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New Mexico defeats Air Force 86-56
Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP)—Drew Gordon scored 12 of New Mexico’s first 18 points and Hugh Greenwood opened the second half with 14 straight points as the Lobos defeated Air Force 86-56 on Wednesday night.

Greenwood finished with a game- and career-high 22 points with six rebounds, and Gordon had 17 points and 11 rebounds for New Mexico (23-6, 9-4 Mountain West), which ended a two-game losing streak.

Taylor Broekhuis scored 11 points to lead Air Force (13-14, 3-10).

The game was close for the first few minutes before New Mexico reeled off a 19-6 run to go up 21-9, and the lead never fell below double digits thereafter.

Greenwood hit four 3-pointers and a long jumper without a miss to start the second half as the Lobos stretched the lead to 54-29.

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 Top Performers
 Air Force
Taylor Broekhuis Taylor Broekhuis
4-7,  11 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists
 New Mexico
Hugh Greenwood Hugh Greenwood
7-9,  22 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists

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