New Mexico State beats Hawaii 70-59

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HONOLULU (AP)—Troy Gillenwater scored 18 points and Wendell McKines added 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead New Mexico State to a 70-59 win over Hawaii on Saturday.

Gillenwater also grabbed eight rebounds as the Aggies shot 49 percent from the field. New Mexico State (16-14, 9-7 WAC) also got 13 points from Jonathan Gibson and 10 from Hernst Laroche.

Kareem Nitoto led Hawaii (13-16, 5-11 WAC) with 11 points.

The Aggies almost exclusively used a zone defense to hold the Rainbow Warriors to 32 percent shooting from the field.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 New Mexico St.
Wendell McKines Wendell McKines
5-8,  16 Pts
11 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Hawaii
Bill Amis Bill Amis
3-12,  10 Pts
10 Rebs, 0 Assists

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