Young, Gibson lead New Mexico State to 94-82 win
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP)—New Mexico State’s backcourt of Jahmar Young and Jonathan Gibson combined for 45 points and 10 assists Saturday as the Aggies defeated San Jose State 94-82.
Young had 25 points and Gibson 20 while each had five assists for New Mexico State (14-8, 7-2 Western Athletic). Troy Gillenwater added 19 and 11 rebounds, and Hamidu Rahman had 11 points and 13 rebounds.
Robert Owens became the third player in San Jose State history with seven 3-pointers in a game, finishing with 29 points. Adrian Oliver added 22 for the Spartans (12-11, 5-6), and Chris Oakes had 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Both teams shot well from 3-point range. New Mexico State hit 10 of 20 from beyond the arc, while San Jose State was 11 for 23.
The Aggies’ biggest advantage came at the free-throw line, where they hit 18 of 24 shots compared to 9 of 14 for the Spartans.
- Young, Gibson lead New Mexico State to 94-82 win
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