Scores

Final

New Mexico St 64

(4-12, 0-3 Sun Belt)

South Alabama 73

(4-11, 1-3 Sun Belt)

    8:35 PM ET, January 15, 2005

    Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama

    1 2 T
    NMSU 32 3264
    USA 31 4273

    Top Performers

    New Mexico State: D. John 24 Pts, 5 Reb

    South Alabama: R. Law 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast

    South Alabama 73, New Mexico State 64

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Mario Jointer scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help lead South Alabama to a 73-64 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday night.

    Jointer made 5-of-14 shots, four of them 3-pointers, for South Alabama, which shot 8-of-21 from behind the arc.

    Richard Law added 15 points and Stephen Cowherd, who was perfect in 10 free throw attempts, added 14. Brandon Gordon scored 10 points as the Jaguars (4-11, 1-3 Sun Belt Conference) held the Aggies winless in the league.

    Duane John shot 5-of-11 from the field, including three 3-pointers, to lead New Mexico State (4-12, 0-3) with a game-high 24 points. Josh Jenkins added 16 points and Mike Mitchell had 12.

    The Jaguars shot 21-of-28 from the foul line, and hit 40 percent of their shots overall.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NMSU
    USA
    Points 64 73
    FG Made-Attempted 23-57 (.404) 22-55 (.400)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 8-21 (.381)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 21-28 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 9

    2004-05 Season

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