New Mexico St. 82, Hawaii 64

Troy Gillenwater and Hernst Laroche scored 13 points each to

help New Mexico State to an 82-64 victory over Hawaii on Thursday


Christian Kabongo added 12 points and Gordo Castillo 10 for the

Aggies, (9-9, 3-1 Western Athletic), who won for the seventh time

in nine games.

Zane Johnson led Hawaii (9-8, 0-5) with a career-high 25 points.

Vander Joaquim had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and Bill Amis added

10 points for the Warriors, who have lost six straight to New

Mexico State.

The Aggies shot 49 percent from the floor and scored 20 points

off 20 Hawaii turnovers.

Gillenwater shook off a foot injury to spark the Aggies to a

17-8 run in the last 5:50 of the first half for a 42-29 halftime


New Mexico State later built its advantage to 30 points, pulling

away with a 10-2 run early in the second half.