New Mexico St. 71, Hawaii 68

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HONOLULU (AP)—Martin Iti scored 15 points and teammate Shaun Davis added 14 as New Mexico State held on to beat Hawaii 71-68 Monday night.

After trailing 61-60 with 3:30 left in the game, the Aggies (19-6, 9-3 Western Athletic Conference) took the lead on Justin Hawkins’ putback and led the rest of the way. Hawkins finished with 11 points.

The Rainbow Warriors (14-11, 5-7) led by as many as 10 points in the first half.

But they suffered through a 4 1/2 -minute scoreless drought and the Aggies took their first lead at 25-24. New Mexico State enjoyed a 33-31 halftime lead.

Ahmet Gueye and Matt Lojeski had 15 points apiece to lead Hawaii.

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 Top Performers
 New Mexico St.
M. Iti M. Iti
7-9,  15 Pts
8 Rebs, 2 Assists
A. Gueye A. Gueye
7-8,  15 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists

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