New Mexico St. beats Texas Rio Grande Valley 67-62
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) Ivan Aurrecoechea scored 19 points and New Mexico State extended its win streak to nine games, beating Texas Rio Grande Valley 67-62 on Saturday night.
Johnny McCants added 12 points and seven rebounds for New Mexico State (15-6, 6-0 Western Athletic Conference).
The Lobos were up 10 with 3:17 to play before the Vaqueros pulled within 65-62 on a Jordan Jackson jumper with a half-minute remaining. Aurrecoechea made two free throws at 27 seconds and Texas Rio Grande Valley missed two shots on its last possession.
Jackson scored 26 points for the Vaqueros (6-13, 2-4) on 10-of-14 shooting. Lesley Varner II added 13 points.
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|Min. Per Game|
|Pts. Per Game|
|Ast. Per Game|
|Reb. Per Game|
|Field Goal %|
|Three Point %|
|Free Throw %|
|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%)|