Air Force vs New Mexico

New Mexico 79, Air Force 64

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Demetrius Walker scored 13 of his 19 points during a 22-3 run in the first half that helped carry New Mexico to a 79-64 victory against Air Force in the Mountain West Conference tournament quarterfinals Thursday night.

No. 2 seed New Mexico (25-6), which shared the regular-season title with San Diego State, advances to Friday night's semifinals against the winner of Thursday's late game between Wyoming and No. 20 UNLV.

Drew Gordon scored 15, Kendall Williams 13 and Tony Snell 10 for New Mexico. Michael Lyons had 17 for seventh-seeded Air Force (13-16), while Kyle Green scored 14 and Todd Fletcher 12.

Air Force, which lost to New Mexico by 39 and 30 points in the regular season, led 15-14 before the Lobos went on their big run. Walker hit two 3-pointers, converted a three-point play and made four other free throws.

New Mexico made 31 of 37 free throws.

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Air Force Falcons
M. Fitzgerald, F242-31-24246
J. Hammonds, F103-30-01046
T. Broekhuis, C322-50-06124
M. Lyons, G404-147-1030117
T. Fletcher, G284-54-502212
K. Green255-82-410514
S. Hempsey120-10-00220
K. Williams91-41-12123
M. Yon80-00-00110
C. Kammerer60-00-02120
D. Earls41-10-00112
M. Olesinski20-00-00010
Totals 22-4415-2222112764
 50%68.2% 
New Mexico Lobos
D. Gordon, F243-69-1170315
A. Hardeman, F171-10-01242
K. Williams, G355-92-215113
H. Greenwood, G302-62-27227
T. Snell, G233-102-220210
C. Bairstow220-06-84036
D. Walker175-66-840419
J. Fenton140-24-40134
P. McDonald131-30-02113
C. Adams40-00-01000
D. Dunning10-00-00000
Totals 20-4331-3729112379
 46.5%83.8% 
Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
San Diego St14-427-926
Boise St.14-425-940
Colorado St.13-527-729
Wyoming11-725-1071
Utah St.11-718-13144
Fresno St.10-814-17183
UNLV8-1018-15114
New Mexico7-1115-16172
Air Force6-1214-17240
Nevada5-139-22306
San Jose St.0-182-28336
 
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