Las Cruces, NM (Sports Network) - Daniel Mullings scored a game-high 21 points
as he guided the New Mexico State Aggies to a 68-60 win over the Southern Miss
Golden Eagles in non-conference action at the Pan American Center.
Mullings finished with a double-double as he also cleared a game-high 11
rebounds for the Aggies (4-4) as they won for the third time in the last four
outings. Sim Bhullar accounted for 17 points and seven rebounds of his own off
the bench for the hosts.
The Golden Eagles (6-1) were paced by Jonathan Mills and Michael Craig who
both tallied 12 points, followed by Neil Watson with 11 in a reserve role.
Shooting an impressive 62.5 percent from the floor in the first half, NMSU
moved out to a 39-28 advantage at the break.
In the second half USM made good on all 10 chances at the free-throw line, but
knocked down a mere 2-of-11 beyond the arc, allowing the Aggies to capture the
New Mexico State, which shot only 1-of-5 behind the three-point line in the
meeting, overcame 20 turnovers in order the hand the Golden Eagles their first
setback of the season.
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