Scores

Final

Utah State 77

(15-1, 3-0 WAC)

New Mexico St 67

(8-9, 2-2 WAC)

    9:00 PM ET, January 10, 2009

    Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    1 2 T
    USU 38 3977
    NMSU 34 3367

    Top Performers

    Utah State: G. Wilkinson 24 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    New Mexico St: W. McKines 11 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Utah St. 77, New Mexico St. 67

    Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Gary Wilkinson had 22 points and a career-high 14 rebounds Saturday night as Utah State beat New Mexico State 77-67 and pushed its winning streak to 10 games.

    Utah State (15-1, 3-0 Western Athletic Conference) led 38-34 at halftime and 54-44 with 11 minutes remaining after an 8-0 run sparked by a 3-point play from Wilkinson.

    New Mexico State (8-9, 2-2) closed to 54-51 on Jahmar Young's 3-pointer with 9 minutes left before the visiting Aggies pulled away.

    Young finished with 18 points while Wendell McKines and Troy Gillenwater each added 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USU
    NMSU
    Points 77 67
    FG Made-Attempted 28-52 (.538) 22-51 (.431)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-20 (.750) 16-21 (.762)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 0

    2008-09 Season

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