Scores

Final

New Mexico St 56

(2-4, 1-2 away)

UTEP 73

(3-1, 3-1 home)

    9:05 PM ET, November 23, 2010

    Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

    1 2 T
    NMSU 31 2556
    UTEP 40 3373

    Top Performers

    New Mexico St: T. Gillenwater 18 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Blk

    UTEP: C. Polk 25 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    UTEP 73, New Mexico St. 56

    Associated Press

    EL PASO, Texas -- Christian Polk scored 25 points Tuesday night to lead UTEP past New Mexico State 73-56.

    Polk was 8-for-13 from the field, 5-of-8 from 3-point range. Jeremy Williams had 18 points and six rebounds for the Miners (3-1) and Randy Culpepper added 15 points and seven assists.

    UTEP led 40-31 at halftime and stretched the lead into double figures in the first minute of the second half on a Polk jumper. The Aggies got within seven on two occasions in the half but no closer than that.

    Troy Gillenwater had 18 points and 14 rebounds for New Mexico State (2-4). Hernst Laroche scored 11 points. The Aggies led 9-4 in the first 5 minutes but fell behind for good at 15-13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NMSU
    UTEP
    Points 56 73
    FG Made-Attempted 21-58 (.362) 22-52 (.423)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 12-24 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-22 (.500) 17-25 (.680)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 19

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