LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Sim Bhullar scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead a balanced offense as New Mexico State rolled by Grand Canyon 81-57 on Thursday.
Kevin Aronis and Daniel Mullings added 17 apiece and Tshilidzi Nephawe had 15 for New Mexico State (23-9, 12-4 Western Athletic Conference).
The Aggies closed the first half on a 12-2 run for a 38-27 halftime lead. New Mexico State kept the momentum rolling after the break, opening the second half on a 12-4 run to grab a 50-31 advantage. Grand Canyon (14-14, 9-6) trailed by double digits the rest of the way.
Bhullar was 10 of 13 from the field and had five assists. He also secured seven offensive rebounds as the Aggies out-rebounded Grand Canyon 51-31.
Killian Larson had 13 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Antelopes. Jeremy Adams tied his career high with 14 points and Jerome Garrison had 10.