Las Cruces, NM (Sports Network) - Bandja Sky scored a game-high 19 points and
drilled a critical 3-pointer in the final minute to carry the New Mexico State
Aggies to a 69-66 win over the Texas-Arlington Mavericks in a Western Athletic
Conference finale at the Pan American Center.
K.C. Ross-Miller added 12 points and Daniel Mullings had 11 points for New
Mexico State (21-10, 14-4 WAC) which ended the season with wins in three of
its last four games.
Kevin Butler scored 14 points and Karol Gruszecki chipped in 11 for Texas-
Arlington (17-12, 11-7) which lost its last two games of the regular season.
New Mexico State shot 52.2 percent from the floor and held Texas-Arlington to
just seven field goals on 22.6 percent shooting to take a 38-23 lead at the
The Mavericks came storming back after halftime by shooting 55.6 percent from
the field while hitting five shots from beyond the arc. They were able to take
a 66-64 lead with 15 seconds remaining but Sy nailed a 3-pointer with three
seconds left and Remi Barry sank two free-throws after a Mavericks' turnover
to seal the win.
The Aggies had a 25-13 edge in points from the free-throw line.
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