January 29, 2011 in Sports

Idaho loses at New Mexico State

Associated Press

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Gordo Castillo scored 19 points and New Mexico State defeated Idaho 73-65 on Saturday night.

Castillo was 5 of 8 from 3-point range as the Aggies (12-11, 6-3 Western Athletic) completed the regular-season sweep of Idaho.

Aggies forward Troy Gillenwater scored 16 points and center Hamidu Rahman added 11.

Both teams shot 49 percent from the floor, but Idaho (12-9, 5-4) was 34.6 percent in the second half while New Mexico State was 47.8 percent in the second half. The Aggies scored 25 points off 24 Idaho turnovers.

Idaho guard Jeff Ledbetter led the Vandals with 17 points, making 5 of 11 from 3-point range. Deremy Geiger scored 15, Kyle Barone had 12 and Landon Tatum 10.

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