San Diego State outlasts New Mexico 81-76

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SAN DIEGO (AP)—Kyle Spain scored a career-high 30 points as San Diego State outlasted New Mexico 81-76 Wednesday for its seventh straight win.

The Aztecs (13-4, 3-1 Mountain West Conference) built a 13-point lead late in the second half, but New Mexico cut the lead to two twice in the final 1:17.

Lorrenzo Wade made four free throws in the final 34 seconds to seal the win. He finished with 17 points.

Phillip McDonald led New Mexico (11-8, 2-2) with 17 points and Tony Danridge added 14.

San Diego State trailed by nine early in the first half but used a 15-3 run to lead 37-32 at halftime. The Aztecs extended the lead to 66-53 with 6:13 left before the Lobos rallied in the final minutes.

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 Top Performers
 New Mexico
Phillip McDonald Phillip McDonald
7-10,  17 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
 San Diego St.
Kyle Spain Kyle Spain
8-12,  30 Pts
8 Rebs, 4 Assists

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