New Mexico State visits UTEP following Muhammad’s 20-point performance

New Mexico State Aggies (1-0) at UTEP Miners (0-1)

El Paso, Texas; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: New Mexico State faces the UTEP Miners after Issa Muhammad scored 20 points in New Mexico State’s 101-52 victory over the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys.

UTEP finished 20-14 overall with a 12-7 record at home during the 2021-22 season. The Miners averaged 69.2 points per game last season, 12.1 from the free throw line and 22.8 from deep.

New Mexico State went 9-3 on the road and 27-7 overall a season ago. The Aggies averaged 5.0 steals, 4.1 blocks and 13.0 turnovers per game last season.


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