No. 25 New Mexico State beats Nevada 72-58
RENO, Nev. (AP) Cameron Bairstow scored 22 points to help No. 25 New Mexico to its fifth straight win, a 72-58 victory over Nevada on Sunday.
Kendall Williams added 11 points and 10 assists and Alex Kirk had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Lobos (24-5, 14-2 Mountain West), who remain tied for first place in the Mountain West Conference with No. 13 San Diego State.
The Lobos host Air Force on Wednesday before their regular season finale on Saturday at San Diego State.
Deonte Burton and Cole Huff had 15 points each for the Wolf Pack (13-16, 8-8), who held a 31-17 lead but were outscored 10-0 over the last 4:28 of the first half.
Huff’s baseline jumper tied the game at 49-all with 9:04 remaining but Cullen Neal followed a 3-pointer with two free throws and Hugh Greenwood made his first 3-pointer to give the Lobos a 57-49 lead with 6:41 left.