New Mexico 81, Air Force 58

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 9:00 PM
Location - The Pit Arena, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Officials - Brad Gaston, Shawn Lehigh, Hal Lusk
Attendance - 15373

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Air Force 29 29 58
New Mexico 42 39 81

Recap


No. 16 New Mexico 81, Air Force 58:
Cameron Bairstow, Tony Snell and Alex Kirk scored 14 points apiece to lead five starters in double figures for the host Lobos.

Hugh Greenwood contributed 13 points and Kendall Williams had 11 points, six rebounds and seven assists for New Mexico (20-3, 7-1 MWC).

Mike Fitzgerald and Michael Lyons scored 16 points apiece to lead Air Force (14-7, 5-3), which had its five-game winning streak snapped.

The Lobos took a double-digit lead midway through the first half and extended it to as much as 16 points before taking a 42-29 advantage into the locker room. Four different players scored at least seven points for New Mexico during the first half.

Air Force got as close as six with 10:37 left, but an ensuing 9-3 run by the Lobos put them ahead by double digits for good.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Lobos have won 13 consecutive games against Air Force and 23 straight overall when leading at halftime. … New Mexico shot 48.1 percent from the floor to extend its winning streak to 18 games when shooting at least 40 percent. … Air Force came in shooting 39.4 from 3-point range, good for 17th in the nation, but shot 29.2 percent Wednesday.

Air Force Falcons

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Michael Lyons 33:00 8-17 0-4 0-0 1 3 4 1 2 0 4 0 16
Taylor Broekhuis 20:00 2-5 1-2 0-0 1 3 4 2 2 0 0 1 5
DeLovell Earls 14:00 2-3 1-2 0-0 0 3 3 1 2 0 1 1 5
Mike Fitzgerald 33:00 4-10 2-5 6-7 0 3 3 1 3 1 1 0 16
Todd Fletcher 29:00 2-9 1-6 1-2 1 1 2 6 5 3 1 0 6
Marek Olesinski 20:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 0 3
Kamryn Williams 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Justin Hammonds 11:00 0-0 0-0 2-4 0 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 2
Tre Coggins 14:00 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 3 3 0 3 0 1 0 2
Kyle Green 14:00 1-4 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 3
Cam Michael 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Max Yon 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-50 7-24 11-15 3 20 23 13 21 7 14 2 58
  40.0% 29.2% 73.3% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 14

New Mexico Lobos

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Cameron Bairstow 30:00 4-10 0-0 6-8 4 5 9 3 3 1 0 1 14
Alex Kirk 24:00 6-8 1-1 1-5 3 5 8 0 4 0 3 1 14
Hugh Greenwood 28:00 4-7 3-5 2-2 3 2 5 0 1 2 2 0 13
Kendall Williams 33:00 3-7 2-5 3-4 0 6 6 7 2 4 3 0 11
Tony Snell 26:00 5-9 3-7 1-2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 14
Chad Adams 19:00 1-2 0-0 1-2 0 3 3 0 1 1 1 0 3
Jamal Fenton 17:00 2-4 0-1 1-2 0 2 2 6 1 0 1 0 5
Demetrius Walker 12:00 1-4 0-1 1-2 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 3
Nick Banyard 8:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0
Cleveland Thomas 1:00 0-1 0-0 4-4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Kory Alford 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 26-54 9-20 20-31 12 25 37 21 15 8 11 2 81
  48.1% 45.0% 64.5% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 11