Scores

Final

Nevada 68

(12-18, 8-8 WAC)

New Mexico St 77

(15-16, 9-7 WAC)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    9:00 PM ET, March 5, 2011

    Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    1 2 T
    NEV 36 3268
    NMSU 35 4277

    Top Performers

    Nevada: D. Hunt 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    New Mexico St: T. Gillenwater 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    New Mexico St. 77, Nevada 68

    Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Troy Gillenwater scored 21 points to lead New Mexico State to a 77-68 victory over Nevada on Saturday night.

    The Aggies (15-16, 9-7) secured the No. 3 seed and a first-round bye for next week's Western Athletic Conference tournament in Las Vegas.

    Gordo Castillo had a double-double, with 15 points on 4-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, and 10 rebounds for New Mexico State. Christian Kabongo and Tshilidzi Nephawe each scored 10 points.

    Dario Hunt and Deonte Burton led Nevada (12-18, 8-8) with 14 points each and Derrell Conner and Kevin Panzer each had 10 points.

    The Aggies finished the game shooting 54 percent from the floor, outrebounded Nevada 35-25, and finished 7 for 12 from 3-point range and 16 for 24 from the free-throw line.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NEV
    NMSU
    Points 68 77
    FG Made-Attempted 21-49 (.429) 27-50 (.540)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 7-12 (.583)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-26 (.731) 16-24 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 10

    2010-11 Season

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