Nevada vs New Mexico State

Nevada 68, New Mexico St. 60


LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Deonte Burton scored 17 points and Nevada won its 14th straight game with a 68-60 victory over New Mexico State on Thursday night.

Dario Hunt added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Wolf Pack (17-3, 6-0 Western Athletic), who shot 57 percent from the field and were 7 for 17 from 3-point range. Olek Czyz and Malik Story scored 14 points each.

Hernst Laroche led New Mexico State (14-7, 4-2) with 21 points. Wendell McKines added 15 points and eight rebounds.

Nevada finished the first half on a 12-5 to go on top 44-30. The Wolf Pack led by 18 with 7:08 left in the game but the Aggies got as close as 62-57 with 2:06 to play on a pair of Tshilidzi Nephawe free throws.

New Mexico State shot 33 percent from the field and went 5 for 22 on 3-point attempts.

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Nevada Wolf Pack
D. Hunt, F365-75-882415
O. Czyz, F247-100-121414
M. Story, G385-101-233114
D. Burton, G366-121-313317
J. Evans, G181-30-05022
P. Nyeko210-20-01100
D. Elliott102-20-02054
K. Panzer100-00-00010
J. Finn40-02-20022
J. Burris30-00-00110
Totals 26-469-1625112368
New Mexico State Aggies
W. McKines, F352-1211-1381515
T. Watson, F321-33-44105
H. Rahman, C152-50-04014
H. Laroche, G377-153-553421
D. Mullings, G282-42-64046
B. Sy272-90-06225
T. Nephawe211-12-36034
R. Barry50-30-00100
Totals 17-5221-313881960
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.11-328-659
Grand Canyon11-322-9131
Utah Valley6-817-17205
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1210-22319
Chicago St.1-136-26317

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
Other games
Florida 64 Final
Ole Miss 60
NCST 55 Final
NC 74
BC 49 Final
Virginia 66
Indiana 50 Final
Wisc 57
STMA 71 Final
LMU 64