New Mexico State vs. Texas at San Antonio: Recap and Stats

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New Mexico State vs. Texas at San Antonio: Recap and Stats
New Mexico State 75
(15-8, 5-7 away)
Texas at San Antonio 62
(5-16, 1-8 home)
Venue: UTSA Convocation Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
New Mexico State 41 34 75
Texas at San Antonio 32 30 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
New Mexico State S Bhullar 17 S Bhullar 18 T de Rouen 5
Texas at San Antonio M Hale III 20 J Sims 7 M Hale III 5

New Mexico State won on the road versus Texas-San Antonio 75-62 in WAC play on Saturday, February 2nd. The Aggies go to 0-2 versus AP-Ranked teams this season with the win. The Aggies got a double-double out of Sim Bhullar with 17 points and 18 rebounds (5 Blk 3 Ast). Bandja Sy also had an excellent game, scoring a team-high 17 points and adding seven rebounds. For the Roadrunners, Michael Hale III got a game-high 20 points and five assists. New Mexico State (15-8, 9-2 WAC) takes on Idaho (9-12, 5-6 WAC) on Thursday, February 7th at home.

New Mexico State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:50 left to go.
  • New Mexico State started 15-8 during the 2009 and 2001 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Texas-San Antonio extended the New Mexico State winning streak to 9 games.
  • NMSU beat the spread by 6.0 points. That makes the 12th time this season the Aggies have beaten the spread.
  • New Mexico State has won 89% of the time this season (8-1) when its field goal percentage has been 49.1% or better.
  • The Aggies have won 88% of the time this season (7-1) after recording 75 or more total points.
  • NMSU has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after holding an opponent to under 33.3% field goal percentage.
  • NMSU has won 92% of the time this season (11-1) when opponents record 10 or fewer assists.
  • This season New Mexico State has won 100% of the time (4-0) when Bandja Sy has 17 points or more and 100% of the time (5-0) when Sim Bhullar has 7 field goals made or more.
  • The Aggies set a season high for blocks.
  • Our 12 blocks is the 1st best among all NCAA games this season.
  • NMSU set a season low for steals.
  • The Aggies have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past 8 games.
  • Sim Bhullar recorded a team season high in rebounds with 18.
  • The top two scorers (Bandja Sy and Sim Bhullar) accounted for 45.3% of the points.
  • Sim Bhullar accounted for 47.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Bandja Sy has led the team in scoring in 6 out of 23 games this season.
  • Sim Bhullar has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 23 games this season.
  • Bandja Sy has 9 straight double-digit point games.
  • Sim Bhullar recorded the 2nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Sim Bhullar recorded a double-double. It was the 1st of his career.

Texas-San Antonio Game Notes

  • Texas-San Antonio lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Roadrunners losing streak to 3 games.
  • Michael Hale III accounted for 32.2% of the team's points.
  • Michael Hale III has led the team in scoring 7 times in 21 games this season.
  • Kannon Burrage has led the team in rebounding 3 times in 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 8th 20-point game of Michael Hale III's career.
  • Michael Hale III has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Kannon Burrage has 7 straight double-digit point games.
NMSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Sim Bhullar2917183052
ABandja Sy401773112
B+Renaldo Dixon281222051
BRemi Barry22842000
BDaniel Mullings37853113
B-Terrel de Rouen37715002
C+Kevin Aronis7600000
UTSA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AM. Hale III402035201
AJordan Sims391270201
B+Kannon Burrage381870102
BHyjii Thomas37672102
BTyler Wood9222010
C+Edrico McGregor15260102
CTank Mayberry7221011
D+Larry Wilkins15030101

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