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New Mexico Lobos (15-16)


Sat. 2/21 Tue. 2/24 Sat. 2/28 Sat. 3/7 Wed. 3/11
vs. UNLV 
L 68-76
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@ Boise 
L 65-76
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@ Fres 
L 55-59
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vs. Wyo 
W 52-49
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vs. AF 
L 61-68
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Air Force tops New Mexico 68-61 in Mountain West opener

LAS VEGAS (AP) Zach Kocur scored 20 points with four 3-pointers and No. 9 seed Air Force beat eighth-seeded New Mexico 68-61 in opening game of the Mountain West tournament on Wednesday.

New Mexico allowed the Falcons (14-16) to wind down the shot clock with a five-point lead in the final minute and Trevor Lyons' 18-foot jumper with 38 seconds left gave Air Force a 66-59 lead. The Academy held on from there to advance to a quarterfinals matchup with top-seeded Boise State on Thursday.

Air Force took control late with a 9-0 run to lead 58-53 on Kocur's 3-pointer with 3:55 left. Lyons finished with 10 points, five assists and five steals.

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Leaders
Points: D. Delaney11.7
Rebounds: O. Aget5.4
Assists: H. Greenwood3.3
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: No qualifiers
3P%: H. Greenwood34.1%
Steals: H. Greenwood1.5
Blocks: O. Aget1.4
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-1
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin36-4
4 Duke35-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-3
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke35-4
2 Wisconsin36-4
3 Kentucky38-1
4 Arizona34-4
5 Notre Dame32-6
6 Gonzaga35-3
7 Michigan State27-12
8 Virginia30-4
9 Villanova33-3
10 Louisville27-9
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Mountain West Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
San Diego State 14-4 27-9
Boise State 14-4 25-9
Colorado State 13-5 27-7
Wyoming 11-7 25-10
Utah State 11-7 18-13
Fresno State 10-8 15-17
UNLV 8-10 18-15
New Mexico 7-11 15-16
Air Force 6-12 14-17
Nevada 5-13 9-22
San Jose State 0-18 2-28
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 62.0 (302)
Rebounds: 10.7 (172)
Assists: 12.8 (160)
FG%: 43.2% (196)
FT%: 65.8% (291)
3P%: 30.8% (310)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 60.2 (31)
Rebounds: 24.2 (126)
Assists: 12.4 (196)
FG%: 40.2% (55)
FT%: 70.3% (246)
3P%: 31.4% (42)
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