LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Jabari Rice had 20 points as New Mexico State won its 16th straight game and clinced the Western Athletic Conference regular season championship, getting past Texas Rio Grande Valley 78-62 on Saturday night.
The Aggies improve to 2-0 against the Vaqueros for the season. New Mexico State defeated Texas Rio Grande Valley 67-62 on Jan. 25. New Mexico State plays Grand Canyon on the road on Thursday. Texas Rio Grande Valley takes on Cal State Bakersfield on the road on Thursday.
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