New Mexico 92, New Orleans 40

Drew Gordon had a double-double, leading six Lobos in double

figures as New Mexico opened its season with a 92-40 win over New

Orleans on Friday night.

Gordon finished with game highs of 14 points and 13


New Mexico (1-0) opened the game with a 9-0 run, holding the

Privateers (0-1) off until the 15:15 mark, when Antonio Wertz hit a

short jumper.

Lenny Harmon led New Orleans with 11 points.

For New Mexico, A. J. Hardeman and Cameron Bairstow each added

13 points, and three other Lobos had 12.

After extending its early lead to 19-4, New Mexico went on a

20-3 run, capped off by a 3-pointer from Jamal Fenton to go up

39-8. By halftime, the lead was 52-15.