NCAA Game Summary - Hawaii at New Mexico State

12:22 AM, Feb 24, 2012   |    comments
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Las Cruces, NM (Sports Network) - Daniel Mullings tallied a triple-double with 28 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists as the New Mexico State Aggies blew out the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors 115-73 in Western Athletic Conference action at Pan American Center.

Wendell McKines scored 20 points and Hernst Laroche recorded 16 points and eight assists for the New Mexico State (21-8, 8-3 WAC), which has won four straight. Tyrone Watson and Bandja Sy netted 12 points apiece and Tshilidzi Nephawe pitched in 10 points for the Aggies.

For Hawaii (15-12, 6-5), Joston Thomas scored 13 points, Trevor Wiseman tallied 12 points, and Shaquille Stokes chipped in 10 points. The Rainbow Warriors have now lost three in a row.

Hawaii was actually down just two, 20-18, with 11:19 to play in the first half, but New Mexico State took a commanding 52-31 lead into the halftime locker room by shooting 59.4 percent from the floor in the frame.

The Aggies only improved their shooting after the break, making 61.1 percent of their shots overall and led by as many as 44 in the second half.

Hawaii shot 43.1 percent from the field for the game and committed 24 turnovers.


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