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Late long shot lifts New Mexico State to 69-66 win
Sunday, Mar 10, 2013

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP)—Bandja Sy drilled a 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds left and New Mexico State spoiled a second-half comeback to beat Texas-Arlington 69-66 on Saturday night.

New Mexico State (21-10, 14-4 Western Athletic) also got 12 points from K.C. Ross-Miller and 11 points from Daniel Mullings.

Sim Bhullar contributed 12 rebounds and four blocked shots.

Texas-Arlington (17-12, 11-7) got 14 points and four steals from Kevin Butler and 11 points from Karol Gruszecki. Shaq White-Miller handed out eight assists.

New Mexico State enters the conference tournament as the third seed and will face Idaho on Thursday. Fourth-seeded Texas-Arlington ppen with No. 5 Utah State on Thursday night.

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 TX Arlington
Kevin Butler Kevin Butler
5-11,  14 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists
 New Mexico St.
Bandja Sy Bandja Sy
5-11,  19 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists

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