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NM State beats KU on late FT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. —Crystal Boyd scored 25 points to lead New Mexico State to a 61-60 upset of No. 21 Kansas on Sunday.

The Aggies (10-4) beat a ranked team for the first time since knocking off No. 22 Houston at home five years ago to the day.

Boyd, limited to 10 minutes in the second half due to foul trouble, hit one of two free throws with 0.8 seconds left.

Kansas (10-3) trailed by seven with 11:36 left, but Danielle McCray scored six of her 16 points to help Kansas regain the lead with 5:28 to play. There were three ties and three lead changes in the last 3:51. The loss snapped KU's seven-game winning streak.

Krysten Boogaard tallied her second double-double of the season for KU with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Kansas opens conference play at Kansas State on Saturday at 11 a.m.

KANSAS (10-3): Sutherland 2-11 0-0 4, Boogaard 4-7 7-10 15, McCray 6-17 2-6 16, Morris 5-10 0-0 10, Goodrich 2-10 0-0 4, Jacobs 0-0 0-0 0, Engelman 1-1 1-3 3, Brown 3-3 0-0 8, Smith 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 23-60 10-19 60.

NEW MEXICO ST. (10-4): Wampler 3-9 0-1 6, Lowe 5-12 5-7 16, Corbett 2-7 2-2 6, Spence 2-5 2-2 6, Boyd 8-14 6-8 25, Ekweozor 0-1 0-0 0, Magazzeni 0-0 0-0 0, Sanchez 0-0 0-0 0, Soto 0-3 0-0 0, Fletcher 0-2 0-0 0, Rosen 1-3 0-0 2, Rozendaal 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-56 15-20 61.

Halftime—Tied 34-34. 3-Point Goals—Kansas 4-11 (Brown 2-2, McCray 2-7, Goodrich 0-1, Smith 0-1), New Mexico St. 4-14 (Boyd 3-5, Lowe 1-4, Spence 0-2, Corbett 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—K ansas 47 (Sutherland 11), New Mexico St. 33 (Boyd 8). Assists—Kansas 8 (Goodrich 5), New Mexico St. 7 (Corbett, Lowe, Soto 2). Total Fouls—Kansas 16, New Mexico St. 17. A—1,388.

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