Air Force vs New Mexico

New Mexico 79, Air Force 64


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
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
Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
San Diego St16-228-1041
Fresno St.13-525-1066
Boise St.11-720-12101
New Mexico10-817-15141
Colorado St.8-1018-16181
Utah St.7-1116-15153
Air Force5-1314-18226
San Jose St.4-149-22301
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