New Mexico State defeats Fresno State 86-77

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP)—Jahmar Young scored 26 points and Jonathan Gibson added 25 as New Mexico State earned an 86-77 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night.

In the second half, the Aggies (11-7, 4-1 WAC) were 8 of 16 from 3-point range and outscored Fresno State 52-34.

Sylvester Seay led the Bulldogs (10-9, 3-2) with 22 points, and Mike Ladd added 15.

A 19-1 run, which included three 3-pointers by Young and two by Gibson, put New Mexico State up 69-54 with 9:45 remaining.

The Bulldogs closed to within three on a Greg Smith follow with 1:01 left, but a Gibson driving layup and two Young free throws sealed the win for the Aggies.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Fresno St.
Sylvester Seay Sylvester Seay
8-15,  22 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
 New Mexico St.
Jahmar Young Jahmar Young
9-20,  26 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists

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