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Dixie State visits New Mexico State after Allen’s 24-point game

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Dixie State Trailblazers (12-13, 5-7 WAC) at New Mexico State Aggies (21-4, 9-2 WAC)

Las Cruces, New Mexico; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: New Mexico State hosts the Dixie State Trailblazers after Teddy Allen scored 24 points in New Mexico State’s 72-68 loss to the Utah Valley Wolverines.

The Aggies are 11-1 at home. New Mexico State is eighth in the WAC with 13.3 assists per game, led by Jabari Rice with an average of 3.3.

The Trailblazers are 5-7 in WAC play. Dixie State is fourth in the WAC with 10.0 offensive rebounds per game led by Dancell Leter averaging 2.0.

The teams are meeting for the second time this season in WAC play. The Aggies won the final game 77-69 on Feb. 11. Allen scored 20 points to help lead the Aggies to victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Allen is shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc with 2.2 3-pointers per game for the Aggies, averaging 19.8 points and 7.2 rebounds. Rice is shooting 38.9 percent and averaging 11.2 points over the last 10 games for New Mexico State.

Frank Staine is shooting 31.9 percent from beyond the arc with 1.2 3-pointers per game for the Trailblazers, averaging 8.4 points. Hunter Schofield is averaging 15.8 points and 7.1 rebounds over Dixie State’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Aggies: 8-2, averaged 71.6 points, 36.8 rebounds, 12.8 assists, 3.5 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.8 percent from the field . Their opponents are averaging 64.5 points per game.

Trailblazers: 5-5, averaged 68.8 points, 34.7 rebounds, 14.1 assists, 7.3 steals and 2.6 blocks per game while shooting 40.1 percent from the field. Their opponents average 72.3 points.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.