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New Mexico wins big in Vegas, beats UNLV, 68-56


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LAS VEGAS (AP) Kendall Williams poured in 29 points as New Mexico gained a measure of revenge in Las Vegas by knocking off UNLV, 68-56 Wednesday night.

New Mexico (20-5, 11-2) is in second place in the Mountain West Conference, a game behind San Diego State, which plays at New Mexico Saturday. The win avenged a 76-73 loss on Jan. 15 at The Pit.

Williams drilled a pair of 3-pointers to get the Lobos off to a fast start and finished the game shooting 11 of 17 from the floor and 4 of 7 from long range. Cameron Bairstow added 18 points and blocked five shots.

UNLV (17-9, 8-5) struggled from the field, connecting on just 19 of 60 field goal attempts (31.7 percent). Khem Birch scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Rebels, with Roscoe Smith and Bryce Dejean-Jones each adding 10 points.

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Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
San Diego St11-018-641
New Mexico7-314-9111
Boise St.7-416-883
Fresno St.6-415-8123
Nevada5-513-9116
Colorado St.5-513-10178
Wyoming5-712-13174
UNLV4-713-11132
Air Force3-812-12206
Utah St.3-811-11159
San Jose St.3-88-15297
 
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