Updated: New Mexico State (14-8) vs. Texas-San Antonio (5-15)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  New Mexico State 41 34 75 -7.0
  Texas-San Antonio 32 30 62 +7.0
Sat, Feb 02 2013, 05:00 PM MST

UTSA Convocation Center
San Antonio, TX
Attendance: 1,469

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On Saturday, New Mexico State heads to UTSA Convocation Center to take on Texas-San Antonio. Tip-off is at 7:00 EST. The Aggies defeated the Roadrunners 82-62 on January 3rd.

Texas-San Antonio is in 10th place in the conference and New Mexico State is in 2nd place.

In an 86-72 win over Texas State on January 31st, Bandja Sy put up 24 points and 13 rebounds for the Aggies. He is averaging 11.1 points per game while also contributing a team-high 7.3 rebounds per game. The Roadrunners were defeated by Denver 71-57 on January 31st despite 15 points and 7 rebounds from Larry Wilkins. He is averaging 5.6 points and 3.8 rebounds per game.

Digging into season numbers, New Mexico State has the advantage in one key category, rebounding, where the Aggies have an edge over the Roadrunners, 38 per game to 30 per game.

StatSmack! New Mexico State is better than Texas-San Antonio
  • More property crime happens in San Antonio so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Las Cruces -- according to the FBI).
  • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 New Mexico State has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Texas-San Antonio (1 vs 0).
  • New Mexico State can actually jump, with more rebounds (38.3 per game vs 30.6 per game) than Texas-San Antonio this season.
  • More violent crime happens in San Antonio so be careful if you visit (when compared to Las Cruces -- according to the FBI).
NMSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Daniel Mullings 34 15 6 3 2 0 3
C+ Tyrone Watson 33 11 5 3 1 0 3
C+ Bandja Sy 34 11 7 1 1 1 2
C+ Sim Bhullar 20 9 5 1 0 2 1
C- K. Ross-Miller 25 5 2 3 1 0 2
D+ Renaldo Dixon 15 5 3 1 0 1 1
D+ T. Nephawe 21 7 5 0 0 1 3
D+ Terrel de Rouen 17 5 2 1 0 0 1
D Emery Coleman 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
D Kevin Aronis 10 3 1 0 0 0 0
D Remi Barry 10 2 2 0 0 0 1
D B.J West 5 2 3 0 0 0 1
D Matej Buovac 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
D- Eric Weary 5 1 1 0 0 0 1
UTSA Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Kannon Burrage 35 18 4 2 1 0 3
C+ M. Hale III 35 16 3 4 1 0 3
C+ Jeromie Hill 32 13 7 1 1 0 3
C- Jordan Sims 31 7 4 2 1 0 1
D+ Larry Wilkins 22 6 4 1 1 0 1
D Edrico McGregor 16 4 4 1 1 0 2
D Hyjii Thomas 23 6 2 1 0 0 2
D- Tyler Wood 9 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- A.J. Price 10 1 0 0 0 0 1
F Jeremy Hines 5 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Tank Mayberry 6 1 2 0 0 0 1
F Dante Willis 2 0 0 0 1 0 0

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2013-2014 Roster

#5 Kevin Aronis Sr G 6-3 185
#4 Ian Baker Fr G 6-0 180
#3 Remi Barry Jr F 6-7 210
#2 Sim Bhullar So C 7-5 360
#21 Tanveer Bhullar Fr C 7-3 335
#20 Matej Buovac So F 6-7 220
#25 Renaldo Dixon Sr F 6-10 215
#1 DK Eldridge Jr G 6-2 180
#34 Aaron Kubinski So F 6-5 195
#0 Travon Landry Fr G 6-1 176
#23 Daniel Mullings Jr G 6-2 170
#15 T. Nephawe Jr C 6-10 268
#12 K. Ross-Miller Jr G 6-1 175