Seattle vs. New Mexico State: Full Game Preview
|Seattle||C Trent 11.0||D Sunderhaus 6.6||P Obasi 4.6|
|New Mexico State||D Mullings 14.2||B Sy 7.6||T Watson 2.9|
New Mexico State welcomes Seattle to Pan American Center on Saturday. It gets started at 9 p.m. EST and you can catch it on AggieVision or ESPN3.com. The Aggies defeated the Redhawks 83-82 on Jan. 10.
New Mexico State is in second place in the conference, Seattle is in ninth place.
The Aggies got past Idaho 76-74 on Feb. 7 with the help of 20 points and 5 rebounds from Sim Bhullar. In addition to a team-leading 2 blocks per game, he chips in 10.1 points per game. For the Redhawks, Luiz Bidart finished with 14 points in the 72-55 loss to Denver on Feb. 7. He contributes 2.3 rebounds per game in addition to his 3.8 points per game.
- New Mexico State is a better shooting team (46.4 percent vs. 41.7 percent) than Seattle this season.
- New Mexico State is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on New Mexico State is 77.9 inches compared to 76.5 inches for Seattle.
- Renaldo Dixon is ranked 6th in the WAC in blocks.
- New Mexico State has a better scoring defense (63.0 allowed per game vs. 70.3 allowed per game) than Seattle this season.
- The New Mexico State steals leader (Daniel Mullings, 51 steals) has more steals than the Seattle steals leader (D`Vonne Pickett, 35 steals).
- Boom! New Mexico State defeated Seattle by 1 point the last time they played (Jan 10, 2013).
- New Mexico State has a stronger schedule than Seattle this season (SOS Rank: No. 127 vs. No. 173).
- New Mexico State has a better conference record than Seattle this season (10-2 vs. 2-10).
- Daniel Mullings is ranked 4th in the WAC in points, 9th in the WAC in assists, and 27th nationally in steals.
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