Scores

Final

SE Louisiana 56

(0-3, 0-3 away)

New Mexico St 81

(1-1, 1-0 home)

10:00 PM ET, November 15, 2012

Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

1 2 T
SELA 31 2556
NMSU 47 3481

Top Performers

Southeastern Louisiana: B. Fortenberry 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

New Mexico State: T. Watson 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast

New Mexico St. 81, SE Louisiana 56

Associated Press

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Tyrone Watson had an accurate shooting touch from the floor and free-throw line, scoring 24 points and leading New Mexico State to an 81-56 victory over Southeast Louisiana on Thursday night.

Watson was 7-of-10 from the floor and made all 10 of his free throws.

Sim Bhullar chipped in with 13 points for New Mexico State (1-1) and Bandja Sy grabbed 10 rebounds.

The game was nip-and-tuck for the first 10 minutes, and New Mexico State pulled away for a 47-31 lead at halftime.

Southeast Louisiana (0-3) pulled to within 53-47 with 12:45 left in the game, but Mexico State went on a 28-9 run to finish it off.

Brandon Fortenberry scored 21 points, including three 3-pointers, for Southeast Louisiana.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SELA
NMSU
Points 56 81
FG Made-Attempted 23-63 (.365) 28-54 (.519)
3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 4-8 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 21-26 (.808)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 25

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