New Mexico State locks third seed in WAC event with 68-56 win over Dixie State

ST. GEORGE, Utah – With the quantity on the minds of the New Mexico State Aggies on Saturday night time, they delivered on the proper time.

Donnie Tillman completed with 22 factors and 6 rebounds and the Aggies dismantled Dixie State 68-56 on Saturday night time, each successful a Path Blazers sweep and stopping the No.3 seed on this week’s WAC event.

The win is the Aggies’ third in a row, their longest successful streak this season.

Three extra straight wins on the convention event, and the State of New Mexico shall be again within the NCAA event.

In a yr the place discovering a constant dynamic has been tough for NMSU, they appear to have grabbed some on the proper time.

The Aggies face UT-Rio Grande Valley within the first spherical of the WAC event this Thursday, a rematch for New Mexico State’s 69-51 victory final Tuesday.

If the Aggies win, they’d meet second-seeded Utah Valley within the semifinals. These groups shared their common season streak at Eastwood Excessive Faculty in El Paso, the place the NMSU performed 4 house video games.

Johnny McCants additionally had a giant sport on Saturday night time, scoring 12 factors to go together with six rebounds and 5 assists.

NMSU received each video games in opposition to Dixie State in double digits, after a 76-66 victory on Friday night time.

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