New Mexico State rides 3-pointers past Idaho 74-57

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP)—Jahmar Young hit three of New Mexico State’s 12 3-pointers in a 74-57 victory over Idaho on Wednesday night.

Young’s 23 points led the Aggies (18-9, 10-3 Western Athletic), who won their third consecutive game and their sixth in the last seven. Wendell McKines added a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds.

Jonathan Gibson added 15 points on 3-for-6 shooting from 3-point range. New Mexico State was 12 of 26 from beyond the arc. Hamidu Rahman had 11 rebounds.

Kyle Barone and Kashif Watson led the Vandals (13-14, 4-9) with 10 points each.

New Mexico State closed the first half on a 15-2 run in the last 4:36 for a 41-23 lead. Idaho never got closer than 15 in the second half, and the lead peaked at 23.

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 Top Performers
 Idaho
Kyle Barone Kyle Barone
4-6,  10 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists
 New Mexico St.
Wendell McKines Wendell McKines
4-9,  11 Pts
12 Rebs, 8 Assists

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