New Mexico St. 94, Cal St.-Fullerton 86

BY foxsports • February 22, 2009

Gordo Castillo scored 20 points as New Mexico State won its season-best fourth consecutive game by beating Cal State Fullerton 94-86 Saturday night. The Aggies (15-12) trailed 44-43 at halftime of the non-conference game before Castillo scored nine of his team's points during a decisive 17-4 run early in the second half. Castillo hit three of his six 3-pointers during the run that put New Mexico State ahead 71-60 with 11:16 remaining. Cal State Fullerton (13-14) was led by senior guard Josh Akognon's 32 points. The Titans closed to 92-86 with 24 seconds left but got no closer. New Mexico State has now won six of its last seven games heading into the last two weeks of the regular-season in the Western Athletic Conference.

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