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Jones, New Mexico St roll past Chicago St in WAC opener

CHICAGO (AP) Jemerrio Jones totaled 18 points, 16 rebounds and five assists to propel New Mexico State to a 97-60 romp over Chicago State on Saturday in a Western Athletic Conference opener.

Jones connected on 9 of 16 shots from the floor in posting his third straight double-double and 10th of the season. Zach Lofton had 17 points, Gabe Hadley scored 14 and Sidy N'Dir chipped in with 10 points and six boards for the Aggies (13-3).

Fred Sims Jr. paced the Cougars (2-16) with 20 points and nine rebounds, while Glen Burns added 13 points, six rebounds and five assists. Chicago State has lost 12 in a row.

NMSU, the defending WAC champs, dominated all facets of the game. The Aggies shot 55 percent from the floor, while holding the Cougars to 34-percent shooting. They owned the boards 47-34 and had a 26-8 advantage in assists.

The Aggies led 42-34 at halftime and pushed the lead to 20 on a N'Dir 3-pointer midway through the second half. NMSU beat Chicago State for a ninth straight time and lead the all-time series 13-1.

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Key Players
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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. 13-3 425597
home team logo Chicago St. 2-16 342660
Team Stats
away team logo New Mex. St. 13-3 78.1 PPG 39.6 RPG 14.7 APG
home team logo Chicago St. 2-16 61.6 PPG 34.6 RPG 11.8 APG
Key Players
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T. Brown 11.3 PPG 2.6 RPG 1.3 APG 42.0 FG%
10
A. Harris 13.7 PPG 5.1 RPG 2.1 APG 43.1 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
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