MOSCOW, Idaho -- Sim Bhullar and K.C. Ross-Miller each scored 16 points and New Mexico State held off a second-half comeback by Idaho for a 71-70 victory on Saturday night.
New Mexico State (10-8, 4-2 Western Athletic) also got 14 points from Bandja Sy.
Idaho (6-9, 2-3) was down by 15 at halftime, but fell short at the end.
New Mexico State had a 15-2 scoring advantage off turnovers and an 8-6 scoring edge off the bench.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.