New Mexico St. 92, W. New Mexico 65
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP)
Western New Mexico scored the first five points, but the Aggies went ahead for good at 9-7 and then used a 29-5 run to pull away. New Mexico State led 53-32 at halftime and by as many as 31 points in the second half.
The Mustangs (2-6), who play in Division II, were led by TJ Riley with 21 points. Chad Carter added 18 points.
The Aggies owned a 46-27 advantage on the boards with 17 offensive rebounds, 21 second-chance points and 32 points in the paint.
NMSU shot 49 percent from the field while Western shot 39 percent.