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Reported games for the week of
Friday, August 29 2014
  • Frenship

    59

    Burges

    7

    AT
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  • Montwood

    18

    Las Cruces

    44

    AT
    08/28 - Final
  • Eastwood

    37

    Chapin

    12

    AT
    08/28 - Final
  • Franklin

    24

    Canutillo

    13

    AT
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  • El Dorado

    31

    Eastlake

    23

    AT
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  • Clint

    20

    El Paso

    41

    AT
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  • Jefferson

    20

    Hanks

    22

    AT
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  • San Elizario

    12

    Santa Teresa

    48

    AT
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  • Andress

    28

    Coronado

    48

    AT
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  • Deming

    44

    Cathedral

    7

    AT
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  • Parkland

    7

    Irvin

    9

    AT
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  • Bel Air

    20

    Austin

    23

    AT
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  • Mountain View

    7

    Ysleta

    46

    AT
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  • Fabens

    0

    Bowie

    21

    AT
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  • Chaparral

    20

    Riverside

    42

    AT
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  • Gadsden

    13

    Del Valle

    41

    AT
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  • Socorro

    34

    Horizon

    10

    AT
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  • Americas

    35

    Carlsbad

    19

    AT
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  • Oñate

    10

    Centennial

    42

    AT
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  • Mesilla Valley Christian

    20

    Anthony

    7

    AT
    08/29 - Final
  • Tornillo

    7

    Van Horn

    21

    AT
    08/29 - Final
  • Dexter

    25

    Hatch Valley

    20

    AT
    08/29 - Final
  • Hobbs

    0

    Mayfield

    0

    AT
    08/30 - 1:00pm

Aggies Beat Texas State, Advance to WAC Title Game

Sports
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 10:42pm

The New Mexico State men's basketball team defeated Texas State, 74-65, in the WAC Tournament semifinals. The Aggies play the winner of the UT Arlington-UTSA game, Saturday, March 16 at 9 p.m. on ESPNU, in their second consecutive conference tournament title game appearance.

The Aggies (23-10) had four players in double figures with freshman center Sim Bhullar leading the way with his second career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Junior forward Renaldo Dixon tied a career-high mark with 13 points. Sophomore guard K.C. Ross-Miller added 12 points, which is his fifth double-figure scoring game of the season. Off the bench, sophomore forward Remi Barry contributed 11 points.

As a team, the Aggies shot 49 percent from the field (24-of-49) with Dixon (5-of-8), Bhullar (5-of-7) and Barry (5-of-7) all shooting better than 60 percent.

At halftime, the Aggies had a 41-32 advantage behind a game-high 12 points from Dixon. He was 5-of-5 in the first half to help NM State shoot 53.6 percent from the field (15-of-28). Bhullar also shot the ball well and was 4-of-5 for nine points along with five rebounds and a pair of blocked shots.

NM State led from the tip and it was a tightly contested game until the Aggies utilized a 13-3 run. The run gave NM State a 37-25 lead at 3:30, when senior forward Bandja Sy made 1-of-2 free throws.

The rally started with 3-pointer in the corner from sophomore guard Terrel de Rouen for a five-point lead, 27-22, at 6:42. The Aggies posted their first double-digit lead of the game on a bucket from Dixon at the 3:53 mark for a 36-25 lead. The Aggies held Texas State to 38.5 shooting (10-of-26) and a 1-of-6 performance from the 3-point line in the first half.

Early in the second half, the Aggies scored 10 unanswered points for a 16-point lead, 51-35, their largest lead of the contest, at 15:15.

Ross-Miller started the run with five straight points, a 3-pointer and a pair of free throws. After a free throw from Bhullar, the Aggies scored on back-to-back layups from sophomore guard Daniel Mullings and Barry.

Texas State chipped away at the Aggie advantage and cut it to five 55-50 after two free throws at 9:22. NM State answered with two free throws from Bhullar, before the Bobcats trimmed it to five points once again, 57-52, with 7:16 to play.

Junior guard Kevin Aronis came off the bench to sink a 3-pointer for a 60-52 lead at the 6:48 mark. Barry then hit three straight shots to extend the Aggie lead back to double-digits, 66-56, with 3:11 remaining, but Texas State couldn't close the gap to less than eight points.
 

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