Scores

Final

San Jose State 69

(14-17, 6-10 WAC)

New Mexico St 90

(20-11, 11-5 WAC)

    11:30 PM ET, March 11, 2010

    Lawlor Events Center, Reno, Nevada

    1 2 T
    SJSU 31 3869
    NMSU 39 5190

    Top Performers

    San Jose State: A. Oliver 23 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    New Mexico State: J. Gibson 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    New Mexico St. 90, San Jose St. 69

    Associated Press

    RENO, Nev. -- Jonathan Gibson scored 22 points to lead New Mexico State past San Jose State 90-69 Thursday night and into the semifinals of the Western Athletic Conference tournament against Nevada.

    Jahmar Young added 16 points and six assists and Wendell McKines had 15 points and 14 rebounds for the third-seeded Aggies (20-11), who outrebounded the Spartans 38-25 and made 55 percent of their shots from the field compared to 43 percent for sixth seed San Jose State.

    Adrian Oliver had 23 points and Justin Graham 14 for the Spartans (14-16).

    Nevada (20-11), the No. 2 seed, defeated Idaho 87-71 earlier Thursday.

    Top-seeded Utah State (26-6), which won the regular-season WAC title for the third year in a row, will take a 16-game winning streak into the other semifinal Friday night against fourth-seeded Louisiana Tech (23-9).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SJSU
    NMSU
    Points 69 90
    FG Made-Attempted 23-54 (.426) 34-62 (.548)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 9-19 (.474)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-21 (.857) 13-17 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 23

    2009-10 Season

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