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Baker fires away to send New Mexico St. past UTEP 79-70

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Ian Baker scored 24 points - 18 from 3 - and Jemerrio Jones had 17 points and 11 rebounds and New Mexico State beat UTEP 79-70 on Friday night.

UTEP (2-10) started with a 10-0 run before Johnathon Wilkins' layup almost five minutes into the game put the Aggies on the scoreboard. The Miners led 14-5 before New Mexico State (13-2) amassed a barrage of 3s in succession.

Baker, Matt Taylor, Braxton Huggins, and another by Baker and Huggins put the Aggies up 20-14. Baker made a pair of free throws and added another 3 for a 25-16 lead.

Baker shot 6 for 10 from deep.

Down 38-30 at halftime, UTEP's Matt Willms made a jumper, a layup and dunk to trim the deficit to two. Baker blunted the rally with a jumper and a 3, Eli Chuha made one of two free throws and Jones' layup put the Aggies up 10 and UTEP couldn't get closer than five.

Dominic Arts led UTEP with 20 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 UTEP 304070
home team logo New Mex. St. 384179
Team Stats
away team logo UTEP 8-17 64.8 PPG 39.8 RPG 10.8 APG
home team logo New Mex. St. 22-4 76.7 PPG 38.5 RPG 13.7 APG
Key Players
3
E. Gilyard 14.3 PPG 3.1 RPG 1.7 APG 39.9 FG%
3
T. Brown 11.8 PPG 2.9 RPG 1.4 APG 41.1 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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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