Nmexico 24 44 68
Coloradost 27 39 66
Date of game: 1/25/2014

Recap: Colorado State vs. New Mexico

Fort Collins, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kendall Williams tallied 23 points and five assists as the New Mexico Lobos held off the Colorado State Rams for a 68-66 decision in a Mountain West Conference battle at Moby Arena.

Cameron Bairstow added 19 points and six rebounds for New Mexico (15-4, 6-1 MWC) as it picked up its third win in a row.

Daniel Bejarano paced the Rams (12-8, 3-4) with 21 points. Joe De Ciman chipped in 14 points while Jon Octeus contributed 12 points and four assists. J.J. Avila and Gerson Santo pulled down 12 and nine boards, respectively.

Colorado State took a 27-24 lead into the intermission despite connecting on only 28.1 percent of its field goal attempts including 4-of-13 from 3-point range in the opening 20 minutes of the contest. The Lobos missed all nine of their 3-point field goal tries in the first half.

New Mexico battled back by sinking 56.5 percent of its shots from the floor with a 7-of-11 clip from beyond the arc after halftime. The Rams shot just 37.5 percent from the field but converted 19-of-24 attempts at the free-throw line in the second stanza. Williams made a free throw with six seconds left to give the Lobos a 68-66 lead before Bejarano missed a potentially game-tying jumper at the buzzer.

The Rams missed nine of their 33 attempts at the charity stripe while UNM converted 15-of-18 free-throw tries in the contest.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Smith replaces Larson for Martinsville race

Regan Smith substituted for Kyle Larson in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet in Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway after Larson was sidelined due to additional medical tests following his fainting spell on Saturday.

Extra Points: Snyder and the Beltway radio wars

If contradiction was an Olympic sport, Chip Kelly would certainly be medal-worthy judging by his performance at the NFL's owners meeting but the Eagles coach might have to settle for silver because Daniel Snyder's critics will take the gold every time.

2015 PREVIEW NL EAST: It's the Nationals and everybody else

There isn't much after that. The Miami Marlins are loaded up for a playoff push -- likely through a wild card spot -- and the New York Mets are up-and- coming but still raw. The Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, former powerhouses of the division, are going through rebuilds and won't contend anytime soon.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.