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Niagara rallies, beats New Mexico State 86-83
NIAGARA 86, NEW MEXICO ST 83
NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) -- Juan'Ya Green scored 28 points, Antoine
Mason added 19 and Scooter Gillette scored eight of his 10
points during a key second half run to help Niagara rally and
beat New Mexico State 86-83 Sunday.
New Mexico State (1-3) led 73-61 in the second half before Green
hit two 3-pointers and Gillette made a layup to close the gap to
Gillette's layup tied the game 78-all with 4:44 remaining and
his dunk with 2:22 capped a 23-5 run and gave Niagara an 84-78
Green had eight points during the run.
New Mexico State, which led 48-31 at halftime, closed the gap to
84-83 and Niagara (2-2) missed two layups and a dunk over the
final minute, but Daniel Mullings missed a layup of his own on
the Aggies' second-to-last possession.
Mason drained two free throws with nine seconds left to seal the
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