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Baker leads NM State to 7th straight win, 79-68 over UTEP

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Ian Baker nailed 3 of 7 from beyond the arc for 20 points to help lead New Mexico State to its seventh straight win, beating UTEP 79-68 on Tuesday night.

Baker has scored 1,006 career points in 97 games at New Mexico State. He was named Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week Monday after tying his career-high with 26 points in an 84-71 victory over New Mexico Saturday.

Jemerrio Jones was almost perfect on the night, making six of 7 field goals, one from distance, and 5 of 5 from the free throw line for 18 points. He also pulled down 13 rebounds and blocked a shot for the Aggies (9-2).

UTEP, trailing 41-25 at the break, rallied late to close to 77-68 following a Kelvin Jones jumper with 38 seconds left. Baker closed the scoring with two free throws.

Omega Harris led the Miners (2-6) with 18 points.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo New Mex. St. 413879
home team logo UTEP 254368
Team Stats
away team logo New Mex. St. 30-5 78.1 PPG 39.6 RPG 14.7 APG
home team logo UTEP 8-21 64.1 PPG 39.8 RPG 10.6 APG
Key Players
3
T. Brown 11.3 PPG 2.6 RPG 1.3 APG 42.0 FG%
3
E. Gilyard 13.6 PPG 3.1 RPG 1.7 APG 37.5 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB