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Utah Valley Wolverines vs New Mexico State Aggies Recap - New Mexico State Wins 84-82
Jabari Rice went off for 29 points and added 8 rebounds leading New Mexico State over Utah Valley, 84-82, on Saturday at Pan American Center.
New Mexico State did not, however, defeat Utah Valley against the spread, which closed at -13.0 at most sportsbooks.
Ivan Aurrecoechea had 18 points for New Mexico State and Evan Gilyard II chipped in with 13 points. Shunn Buchanan had 6 assists for them, while Jabari Rice was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Utah Valley got 21 points from Isaiah White in a losing cause and another 14 points from Casdon Jardine. TJ Washington contributed 8 assists for them, while Casdon Jardine had 6 rebounds.
New Mexico State led at halftime, $HalfScore.
New Mexico State had a 26-20 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
New Mexico State heads into a battle against UTRGV. Utah Valley, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cal State-Bakersfield.