Roman Martinez scored 15 points, including a tie-breaking 3-pointer late in overtime to put No. 15 New Mexico up for good in a 68-65 win over Utah on Saturday night, the Lobos' ninth straight victory.
Dairese Gary scored 19 and Darington Hobson finished with 11 assists, 10 rebounds and eight points for the Lobos (23-3, 9-2 Mountain West).
New Mexico led most of the game but couldn't put away from the Utes (11-13, 4-6) until overtime. It was only the Lobos' second win in their last 21 visits to Utah.
Marshall Henderson scored 21 and Carlon Brown had 18 points for Utah, including a 3-pointer to tie it at 60 with about 2 seconds left in regulation.