Utah State vs. New Mexico State: Recap and Stats

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Utah State vs. New Mexico State: Recap and Stats
Utah State 51
(14-2, 4-1 away)
New Mexico State 64
(11-8, 8-1 home)
Venue: Pan American Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 17, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Utah State 18 33 51
New Mexico State 23 41 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Utah State P Medlin 16 J Shaw 8 P Medlin 3
New Mexico State D Mullings 14 B Sy 6 T Watson 2

New Mexico State topped Utah State 64-51 in WAC play on Thursday, January 17th. New Mexico State were led by Renaldo Dixon, who got six points plus five rebounds. Bandja Sy had a game-high 16 points and added seven rebounds. For Utah State, Kyisean Reed got six points and three assists. New Mexico State (11-8, 5-2 WAC) takes on San Jose State (9-8, 3-3 WAC) on Saturday, January 19th at home.

New Mexico State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:31 left to go.
  • The last time NMSU started the season 11-8 was 2001.
  • The win over Utah State extended the New Mexico State winning streak to 5 games.
  • NMSU beat the spread by 9.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Aggies have beaten the spread.
  • The Aggies have won 88% of the time this season (7-1) after recording 26 or more field goals made.
  • NMSU has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 39.3% field goal percentage.
  • NMSU has won 89% of the time this season (8-1) when opponents record 9 or fewer assists.
  • This season New Mexico State has won 100% of the time (5-0) when Bandja Sy has 16 points or more and 100% of the time (4-0) when Sim Bhullar has 7 rebounds or more.
  • The Aggies have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • New Mexico State has recorded fewer three-pointers than their opponents for the past 7 games.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--NMSU has a 16.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Bandja Sy and Tyrone Watson) accounted for 43.7% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Bandja Sy and Sim Bhullar) accounted for 42.4% of the rebounds.
  • Bandja Sy has led the team in scoring 3 times and in rebounding 10 times in 19 games this season.
  • Bandja Sy has 5 straight double-digit point games.

Utah State Game Notes

  • Utah State lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The top two scorers (Preston Medlin and Jarred Shaw) accounted for 49.0% of the points.
  • Preston Medlin has led the team in scoring 9 times in 16 games this season.
  • Preston Medlin has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jarred Shaw has 3 straight double-digit point games.
USU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B-Kyisean Reed27623100
B-Preston Medlin361401002
C+Jarred Shaw231140002
CMatt Lopez11530002
CTeNale Roland14501000
CS. Butterfield29541102
C-Ben Clifford13310101
C-Marvin Jean13021101
-Jordan Stone6030001
DMarcel Davis28212003
NMSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARenaldo Dixon13651201
ABandja Sy341671102
ADaniel Mullings391263202
B+Sim Bhullar27571050
BTyrone Watson391261003
C+Kevin Aronis7310010
C+K. Ross-Miller291003205
D+Terrel de Rouen11011011

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