Anthony Mathis tied his profession-excessive 25 factors, together with a profession-greatest seven three-pointers, serving to New Mexico to a seventy eight-sixty three win Wednesday over Utah State.
The Aggies (14-thirteen, 7-7 Mountain West) acquired a profession recreation out of Sam Merrill, who completed with 33 factors and 7 three-pointers.
However the Lobos (thirteen-14, eight-6) had much more assist as Makuach Maluach had sixteen factors and Chris McNeal and Sam Logwood added 10 apiece.
Koby McEwen, who solely performed 24 minutes due to foul points, was the one different Utah State participant in double figures with 10.
Mathis scored New Mexico’s final eleven factors of the primary half, forming the majority of a 14-7 run that gave the Lobos a 36-34 lead at halftime.
Utah State scored the primary eight factors of the second half, however the Aggies hit the skids halfway, going eight:36 with no subject aim in a 17-2 New Mexico run that put the Lobos up sixty three-fifty two. Mathis had one other three three-pointers in the course of the surge.
The win strikes New Mexico right into a 4-means digital tie for…