March Madness, San Diego State vs. New Mexico State halftime score: Aztecs lead 32-20

San Diego State pulled away late in the second half to have a double-digit lead over New Mexico State at the half.

The No. 4 seeded San Diego State Aztecs started off slow against No. 13 New Mexico State. Aggies in the first half of this NCAA tournament game, and have a 32-20 lead. The 20 points for New Mexico State is their lowest output for this season, and were held to just 8 of 26 from the field.

The Aztecs patented defense has led the way by pressing the Aggies, forcing seven turnovers, four steals, five blocks and is holding New Mexico State's leading scorer Daniel Mullings to just two points on 1 of 4 shooting so far. For the season, Mullings averages 16.8 points per game. Leading the way for the Aggies at the half is center Tshilidzi Nephawe who has seven points.

San Diego State's offense is playing relatively well with Xavier Thames leading the with nine points, but he has been cold from the field by making just 2 of 7 from the field and 1 of 5 from beyond the arc but he has made all four free throws to get to nine points.

As a team, San Diego State is shooting just 10 of 25 from the field and 3 of 8 from three-point range. Despite shooting poorly early in the first half, the Aztecs ended the half going on a 16-8 run to have a 12-point lead at the half.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Mountain West Connection

You must be a member of Mountain West Connection to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Mountain West Connection. You should read them.

Join Mountain West Connection

You must be a member of Mountain West Connection to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Mountain West Connection. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker