New Mexico St. 115, Hawaii 73

Daniel Mullings had 28 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists and five

steals to lead six New Mexico State players scoring in double

figures in a 115-73 victory against Hawaii on Thursday night.

Mullings’ triple-double was the first for the Aggies (21-8, 8-3

WAC) since 1992 and third in school history. Wendell McKines scored

20 points, Hernst Laroche 16, Tyrone Watson and Bandja Sy 12 each

and Tshilidzi Nephawe 10.

New Mexico State’s point total was its highest since a 122-105

victory against Texas Tech on Dec. 27, 1996. The 42-point victory

margin was its biggest in a league game since joining the WAC in

2005-06 and largest since a 104-62 win against Loyola Marymount on

Dec. 28, 2008.

Joston Thomas had 13 points and Trevor Wiseman 12 for the

Rainbow Warriors (15-12, 6-5 WAC), who allowed a triple-double for

the second straight game.

The Aggies shot 60.3 percent (41 of 68) from the floor and

scored 38 points off 24 Hawaii turnovers. New Mexico State won the

rebounding battle 41-31 and outscored the Warriors 42-22 in the

paint.