Western Athletic Conference Tournament - New Mexico State Defeats Seattle 70-68 - Recap

Western Athletic Conference Tournament - New Mexico State Defeats Seattle 70-68 - Recap

Sim Bhullar scored 24 points and added 14 rebounds for a double-double, leading New Mexico State over Seattle, 70-68, on Thursday at Orleans Arena.

Bettors who backed New Mexico State were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 13.5.

New Mexico State got 19 points from DK Eldridge and another 15 points from Tshilidzi Nephawe. Daniel Mullings contributed 6 assists, while Sim Bhullar cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

Seattle got a 25-point performance from Isiah Umipig, who was supported by 13 points from Jack Crook. D'Vonne Pickett, Jr. had 6 assists in a losing cause for Seattle, while Jack Crook grabbed 10 rebounds.

New Mexico State trailed at halftime, 33-31.

New Mexico State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-34.