New Mexico State vs. San Jose State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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New Mexico State vs. San Jose State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
New Mexico State 67
(18-8, 6-7 away)
San Jose State 57
(9-15, 5-7 home)
Venue: Event Center Arena
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, February 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
New Mexico State 38 29 67
San Jose State 25 32 57
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
New Mexico State D Mullings 15 R Dixon 14 T de Rouen 5
San Jose State X Jones 17 D Andoh 6 X Jones 4

On Thursday, Feb. 14, New Mexico State took on San Jose State and won on the road against the Spartans 67-57 in conference play. With a record of 2-0, the Aggies stay unbeaten against San Jose State this season. Renaldo Dixon earned a double-double in the Aggies win with 10 points and 14 rebounds. Bandja Sy had 13 points and added nine rebounds. Xavier Jones got a season-high 17 points for the Spartans. New Mexico State (18-8, 12-2 WAC) heads to Utah State (17-5, 8-4 WAC) on Saturday, Feb. 16.

New Mexico State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:48 left to go.
  • New Mexico State started 18-8 during the 2011, 2002, and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over San Jose State extended the New Mexico State winning streak to 12 games.
  • NMSU beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 13th time this season the Aggies have beaten the spread.
  • The Aggies have won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) after recording 43 or more rebounds.
  • New Mexico State has won 75 percent of the time this season (9-3) after committing 15 or fewer turnovers.
  • NMSU has won every game this season (8-0) after holding an opponent to under 36.4 percent field goal percentage.
  • NMSU has won 92 percent of the time this season (12-1) when opponents record two or fewer blocks.
  • This season New Mexico State has won 92 percent of the time (12-1) when Sim Bhullar has 10 points or more, 78 percent of the time (14-4) when Bandja Sy plays 33 minutes or more, and 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Renaldo Dixon has four free throws made or more.
  • The Aggies have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past five games.
  • The top two scorers (Daniel Mullings and Bandja Sy) accounted for 41.7 percent of the points.
  • Renaldo Dixon accounted for 32.5 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Daniel Mullings has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 26 games this season.
  • Renaldo Dixon recorded the first double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Renaldo Dixon recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • Bandja Sy had a career high with five assists.
  • Sim Bhullar has five straight double-digit point games.

San Jose State Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Spartans losing streak to nine games.
  • The top two scorers (Xavier Jones and Chris Cunningham) accounted for 49.1 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Chris Cunningham and David Andoh) accounted for 44.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Chris Cunningham has led the team in rebounding 17 times in 24 games this season.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Alex Brown.
NMSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARenaldo Dixon3410140232
ABandja Sy331395023
BDaniel Mullings301550313
BTerrel de Rouen30935001
BSim Bhullar291050042
CKevin Aronis14320000
CB.J West6230001
D+K. Ross-Miller11310001
D-Remi Barry11200002
SJSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AXavier Jones341714101
BAlex Brown16621121
C+D.J. Brown36613201
C+C. Cunningham351160105
C+David Andoh24860002
CL. Pennington8510001
CStephon Smith18240000
D+Louis Garrett17211102
-Chris Jones10020000

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