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New Mexico State handles San Jose State 79-68
Saturday, Feb 25, 2012

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP)—Hamidu Rahman scored 22 points and Wendell McKines contributed 20 to pace New Mexico State in its 79-68 win against San Jose State on Saturday night.

Hernst Laroche scored 11 points and Daniel Mullings added 10 for New Mexico State (22-8, 9-3 WAC), which scored 10 unanswered points to begin the game and trailed only once for the remainder in a game where the final score was not an accurate reflection of the Aggies’ dominance. New Mexico State maximized its lead, 78-60, with 4:30 remaining and inserting reserves allowed San Jose State (9-19, 1-11) to close the deficit for the final margin.

The Aggies shot 49 percent from the field and out-rebounded the Spartans 45-34.

Wil Carter led San Jose State with a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 San Jose St.
Wil Carter Wil Carter
7-14,  19 Pts
10 Rebs, 2 Assists
 New Mexico St.
Hamidu Rahman Hamidu Rahman
6-7,  22 Pts
10 Rebs, 2 Assists

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