LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Ivan Aurrecoechea had 20 points as New Mexico State won its 13th consecutive game, beating Texas Rio Grande Valley 88-79 on Saturday.
Aurrecoechea shot 8 for 10 from the foul line. He added seven rebounds.
The Aggies improve to 2-0 against the Vaqueros this season. New Mexico State defeated Texas Rio Grande Valley 63-61 on Jan. 26. New Mexico State plays UMKC on the road on Thursday. Texas Rio Grande Valley matches up against Chicago State on the road on Thursday.
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