McCants scores 12 to lead New Mexico St over UMKC 75-55

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Johnny McCants had 12 points off the bench to lift New Mexico State to a 75-55 win over UMKC on Thursday night, the Aggies’ 14th consecutive victory.

Terrell Brown had 12 points for New Mexico State (25-4, 13-1 Western Athletic Conference).

Xavier Bishop had 15 points for the Kangaroos (10-19, 5-9).

The Aggies improve to 2-0 against the Kangaroos this season. New Mexico State defeated UMKC 70-54 on Jan. 31. New Mexico State plays Chicago State on the road on Saturday. UMKC plays Texas Rio Grande Valley at home on Saturday.