New Mexico 75, Boston College 57
Drew Gordon had 21 points and 11 rebounds for his third
double-double of the season, and New Mexico beat Boston College
75-57 Sunday in the consolation championship of the 76 Classic.
Gordon, a senior forward, was 9 of 14 overall and hit three
free-throw attempts for a season-high scoring output.
Tony Snell scored 13 points for New Mexico (4-2), which went
ahead by 19 points in first half. The Lobos won their final two
games of the tournament after losing to Santa Clara in overtime
Matt Humphrey and Lonnie Jackson each had 12 points to lead
Boston College (3-3).
New Mexico shot 56.9 percent and won the rebounding battle
Hugh Greenwood’s 3-point beat the halftime buzzer and gave the
Lobos a 41-25 lead. Boston College pulled within 62-54 courtesy of
a 10-0 run in the second half.