New Mexico 48, Wyoming 38

A.J. Hardeman scored five of his nine points to kick start a

13-2 run that propelled New Mexico to a 48-38 victory over Wyoming

on Saturday.

Kendall Williams led New Mexico (20-4, 6-2 Mountain West) with

10 points while Drew Gordon had 13 rebounds and Hardeman grabbed

eight.

Francisco Cruz scored 14 for the Cowboys (18-6, 4-4), who only

had four players score.

The teams combined to hit just 30 field goals and shot a

combined 31.6 percent from the field.

The game turned on the run that Hardeman started with the Lobos

trailing 25-21. Jamal Fenton’s deep 3-pointer at the 9:40 mark

capped the surge, leaving New Mexico with a 34-27 lead that it

would not relinquish the rest of the game.