Scores

Final

New Mexico 56

(12-8, 3-4 MW)

UNLV 67

(11-8, 5-2 MW)

    10:00 PM ET, January 28, 2006

    Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

    1 2 T
    UNM 31 2556
    UNLV 36 3167

    Top Performers

    New Mexico: M. Walters 11 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    UNLV: W. White 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    UNLV 67, New Mexico 56

    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Wendell White scored a career-high 16 points to lead UNLV over New Mexico 67-56 Saturday night.

    White, a junior guard, went 8-of-10 from the field and the Rebels (11-8, 5-2 Mountain West Conference) used a 12-0 run to pull away late.

    New Mexico (12-8, 3-4) did not score in the final 5:03.

    JoVan Adams had 13 points and six rebounds for UNLV, while Louis Amundson added 12 points and 8 rebounds. The Rebels out-rebounded New Mexico 35-24.

    After the Lobos took their first and only lead of the second half at 56-55 with 5:03 left, the Rebels took the lead for good on a White field goal with 4:23 left.

    Curtis Terry and Jason Petrumoulx both hit 3-pointers in the next 2:10 to pull away.

    David Chiotti led New Mexico with 13 points. Mark Walters added 11 points and 7 rebounds.

    UNLV shot 26-of-50 (52 percent), while the Lobos were 22-of-53 (42 percent).

    UNLVs bench outscored New Mexicos 24-10.

    The game remained close in the first half with neither team grabbing more than a five-point advantage.

    UNLV ended the half with an 11-4 run and led 37-32 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNM
    UNLV
    Points 56 67
    FG Made-Attempted 22-53 (.415) 26-50 (.520)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 6-15 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-10 (.700) 9-11 (.818)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 11

    2005-06 Season

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