New Mexico State rips Northern New Mexico 100-68Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP)—Sy Bandja scored 19 points and New Mexico State shot 60 percent in a 100-68 victory over Northern New Mexico on Tuesday night.
Hamidu Rahman had 18, giving him 1,008 points for his career as the Aggies (19-8) won the nonconference game. Daniel Mullings added 14 points, Tyrone Watson 13 and Hernst Laroche 12.
New Mexico State converted 41 of 68 shots and amassed a 44-26 rebounding advantage.
Tevin Caldwell scored 17 points to pace the Eagles (0-30), an NAIA school. Gabriel Martinez added 14.
Northern New Mexico trailed 26-18 when Mario Caetano hit a layup, Demeatrio Wade sank a jumper and Caetano came back with a 3-pointer to trim the gap to 26-25 with 5:45 left in the first half.
But the Aggies finished with a 19-4 spurt and led 45-29 at the break. The lead ranged from 15 to 33 in the second half.
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