New Mexico State vs Gonzaga Wrap - Gonzaga Wins 80-68
Gonzaga earned an 80-68 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday, getting 22 points from Sam Dower at McCarthey Athletic Center.
Gonzaga did not, however, defeat New Mexico State against the spread, which closed at 13.5 at most sportsbooks.
Gerard Coleman had 21 points for Gonzaga and Kevin Pangos chipped in with 15 points. Kevin Pangos had 6 assists for them, while Kevin Pangos was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
New Mexico State got 17 points from Daniel Mullings in a losing cause and another 13 points from Tshilidzi Nephawe. Daniel Mullings contributed 5 assists for them, while Tshilidzi Nephawe had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Gonzaga were victorious, as the score was 31-30 at the break.
Gonzaga won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-30.