2014 NCAA Tournament: New Mexico State’s 5 Most Important Players

New Mexico State's 5 Most Important Players in 2014 NCAA Tournament

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If you want to find an early bracket buster, look into the New Mexico State Aggies. This is a unique team that has tremendous talent, and it could find itself in the Sweet 16 if all of the stars align.

Here are the five most important players to know for the New Mexico State Aggies in the 2014 NCAA tournament.

5. K.C. Ross-Miller

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K.C. Ross-Miller

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With the second-most assists and steals on the Aggies, K.C. Ross-Miller is a vital part to this team's success.

4. Sim Bhullar

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4. Sim Bhullar

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At 7-foot-5, it would be impossible to leave Sim Bhullar off of this list. He averages 10.3 points per game, and Bhullar is obviously an important factor in the rebounding game.

3. Tshilidzi Nephawe

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3. Tshilidzi Nephawe

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He probably will have one of the most mispronounced names in the 2014 NCAA tournament, but Tshilidzi Nephawe should be taken very seriously. Not only is he the team leader in rebounds, but he averages 11.1 points per game.

2. DK Eldridge

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2. DK Eldridge

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DK Eldridge is able to do it all. Eldridge is not only the second-highest scorer on the team, but he has the third most assists. Whatever the team needs him to do, he will get it done.

1. Daniel Mullings

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1. Daniel Mullings

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Daniel Mullings is the leader of this Aggies team with an average of 16.8 points per game. You will hear his name often in the tournament if New Mexico State can continue to find ways to win.

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