Western Kentucky plays in CUSA Tournament against the New Mexico State

Wed, Mar 13, 2024
NCAAB News (AP)

Western Kentucky plays in CUSA Tournament against the New Mexico State

New Mexico State Aggies (13-18, 7-9 CUSA) vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (19-11, 8-8 CUSA)

Huntsville, Alabama; Thursday, 9 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Western Kentucky and New Mexico State meet in the CUSA Tournament.

The Hilltoppers' record in CUSA games is 8-8, and their record is 11-3 against non-conference opponents. Western Kentucky leads the CUSA with 27.3 defensive rebounds per game led by Brandon Newman averaging 4.9.

The Aggies are 7-9 in CUSA play. New Mexico State allows 71.9 points to opponents while being outscored by 4.3 points per game.

Western Kentucky makes 46.7% of its shots from the field this season, which is 4.9 percentage points higher than New Mexico State has allowed to its opponents (41.8%). New Mexico State averages 67.6 points per game, 7.4 fewer points than the 75.0 Western Kentucky allows.

TOP PERFORMERS: Babacar Faye is averaging 7.6 points and 5.7 rebounds for the Hilltoppers. Don McHenry is averaging 1.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Hilltoppers: 5-5, averaging 79.6 points, 38.2 rebounds, 12.6 assists, 6.3 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 74.8 points per game.

Aggies: 4-6, averaging 63.9 points, 31.2 rebounds, 10.1 assists, 4.6 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 42.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.3 points.

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