Ledes from the Land of Enchantment

Rice leads the state of New Mexico through the state of Chicago 78-61 |

LAS CRUCES, NM (AP) – Jabari Rice had 15 points and nine rebounds as New Mexico state won their seventh game in a row, defeating Chicago State 78-61 in Saturday’s Western Athletic Conference opener.

Teddy Allen and Marchelus Avery both scored 11 points for the Aggies (12-2).

Jahsean Corbett achieved a season high of 26 points for the Cougars (4-11, 0-2), whose losing streak reached four games. Brandon Betson achieved a season high of 23 points.

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