New Mexico State vs South Alabama

New Mexico St. 58, South Alabama 52

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Bandja Sy had 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds and New Mexico State hit enough free throws down the stretch to hold off South Alabama 58-52 Tuesday night.

The Aggies (5-4), who led by 17 early and by six at the half, held a 42-33 advantage with 11:10 left. However, the Jaguars closed the gap to 54-52 with 2 minutes left.

Tyrone Watson then hit 1 of 2 free throws with 1:28 remaining and Sy got a key steal.

New Mexico State added two free throws by K.C. Ross-Miller, then Sy was 1 of 2 from the line.

Xavier Roberson missed two 3-pointers in the last 9 seconds for the Jaguars (4-4), who saw their two-game winning streak end.

Daniel Mullings scored 13 points and Sim Bhullar added 12 for the Aggies, who have won four of their last five games.

Mychal Ammons led South Alabama with 16 points.

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Scoreboard
New Mexico State (5-4) «312758
South Alabama (4-4)252752

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New Mexico State Aggies
B. Sy, F384-133-6142311
T. Watson, F382-71-45225
T. Nephawe, C232-50-05044
D. Mullings, G366-100-222113
K. Ross-Miller, G282-45-62229
S. Bhullar166-70-020312
T. de Rouen121-20-01002
K. Aronis40-00-02000
R. Dixon31-10-01002
E. Weary20-10-00000
Totals 24-509-183781558
 48%50% 
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F373-122-410028
J. Carter, F344-120-26228
M. Ammons, G356-132-580316
F. Goldstein, G311-60-03243
X. Roberson, G272-82-22247
A. Allen221-61-22014
B. Stevens III122-22-21126
D. Conner10-10-00000
V. Juricek10-00-00000
Totals 19-609-173871852
 31.7%52.9% 
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cal-Baker.12-225-1075
New Mex. St.11-328-659
Grand Canyon11-322-9131
UMKC8-618-17184
Utah Valley6-817-17205
Seattle5-913-17280
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1210-22319
Chicago St.1-136-26317

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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