Texas State vs. New Mexico State: Full Game Preview
|Texas State||J Wright 17.8||J Wright 6.7||V Jones 2.7|
|New Mexico State||D Mullings 14.2||B Sy 7.3||T Watson 3.0|
New Mexico State meets Texas State on Friday. Tipoff is at 9 p.m. EST. The Aggies defeated the Bobcats 86-72 on Jan. 31 and are 2-0 against them over the past four years.
Texas State is in seventh place in the conference and New Mexico State is in third place.
In a 65-49 win over Idaho on Mar. 14, Daniel Mullings put up 23 points for the Aggies. He leads the team in points with 14.2 per game and steals with 2.2 per game. For the Bobcats, Joel Wright finished with 32 points and seven rebounds in the 72-68 win over Denver on Mar. 14. He leads the team in points with 17.8 per game and rebounds with 6.7 per game.
Texas State StatSmack
- The New Mexico State blocks leader (Sim Bhullar, 73 blocks) has more blocks than the Texas State blocks leader (Matt Staff, 44 blocks).
- New Mexico State has a better record at home than Texas State this season (15-1 vs. 4-11).
- New Mexico State is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on New Mexico State is 213 lbs compared to 200 lbs for Texas State.
- It's only wins and losses, but New Mexico State has a better overall record than Texas State this season (21-10 vs. 11-21).
- New Mexico State allows fewer rebounds (31.3 allowed per game vs. 39.4 allowed per game) than Texas State this season.
- New Mexico State has more wins over the last 5 years than Texas State (123 vs. 82).
- A for effort, but New Mexico State has emerged victorious against Texas State the last three times they've played.
- Renaldo Dixon is ranked 7th in the WAC in blocks.
- New Mexico State players are more experienced than Texas State players (12,940 minutes played vs. 10,657 minutes played).
- New Mexico State is ranked higher than Texas State in the WAC (No. 3 vs. No. 7).
- New Mexico State has more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Texas State (three vs. zero).
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