New Mexico State 71, UTEP 69

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EL PASO, Texas (AP)—Elijah Ingram scored 15 points off the bench to help New Mexico State beat UTEP 68-62 Saturday night for its sixth straight win.

New Mexico State (7-3) also beat UTEP (5-5) 71-69 last Saturday in New Mexico.

Ingram was 4-of-6 from 3-point range for the Aggies, who won despite hitting just 25-of-43 free throws.

UTEP’s Stefon Jackson had 21 points, and Darren Clarke added 14 points off the bench.

New Mexico State’s Fred Peete had 12 points, and Tyrone Nelson added 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Led by Ingram, the Aggies bench scored 30 points.

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 New Mexico St.
F. Peete F. Peete
3-7,  12 Pts
6 Rebs, 6 Assists
 UTEP
S. Jackson S. Jackson
8-16,  21 Pts
3 Rebs, 0 Assists

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