• Get the Blackhawks Championship Package
    Get the Blackhawks Championship Package
  • Give the Gift of SI
    Give the Gift of SI
SI.com Home
TOP 25
HALF
CLOCK
LEADING SCORES
FINAL
  1. New Mexico StMULLINGS13
  2. South AlabamaAMMONS16
Mitchell CenterMobile, AL
AddThis
Email
Print
AddThis Email Print

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Bandja Sy had 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds and New Mexico State hit enough free throws down the stretch to hold off South Alabama 58-52 Tuesday night.

The Aggies (5-4), who led by 17 early and by six at the half, held a 42-33 advantage with 11:10 left. However, the Jaguars closed the gap to 54-52 with 2 minutes left.

Tyrone Watson then hit 1 of 2 free throws with 1:28 remaining and Sy got a key steal.

New Mexico State added two free throws by K.C. Ross-Miller, then Sy was 1 of 2 from the line.

Xavier Roberson missed two 3-pointers in the last 9 seconds for the Jaguars (4-4), who saw their two-game winning streak end.

Daniel Mullings scored 13 points and Sim Bhullar added 12 for the Aggies, who have won four of their last five games.

Mychal Ammons led South Alabama with 16 points.

© 2013 STATS LLC STATS, Inc

SI.com
Hot Topics: NBA Draft Yasiel Puig NHL Playoffs NBA Playoffs Mark Cuban Jabari Parker
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint