Mullings helps New Mexico State defeat Idaho 65-49

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By Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daniel Mullings scored 23 points to lead New Mexico State over Idaho 65-49 Thursday in the Western Athletic Conference quarterfinals.

Mullings was 10 of 14 from the field for the game for New Mexico State (22-10). Bandja Sy added 14 points and had seven rebounds. Sim Bhullar had seven points and seven rebounds.

No. 3 seed New Mexico State led 32-28 at halftime.

Both teams had 26 rebounds, but New Mexico State shot 60 percent from the field for the game, while the Vandals (12-18) shot 40 percent. Idaho had 16 turnovers, which the Aggies converted into 25 points.

Kyle Barone led No. 6 seed Idaho with 19 points and five rebounds. Connor Hill had 14 points. Mike McChristian also had five rebounds.

New Mexico State will play Texas State today.