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NCAA Game Summary - Idaho vs. New Mexico State



(Thursday, March 14)

Final Score: New Mexico State 65, Idaho 49

Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Daniel Mullings produced a game-high 23 points as the New Mexico State Aggies posted a 65-49 win over the Idaho Vandals in the quarterfinals of the Western Athletic Conference Tournament at Orleans Arena.

Mullings converted 10-of-14 shots from the floor and made three steals for the third-seeded Aggies (22-10), followed by Bandja Sy with 14 points and seven rebounds as the team now prepares to meet up with Texas State in the semifinals on Friday night.

Pacing the sixth-seeded Vandals (12-18) was Kyle Barone with 19 points and five rebounds, while Connor Hill contributed 14 points in the losing cause.

Idaho led by a basket early on in the meeting, but the team ended up shooting just 1-of-7 from behind the 3-point line in the first half, eventually falling behind at the break by four points, 32-28. NMSU made good on an impressive 59.1 percent from the floor through the first 20 minutes of action.

The hot shooting continued for the Aggies in the second half as the team converted 60.9 percent, while limiting Idaho to just 2-of-12 beyond the arc and 35.0 percent from the floor overall, en route to the 16-point decision.

In addition to shooting just 3-of-19 on the perimeter, the Vandals also turned the ball over 16 times which were then traded in for 25 points by New Mexico State.

03/14 19:31:00 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
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KAN
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Final
NYR 6
PHI 3
Final
DET 3
TOR 0
Final
NAS 0
CLB 3
Final
MIN 4
PIT 1
Final
DAL 5
FLA 4
Final
VAN 2
ARI 4
Final
EDM 3
WIN 1
7:00pm Tonight
BOS
NYI
 
7:00pm Tonight
PHI
NYR
 
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CAR
 
8:00pm Tonight
WIN
OTT
 
8:30pm Tonight
DAL
TAM
 
9:00pm Tonight
CAL
COL
 
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
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Final
KAN 41
NEP 14