In their last game, Daniel Mullings put up 22 points and 7 rebounds in the Aggies 78-67 win over Texas State on January 5th. He leads the team in points with 15.3 per game and steals with 2.1 per game. The Redhawks were defeated by San Jose State 76-71 on January 5th despite 14 points and 9 rebounds from Louis Green. He contributes 3.4 rebounds per game in addition to his 4.8 points per game. Seattle ranks 1st in their conference in offensive rebounding percentage at 38.8, which also places them 23rd in the country.
- New Mexico State players are more experienced than Seattle players (9,490 minutes played vs 7,043 minutes played).
- New Mexico State takes less vacation, with more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Seattle (3 vs 0).
- The New Mexico State rebounding leader (Bandja Sy) has more rebounds than the Seattle rebounding leader (Deshaun Sunderhaus).
- New Mexico State has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 5 years (0.584 to 0.451).
- New Mexico State allows fewer rebounds (31.9 allowed per game vs 35.3 allowed per game) than Seattle this season.
- Daniel Mullings is ranked 5th in the WAC in points, 10th in the WAC in assists, and 6th in the WAC in steals.
- K.C. Ross-Miller is ranked 7th in the WAC in assists and 10th in the WAC in steals.
- Las Cruces isn't as congested as Seattle (population is significantly lower).
- New Mexico State is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on New Mexico State is 79.0 inches compared to 76.8 inches for Seattle.
- Bandja Sy is ranked 6th in the WAC in rebounds.