NSMU takes control early, blows out Northern New Mexico
Dec 22, 2013 at 1:46a ET
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- Kevin Aronis and Matei Buovac both scored 18 points to lead New Mexico State to a dominating 97-47 victory over Northern New Mexico, an NAIA school, on Saturday night.
New Mexico State (10-5) opened the game with a 24-6 run, making six 3-pointers in that span, and went on to a 57-28 halftime advantage.
The Aggies made 14 of 24 3-point shots in the game. Aronis was 6 of 10 from beyond the arc and Buovac made 4 of 7 3-point attempts. The Aggies made 64.7 percent of their field-goal attempts while limiting Northern New Mexico (10-7) to 19-of-70 shooting from the floor.
Matthew Brito led Northern New Mexico with 15 points.