Scores

Final

New Mexico 76

(11-8, 2-2 MW)

San Diego State 81

(13-4, 3-1 MW)

    10:30 PM ET, January 21, 2009

    Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl, San Diego, California

    1 2 T
    UNM 32 4476
    SDSU 37 4481

    Top Performers

    New Mexico: P. McDonald 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    San Diego State: K. Spain 30 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Blk

    San Diego St. 81, New Mexico 76

    Associated Press

    SAN DIEGO -- Kyle Spain scored a career-high 30 points as San Diego State outlasted New Mexico 81-76 Wednesday for its seventh straight win.

    The Aztecs (13-4, 3-1 Mountain West Conference) built a 13-point lead late in the second half, but New Mexico cut the lead to two twice in the final 1:17.

    Lorrenzo Wade made four free throws in the final 34 seconds to seal the win. He finished with 17 points.

    Phillip McDonald led New Mexico (11-8, 2-2) with 17 points and Tony Danridge added 14.

    San Diego State trailed by nine early in the first half but used a 15-3 run to lead 37-32 at halftime. The Aztecs extended the lead to 66-53 with 6:13 left before the Lobos rallied in the final minutes.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNM
    SDSU
    Points 76 81
    FG Made-Attempted 24-50 (.480) 23-46 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-35 (.657) 28-39 (.718)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 33 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 13

    2008-09 Season

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