18 of 20.

Daniel Mullings scored 16 points and Renaldo Dixon 15 for NMSU while 7-foot-5 Sim Bhullar and grabbed 10 rebounds.

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