Nmexicost 36 31 6 10 83
Seattleu 34 33 6 9 82
Date of game: 1/10/2013

Recap: Seattle vs. New Mexico St

Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Tyrone Watson scored 26 points and Bandja Sy came a rebound shy of a double-double as the New Mexico State Aggies outlasted the Seattle Redhawks, 83-82, in double-overtime in a Western Athletic Conference battle at KeyArena.

Sy scored 23 points and Daniel Mullings added 19 for New Mexico State (9-8, 3-2 WAC) which has won three straight.

Prince Obasi had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Clarence Trent had 15 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out for Seattle (5-9, 0-4). Louis Green had 15 points off the bench and D'Vonne Pickett Jr. provided 13 points for the Redhawks who have lost four straight.

After a tightly contested first half New Mexico State led 36-34 after shooting 44.1 percent from the field which was a bit better than Seattle, which hit on 40.0 percent of its shots in the first period.

The Redhawks had a 67-64 lead with 31 seconds remaining after Pickett Jr. hit a pair of free throws. However Sy nailed a 3-pointer with seven seconds remaining to send the game to overtime

Trailing by three with 20 seconds remaining in the first overtime, Seattle got a 3-pointer from Pickett Jr. to knot the game up and when an Obasi shot was off the mark in the final seconds the game went into a second overtime.

A 6-2 spurt form New Mexico State to open the second extra session put the Aggies ahead for good as they held on for the victory.

The game featured 15 ties and 14 lead changes. The two teams combined for 45 turnovers.

Game Notes

VMI set for Wachenheim's first season

Virginia Military Institute's football program will visit Ball State in new coach Scott Wachenheim's first game and play six times at home during an 11-game 2015 schedule.

NASCAR News
Elliott, Scott among those inducted into NASCAR HofF

Bill Elliott, a former Sprint Cup Series champion, and Wendell Scott, the first African-American to win a race in NASCAR's premier racing circuit, were among the sixth five-member class inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday night.

Extra Points: State of denial

It didn't take Nostradamus to predict what was going to happen Friday when Roger Goodell finally met the media for his annual state of the league address two days prior to Super Bowl XLIX.

Pens D Ehrhoff out vs. Devils

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff will not be in action on Friday against the New Jersey Devils as he is undergoing tests for a possible concussion.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.