Louisiana-Lafayette vs New Mexico State Wrap - New Mexico State Wins 79-57
The battle between New Mexico State and Louisiana-Lafayette didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Louisiana-Lafayette was handed a 79-57 defeat on Friday at Pan American Center.
New Mexico State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10.5-point spread as favorites.
New Mexico State got 16 points from Bandja Sy and another 12 points from Tyrone Watson. Daniel Mullings contributed 3 assists, while Tshilidzi Nephawe cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Louisiana-Lafayette got a 16-point performance from Steven Wronkoski, who was supported by 15 points from Shawn Long. Kasey Shepherd had 4 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Lafayette, while Bryant Mbamalu grabbed 7 rebounds.
New Mexico State led at halftime, 41-18.
New Mexico State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 52-30.