NCAA Men's Basketball

San Jose State Spartans (7-24)


Jackson carries New Mexico past San Jose St. in MWC tourney

LAS VEGAS (AP) Vance Jackson had 26 points and 12 rebounds as New Mexico beat San Jose State 79-66 in the first round of the Mountain West Conference tournament Wednesday.

Makuach Maluach added 22 points and seven rebounds and Corey Manigault had 18 points for New Mexico (19-13).

The Lobos play second-seeded Utah State in the quarterfinals Thursday. New Mexico beat the Aggies 66-64 in the regular-season finale, the only other matchup between the teams this season.

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Leaders
Points: S. Knight17.1
Rebounds: S. Knight5.7
Assists: B. Ivey2.5
FG%: S. Knight40.3%
FT%: S. Knight77.2%
3P%: R. Washington33.5%
Steals: B. Ivey1.3
Blocks: C. Anigwe1.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Creighton24-7
8 Kentucky25-6
9 Michigan State22-9
10 Villanova24-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Baylor26-4
5 Florida State26-5
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Kentucky25-6
8 Duke25-6
9 Creighton24-7
9 Villanova24-7
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Mountain West Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
6 San Diego State 17-1 30-2
Utah State 12-6 26-8
Nevada 12-6 19-12
UNLV 12-6 17-15
Colorado State 11-7 20-12
Boise State 11-7 20-12
New Mexico 7-11 19-14
Fresno State 7-11 11-19
Air Force 5-13 12-20
San Jose State 3-15 7-24
Wyoming 2-16 9-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 69.9 (214)
Rebounds: 9.7 (204)
Assists: 13.0 (188)
FG%: 38.9% (347)
FT%: 71.6% (152)
3P%: 29.8% (328)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 81.4 (347)
Rebounds: 24.9 (214)
Assists: 18.7 (352)
FG%: 47.5% (344)
FT%: 69.3% (114)
3P%: 35.8% (317)