Hardy puts up 14, UTEP takes down New Mexico State 67-64

Nov 12, 2022, 7:33 AM | Updated: 9:41 pm

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Tae Hardy’s 14 points helped UTEP defeat New Mexico State 67-64 on Saturday.

Hardy shot 5 for 12 (2 for 6 from 3-point range) and 2 of 5 from the free throw line for the Miners (1-1). Ze’Rik Onyema added 13 points while finishing 6 of 8 from the floor, and he also had seven rebounds. Mario McKinney Jr. went 5 of 10 from the field to finish with 10 points.

Xavier Pinson led the Aggies (1-1) in scoring, finishing with 20 points, four assists and two steals. Deshawndre Washington added 18 points and 12 rebounds for New Mexico State. In addition, Issa Muhammad finished with eight points.

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UTEP plays Tuesday against Sul Ross State at home, while New Mexico State visits New Mexico on Saturday.

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