Scores

Final

New Mexico St 79

(14-5, 4-0 WAC)

San Jose State 63

(6-12, 0-4 WAC)

    10:30 PM ET, January 19, 2012

    Event Center (San Jose St.), San Jose, California

    1 2 T
    NMSU 41 3879
    SJSU 26 3763

    Top Performers

    New Mexico St: H. Rahman 20 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    San Josť St: K. Shamburger 19 Pts, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    New Mexico St. 79, San Jose St. 63

    Associated Press

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Wendell McKines scored 24 points and Hamidu Rahman added a season-high 20 to lift New Mexico State past San Jose State 79-63 on Thursday night.

    McKines and Rahman had eight rebounds apiece for the Aggies (14-5, 4-0), who won their sixth straight game and are tied for the Western Athletic Conference lead with Nevada.

    Rahman was 7 for 7 from the field and NMSU shot 52 percent from outside. The Aggies, who never trailed, built a 65-41 lead midway through the second half.

    Keith Shamburger scored 19 points for San Jose State (6-12, 0-4). Wil Carter had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Spartans.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NMSU
    SJSU
    Points 79 63
    FG Made-Attempted 30-58 (.517) 25-67 (.373)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 6-29 (.207)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 7-11 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 24 0

    2011-12 Season

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