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Williams scores 18 as New Mexico cruises 65-49
Saturday, Feb 4, 2012

BOISE, Idaho (AP)—Kendall Williams scored 18 points and Tony Snell added 13 to lead New Mexico to a 65-49 victory over Boise State on Saturday.

Hugh Greenwood added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Lobos (19-4, 5-2 Mountain West), who have won four consecutive games.

Kenny Buckner scored 11 points for Boise State (10-12, 0-7), which has lost a school-record eight straight.

New Mexico began pulling away when it rolled off 13 consecutive points to take a 23-12 lead with 7:39 left in the first half. Phillip McDonald hit two 3-pointers during the surge and Snell capped it off with a ferocious dunk.

The Broncos trailed 32-27 early in the second half before the Lobos used a 13-3 surge to build the lead to 15 points. Greenwood and Snell hit back-to-back 3-pointers to cap the run.

Tre’ Nichols added 10 for Boise State, which shot just 31.1 percent from the field.

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 Top Performers
 New Mexico
Kendall Williams Kendall Williams
7-10,  18 Pts
2 Rebs, 4 Assists
 Boise St.
Kenny Buckner Kenny Buckner
4-8,  11 Pts
8 Rebs, 2 Assists

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