Idaho State vs New Mexico

New Mexico 65, Idaho St. 41


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico used a balanced scoring attack and a dominating rebounding performance Wednesday night to defeat Idaho State 65-41.

A.J. Hardeman and Demetrius Walker scored nine points each for the Lobos (5-2); Drew Gordon equaled a season-high with 13 rebounds and added eight points; Jamal Fenton also had eight points; and Hugh Greenwood and Kendall Williams had seven each.

Melvin Morgan scored 23 for Idaho State (1-5), but no other Bengal had more than five points.

The Lobos outrebounded the Bengals 51-28, including a 22-9 on the offensive glass which led to a 26-8 advantage in second-chance points. That inside dominance also helped New Mexico outscore Idaho State 30-12 on points in the paint.

Although the Lobos went just 12 for 24 from the free-throw line, the Bengals were just 2 for 4.

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New Mexico (5-2) «353065

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Idaho State Bengals
A. Moreira, F362-80-09034
D. Kostur, F171-20-03042
M. Morgan, G378-190-011023
C. Grabau, G281-40-02432
A. Hatchett, G190-31-22021
G. Swanson252-81-25045
K. McGowen161-60-01032
S. Baldwin91-20-01112
V. Banipal60-10-01000
N. Mason60-10-00000
B. Glanz10-00-00000
Totals 16-542-42862041
New Mexico Lobos
D. Gordon, F294-80-413128
A. Hardeman, F243-53-45129
T. Snell, F201-53-31105
K. Williams, G262-73-54617
H. Greenwood, G223-60-03147
C. Bairstow192-40-05104
J. Fenton183-70-22118
D. Walker163-73-62109
P. McDonald132-60-04016
C. Adams81-30-02102
D. Dunning50-00-01000
Totals 24-5812-2451141165
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
North Dakota14-422-10144
E. Wash.13-522-12148
Weber St.12-620-14185
Montana St.11-716-16254
Sac. State9-913-18293
Portland St.7-1115-16268
N. Colo.7-1111-18287
N. Arizona6-129-23335
Idaho St.3-156-26340
So. Utah3-156-27341

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Colorado St.13-524-1266
Boise St.12-620-1272
Fresno St.11-720-1376
New Mexico10-817-1486
San Diego St9-919-1498
San Jose St.7-1114-16191
Utah St.7-1114-17181
Air Force4-1412-21251
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DUQ 69
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