Tshilidzi Nephawe had 22 points and eight rebounds to lead New Mexico State to a 92-77 win over host Seattle University on Saturday night in a Western Athletic Conference basketball game.

New Mexico State (18-8, 7-3 WAC) took a 45-36 lead at halftime and pulled away in the second half.

Isiah Umipig scored 24 points on 8-of-15 shooting to lead Seattle University (11-11, 3-6), and D’Vonne Pickett Jr. added 18 points.

Jack Crook had nine points and 10 rebounds for the Redhawks.

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New Mexico State was remarkable from the field, going 34 of 59 (57.6 percent).

From sports-information reports.