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Reported games for the week of
Friday, September 19 2014
  • Alamogordo

    20

    Mayfield

    51

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Americas

    10

    Midland Christian

    35

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Anthony

    8

    Van Horn

    40

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Burges

    13

    Bowie

    27

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Canutillo

    17

    Chapin

    0

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Carlsbad

    26

    Eastwood

    61

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Cathedral

    6

    San Elizario

    24

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Chaparral

    22

    Mountain View

    48

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Coronado

    21

    Odessa Permian

    31

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Deming

    15

    Artesia

    53

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Fabens

    12

    Pecos

    0

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Franklin

    42

    Midland

    28

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Hatch

    14

    Clint

    7

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Horizon

    8

    Hanks

    41

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Jefferson

    7

    El Paso

    18

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Las Cruces

    22

    Rio Rancho

    30

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Midland Lee

    44

    El Dorado

    51

    AT
    09/19 - OT/Final
  • Oñate

    25

    Hobbs

    21

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Parkland

    7

    Del Valle

    35

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Riverside

    28

    Bel Air

    34

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Santa Teresa

    24

    Gadsden

    32

    AT
    09/19 - Final
  • Andress

    56

    Irvin

    10

    AT
    09/18 - Final
  • Socorro

    18

    Centennial

    48

    AT
    09/18 - Final
  • Ysleta

    26

    Eastlake

    56

    AT
    09/18 - Final

Aggies Travel to Second Place Denver Saturday

Sports

POSTED: Friday, March 1, 2013 - 5:18pm

UPDATED: Friday, March 1, 2013 - 7:31pm

The New Mexico State men's basketball team returns to WAC play at Denver, Saturday, March 2 at 4 p.m. on ESPN regional with Trey Bender and Stephen Howard. The game is shown on Altitude and ESPN3. The game can be heard on the Aggie Sports Network and KGRT 104 FM in Las Cruces with the 'Voice of the Aggies' Jack Nixon, and the pregame show starts 30 minutes prior to tip.

New Mexico State Aggies
The Aggies have a 19-9 overall record and 12-3 WAC record after defeating I-10 rival UTEP, 55-51, Feb. 23 in Las Cruces. Sophomore guard Daniel Mullings is leading the team with 13.9 points per game. Senior forwards Bandja Sy is also in double figures 11.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per game, while freshman center Sim Bhullar adds 10.0 points per contest.

Scouting Denver
The Pioneers are 18-8 and 13-2 in the WAC. Denver is on a seven-game winning streak after a 63-57 win at Northern Iowa, Feb. 23 in the BracketBusters series, with the Aggies handing the Pioneers their last loss. Junior forward Chris Udofia leads the Pioneers with 12.4 points per game, and sophomore forward Royce O'Neal adds 11.5 points per game.

Series Notes
The Aggies have a 13-5 lead in the all-time series. NM State won the first game of the season, 53-42, Jan. 23 in Las Cruces.

Previous Meeting
NM State beat Denver, 53-42, to extend its winning streak to seven games, Jan. 23 in Las Cruces. The Aggies halted the Pioneers' win streak at seven games. The Aggies had three players in double figures with senior forward Tyrone Watson leading the way with 12 points and six rebounds. Sophomore guard Daniel Mullings added 11 points and eight rebounds, while senior forward Bandja Sy supplied 10 points and eight rebounds. The Crimson and White defense harassed Denver and held the Pioneers to 3-of-18 shooting from the 3-point line (13.7 percent). Denver averaged a league-best 8.39 3-pointers per game entering the contest.

Aggies Beat UTEP
NM State used a late 16-3 run to defeat I-10 rival UTEP, 55-51, Feb. 23 in Las Cruces. Junior guard Kevin Aronis scored a game-high 11 points to lead the Aggies to a season spilt with the Miners. Aronis scored all 11 points in the second half on 4-of-6 shooting from the field, including a 3-of-5 performance from the 3-point line. Senior forward Bandja Sy was also in double figures with 10 points. Junior forward Renaldo Dixon had eight points and eight rebounds, and freshman center Sim Bhullar ended the night with six points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots in a career-high 37 minutes of action. With his second rejection of the game, Bhullar set the NM State single-season blocked shots record. He now has 60 blocks in his debut season.

National Rankings for the Aggies
The Aggies are currently 17th in blocked shots per game (5.4) and 22nd in the NCAA in rebounding margin (+6.4). NM State has out-rebounded opponents in 19 games. The Aggies are also 59th in field goal percentage defense (40.0). Individually, sophomore guard Daniel Mullings is ranked 31st in steals per game (2.14). Freshman center Sim Bhullar is 42nd in blocked shots per game (2.14) as of Feb. 24.
 

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