LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- New Mexico State's backcourt of Jahmar Young and Jonathan Gibson combined for 45 points and 10 assists Saturday as the Aggies defeated San Jose State 94-82.
Young had 25 points and Gibson 20 while each had five assists for New Mexico State (14-8, 7-2 Western Athletic). Troy Gillenwater added 19 and 11 rebounds, and Hamidu Rahman had 11 points and 13 rebounds.Robert Owens became the third player in San Jose State history with seven 3-pointers in a game, finishing with 29 points. Adrian Oliver added 22 for the Spartans (12-11, 5-6), and Chris Oakes had 14 points and 10 rebounds.Both teams shot well from 3-point range. New Mexico State hit 10 of 20 from beyond the arc, while San Jose State was 11 for 23.The Aggies' biggest advantage came at the free-throw line, where they hit 18 of 24 shots compared to 9 of 14 for the Spartans.