February 25, 2010 in Sports

Vandals done in by Aggies’ 3-pointers

New Mexico State hits 12 from beyond the arc
Associated Press

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Jahmar Young hit three of New Mexico State’s 12 3-pointers in a 74-57 victory over Idaho on Wednesday night.

Young’s 23 points led the Aggies (18-9, 10-3 Western Athletic), who won their third consecutive game and their sixth in the last seven. Wendell McKines added a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds.

Jonathan Gibson added 15 points on 3-for-6 shooting from 3-point range. New Mexico State was 12 of 26 from beyond the arc. Hamidu Rahman had 11 rebounds.

Kyle Barone and Kashif Watson led the Vandals (13-14, 4-9) with 10 points each.

New Mexico State closed the first half on a 15-2 run in the last 4:36 for a 41-23 lead. Idaho never got closer than 15 in the second half, and the lead peaked at 23.

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