Scores

Final

San Francisco 71

(5-3, 1-0 away)

New Mexico St 81

(5-1, 1-0 home)

    Coverage: FOXCS

    9:30 PM ET, November 26, 2011

    Sullivan Arena, Anchorage, Alaska

    1 2 T
    SF 35 3671
    NMSU 35 4681

    Top Performers

    San Francisco: A. Caloiaro 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    New Mexico State: C. Kabongo 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    New Mexico St. 81, San Francisco 71

    Associated Press

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Christian Kabongo scored a game-high 23 points to help New Mexico State clinch third place in the Great Alaska Shootout with an 81-71 victory over San Francisco on Saturday night.

    The Aggies (5-1) started slow, shooting just 35 percent from the field in the first half and trailing most of the game. But they gained momentum midway through the second half and ended up taking the lead for good with about 7 minutes left.

    New Mexico State finished shooting 58 percent in the second half.

    Wendell McKines added 17 points for the Aggies while Hernst Laroche scored 12 and Hamidu Rahman 10. Kabongo made 11 of 12 free-throw tries.

    Angelo Caloiaro led the Dons (5-3) with 22 points and made a game-high four 3-pointers. Perris Blackwell added 12 and Rashad Green 11 for San Francisco, which finished in fifth place in the tournament.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SF
    NMSU
    Points 71 81
    FG Made-Attempted 25-54 (.463) 23-49 (.469)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 5-12 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 30-38 (.789)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 11

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