New Mexico State vs Idaho

Idaho edges New Mexico State 73-67


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MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Stephen Madison scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lift Idaho to a 73-67 win over New Mexico State on Thursday night.

Trailing by five points in the second half, Idaho (9-14, 3-6 Western Athletic Conference) took control with a 14-3 run capped by a Connor Hill 3-pointer that made it 64-58 with 5:32 to go and then protected its lead down the stretch.

Sekou Wiggs contributed 16 points, Mike Scott added 11 and Hill had 10 for the Vandals, who shot 26 of 63 from the field to avenge last month's loss to New Mexico State.

The Aggies (17-8, 6-3) shot 48 percent overall and led most of the game, but couldn't hold off Idaho in the second half.

Daniel Mullings led New Mexico State with 20 points, while DK Eldridge and Kevin Aronis added 12 points apiece.

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