Scores

Final

New Mexico St 70

(16-14, 9-7 WAC)

Hawaii 59

(13-16, 5-11 WAC)

    12:05 AM ET, March 8, 2009

    Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

    1 2 T
    NMSU 35 3570
    HAW 25 3459

    Top Performers

    New Mexico St: W. McKines 16 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Hawaii: B. Amis 10 Pts, 10 Reb, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    New Mexico St. 70, Hawaii 59

    Associated Press

    HONOLULU -- Troy Gillenwater scored 18 points and Wendell McKines added 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead New Mexico State to a 70-59 win over Hawaii on Saturday.

    Gillenwater also grabbed eight rebounds as the Aggies shot 49 percent from the field. New Mexico State (16-14, 9-7 WAC) also got 13 points from Jonathan Gibson and 10 from Hernst Laroche.

    Kareem Nitoto led Hawaii (13-16, 5-11 WAC) with 11 points.

    The Aggies almost exclusively used a zone defense to hold the Rainbow Warriors to 32 percent shooting from the field.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NMSU
    HAW
    Points 70 59
    FG Made-Attempted 23-47 (.489) 17-53 (.321)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 5-19 (.263)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-23 (.826) 20-30 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 0

    2008-09 Season

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