EDINBURG, Texas -- Eli Chuha scored 10 points including a layup with eight seconds to go that gave New Mexico State a 63-61 edge over UT Rio Grande Valley on Saturday night.
The teams were tied 27-27 at the break and paced each other early in the second half. A dunk by Trevelin Queen midway through followed by an AJ Harris 3-pointer helped the Aggies (16-4, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference) take a 41-34 lead. The Vaqueros (10-12, 2-4) tied it up again at 61-61 with 13 seconds remaining and Chuha answered with the winning layup with eight seconds on the clock. Shunn Buchanan's steal as time expired sealed the win.
Harris and Ivan Aurrecoechea scored 12 points apiece for the Aggies, who have won five straight.
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