Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State men’s basketball team broke a two-game losing streak in Western Athletic Conference play after defeating the Texas-Pan American Broncs, 90-78, Saturday night, Jan. 25, inside the Pan American Center.
The Aggies overcame a slow start to improve to 15-7 overall and 4-2 in WAC play. UTPA falls to 6-15 and 2-4 in the WAC.
NM State junior guard Daniel Mullings had a career-night as he went over the 30-point mark for the first time in his Aggie career. NM State’s leading scorer finished with 32 points on 9-of-15 shooting from the field and 13-of-15 from the free-throw line.
Not to be outdone, center Tshilidzi Nephawe also marked a career-high. The Aggie big man finished with a game-high 14 rebounds, the most he’s had in a game while at NM State. Nephawe also scored 14 points for a team-leading sixth double-double. Continue Reading This Post >>