Scores

Final

New Mexico St 95

(2-1, 1-1 away)

Hawaii 88

(2-1, 2-1 home)

Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

5:00 AM ET, November 12, 2013

Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

1 2 T
NMSU 46 4995
HAW 37 5188

Top Performers

New Mexico State: S. Bhullar 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 4 Blk

Hawaii: G. Nevels 26 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

New Mexico State uses size to beat Hawaii 95-88

Associated Press

HONOLULU -- Daniel Mullings scored 21 points to lead New Mexico State to a 95-88 win over Hawaii in the final game of the Rainbow Classic on Tuesday.

The Aggies used their superior size to shoot 58 percent and out-rebound the Rainbow Warriors 40-27. At 7-foot-5, Sim Bhullar had 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting to go with 10 rebounds and four blocks.

Garrett Nevels scored 26 points for Hawaii. Isaac Fotu added 20 points and nine rebounds and earned tournament MVP honors.

Western Michigan, New Mexico State and Hawaii each finished 2-1 in the round-robin event. Western Michigan was awarded the title based on a tiebreaker of fewest points allowed in the tournament.

New Mexico State led by 16 points with just more than five minutes left, but the Rainbow Warriors twice pulled within four in the final minute. The Aggies made 11 straight free throws to clinch the victory in a game that started at midnight local time.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NMSU
HAW
Points 95 88
FG Made-Attempted 30-52 (.577) 30-70 (.429)
3P Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 7-20 (.350)
FT Made-Attempted 29-40 (.725) 21-30 (.700)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 26 (0/0)

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