No. 10 New Mexico 72, Colorado St. 66

BY foxsports • February 24, 2010

Dairese Gary scored 23 points, Roman Martinez had 17 and No. 10 New Mexico held on to beat Colorado State 72-66 on Tuesday night for its 12th consecutive victory.

Darington Hobson had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Phillip McDonald added 10 points for the Lobos (26-3, 12-2 Mountain West), who matched a conference record for longest winning streak. Utah won 12 straight in 2004-05.

Adam Nigon scored a career-high 23 points for Colorado State (15-12, 6-7) but the Rams couldn't avoid their third straight loss overall and seventh in a row to New Mexico.

Andy Ogide added 12 points and Dorian Green had 11 for the Rams, who lost to a ranked opponent for the 10th consecutive time in a streak dating to 2004.

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