North Carolina (5-1) vs. Oregon (6-1)
Battle 4 Atlantis , Imperial Arena at Atlantis Resort, Nassau, Bahamas; Friday, 11:30 a.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: North Carolina and Oregon are set to...
Gonzaga (7-0) vs. Oregon (6-0)
Battle 4 Atlantis , Imperial Arena at Atlantis Resort, Nassau, Bahamas; Thursday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Gonzaga and Oregon are set to collide in the...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Anthony Mathis had another big shooting night to help No. 11 Oregon get another big win.
Mathis shot 5 for 9 on 3-pointers to finish with 18 points and the Ducks followed...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Anthony Mathis was on target against Boise State, and so were most of his Oregon teammates.
Mathis scored a career-high 30 points as the No. 15 Ducks beat Boise State...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's roster is almost completely made over from last season's Sweet 16 team.
As the No. 15 Ducks' most experienced player, Payton Pritchard stepped up Tuesday night....
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sam Merrill had 23 points as Utah State beat New Mexico 91-83 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament on Thursday night.
No. 7 seed New Mexico (14-17, 8-11) vs. No. 2 seed Utah State (25-6, 15-3)
Mountain West Conference Tournament Quarterfinals, Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas; Thursday, 8 p.m....
No. 10 seed Wyoming (8-23, 4-14) vs. No. 7 seed New Mexico (13-17, 7-11)
Mountain West Conference Tournament First Round, Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas; Wednesday, 3:30 p.m....
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Makuach Maluach had his first career double-double with a season-high 23 points and a career-high 10 rebounds as New Mexico dominated the boards Saturday night and beat...
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Neemias Queta had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Utah State topped New Mexico 71-55 on Wednesday night.
Queta made 10 of 12 shots. He added four assists and three...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Anthony Mathis scored 17 points, including three 3-pointers in a 22-6 run to start the second half, as New Mexico overcame an early-double deficit Tuesday night to beat San Diego State 83-70.
Keith McGee scored a career-high 19 points for the Lobos (10-12, 4-6 Mountain West) and Mathis scored all of his points in the second half as New Mexico won just its third conference home game.
Jalen McDaniels had 25 points for the Aztecs (13-9, 5-4) and Devin Watson added 13.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Perhaps Utah State's Abel Porter was destined to hit the game-winning 3-pointer Saturday against New Mexico.
"He's paid his dues," Aggies coach Craig Smith said. "And he just got a scholarship this week. Isn't that crazy? So it's been a big week for Able Porter."
His shot with 1.8 seconds left and just as the shot clock expired gave Utah State a 68-66 win.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Abel Porter's 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds left and just as the shot clock expired gave Utah State a 68-66 win Saturday over New Mexico.
With the Lobos (9-11, 3-5 Mountain West) leading 66-65, Anthony Mathis was called for a controversial backcourt violation with 31 seconds left.
The Aggies (15-5, 5-2) ran the clock down then Sam Merrill got caught on the outside and he forced a low pass to Porter, who scooped it up and fired for the game-winner.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Led by Carlton Bragg's 16 points, six New Mexico players reached double figures as the Lobos pummeled Wyoming 83-53 on Saturday.
Vance Jackson added a double-double for New Mexico (9-9, 3-3 Mountain West) with 13 points and 10 rebounds, while reserve Keith McGee had a career-high 14 and Anthony Mathis had 12 points with eight rebounds.
The Cowboys (4-14, 0-5) got 12 from Justin James and 10 from A.J. Banks.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Hyron Edwards scored a career-high 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Colorado State rolled to a 91-76 victory over New Mexico on Saturday.
Nico Carvacho finished with 16 points and eight rebounds for the Rams (7-10, 2-2 Mountain West Conference), while freshman Adam Thistlewood hit four 3-pointers and scored 16. J.D. Paige pitched in with 14 points and six assists and Logan Ryan scored 12 on 4-of-4 shooting from both the floor and free-throw line.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico coach Paul Weir did his best to get the Lobos to focus on playing their game against undefeated and sixth-ranked Nevada.
"I actually gave them a quote (Friday) and a quote (Saturday) in the locker room from Gregg Popovich after the Spurs beat the Raptors," Weir said of the San Antonio head coach. "It's not about who we're playing. It's not about anything, it's just about us executing and competing. And that's all we talked about for two days."
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Anthony Mathis scored 17 points and went 4 for 4 from the free-throw line in the final minute as New Mexico held on to defeat Air Force 65-58 in a Mountain West opener on Wednesday night.
Vance Jackson added 14 points and six rebounds, and Makuach Maluach had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Lobos (7-6).
Lavelle Scottie scored 20 points and Ryan Swan added 14 points with 11 rebounds to lead Air Force (5-8).
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Penn's inside duo of A.J. Brodeur and Michael Wang dominated the paint against New Mexico, finishing with 20 and 19 points respectively in a 75-65 win on Saturday.
Anthony Mathis, Corey Manigault and Carlton Bragg each scored 13 to lead the Lobos (5-6). But Mathis missed all of five of his second-half shots.
The story, however, was the Quakers ability to consistently pound the ball into Brodeur and Wang, who each also grabbed nine rebounds.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Led by 14 points each from Jorden Duffy and Roosevelt Smart, North Texas never trailed Tuesday night in beating New Mexico 74-65.
The Mean Green (11-1) beat the Lobos (5-5) at their own game, slicing through the press and driving the lane at will to consistently create easy baskets.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Makuach Maluach scored 22 points and Anthony Mathis shook off a shooting slump to make two late 3-pointers, helping New Mexico to hold off Central Arkansas 82-70 on Saturday, ending a three-game skid.
Carlton Bragg, in his Lobos debut, finished with 16 and Mathis had 13 for New Mexico (5-4).
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Colorado's Tyler Bey had his second straight double-double to help the Buffaloes to a 78-75 comeback win over New Mexico on Tuesday for their sixth straight win.
Anthony Mathis scored 23 to lead the Lobos, but he fouled out with 5.8 seconds left to deprive New Mexico of its best 3-point shooter.
Bey finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds and Lucas Siewert had 12 points, including the final two points from the line.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Anthony Mathis made a career-high tying seven 3-pointers and scored a season-best 23 points to help New Mexico beat Bradley 85-75 on Saturday night in the Missouri Valley-Mountain West Challenge.
Corey Manigault had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Dane Kuiper scored 15 on 6-of-10 shooting for New Mexico (4-1).
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Anthony Mathis hit all four of his 3-pointers in the second half to spark New Mexico to an 84-78, comeback victory over UTEP on Saturday.
Mathis finished with 18 points, 16 in the second half, and Vance Jackson came off the bench to add 12, nine in the second half, for the Lobos (3-1), while Makuach Maluach had 13 points before fouling out.
Evan Gilyard scored 22 for UTEP (2-3) and Paul Thomas added 16 before fouling out with 7:47 left.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A.J. Harris scored a career-high 31 points and went 9-of-11 from the field and New Mexico State held off a late New Mexico rally to win 98-94 on Saturday.
Terrell Brown added 20 for the Aggies (3-1).
Vance Jackson had 27, Anthony Mathis 22 and Corey Manigault 20 for the Lobos (2-1).
But that wasn't enough to overcome New Mexico State's hot shooting as the Aggies went 30-for 53 from the field and 12-of-23 on 3-pointers. Harris hit all six of 3-pointers.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Vance Jackson had 18 points and 12 rebounds and Corey Manigault added 20 points and 10 boards to propel New Mexico to a 90-83 win Tuesday in its home opener against Iona.
Asante Gist scored 19 for the Gaels (1-1) and E.J. Crawford added 15. New Mexico (2-0) also got 14 from Anthony Mathis.
Manigault's steal and highlight reel dunk in the midst of an 11-2 New Mexico second-half run helped turn a 72-67 deficit into a 75-72 lead and control of the game with 6:05 left.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joe Furstinger scored 15 of his career-high 23 points in the second half and grabbed nine rebounds to help New Mexico beat Wyoming 85-75 on Thursday night in the Mountain West Conference Tournament.
Troy Simons had 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting and Antino Jackson scored 11 for third-seeded New Mexico.
The Lobos (17-14) will play No. 7 seed Utah State, which knocked off second-seeded Boise State, in the semifinals on Friday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Troy Simons swished all six of his foul shots in overtime and Anthony Mathis 23 points to lead New Mexico to a 95-86 win Saturday over Fresno State.
The only shot Mathis, who sank five 3-pointers, missed came at the buzzer of regulation.
Jahmel Taylor, who had 23 points, fueled a frenetic Bulldogs comeback, hitting four 3s in the final 4:24, including the shot that forced overtime with 18.1 seconds left.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Joe Furstinger scored 22 points and led seven New Mexico players in double-digit scoring and the Lobos throttled faltering Colorado state 108-87 on Wednesday and topped the century mark for the sixth time this season.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Makuach Maluach's 3-pointer with 17.5 seconds put New Mexico up for good and three UNLV shots in the closing seconds bounced on and around the rim, but none fell as the Lobos held on for a 91-90 win Sunday.
Jordan Johnson scored 25 points to equal a career high for the Rebels, and he added nine assists and six rebounds.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Anthony Mathis equaled a career-high with 25 points, including a career-best seven 3-pointers, helping New Mexico to a 78-63 win Wednesday night over Utah State.
The Aggies (14-13, 7-7 Mountain West) got a career game out of Sam Merrill, who finished with 33 points and seven 3-pointers.
"It's a shame to spoil an offensive night like Sam Merrill had," Utah State coach Tim Duryea said. "He was phenomenal shooting the basketball."
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Anthony Mathis tied his career-high 25 points, including a career-best seven 3-pointers, helping New Mexico to a 78-63 win Wednesday over Utah State.
The Aggies (14-13, 7-7 Mountain West) got a career game out of Sam Merrill, who finished with 33 points and seven 3-pointers.
But the Lobos (13-14, 8-6) had a lot more help as Makuach Maluach had 16 points and Chris McNeal and Sam Logwood added 10 apiece.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Chandler Hutchison made a layup with 16 seconds remaining to put Boise State up for the first time in the second half and the Broncos beat New Mexico 73-71 on Tuesday night.
Hutchison finished with 23 points, including 15 in the second half, as Boise State (20-4, 10-2 Mountain West) came back from a 13-point deficit. Chris Sengfelder led the Broncos with 24 points.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sam Logwood scored the Lobos' final six points and New Mexico denied San Jose State its first Mountain West Conference win this season, beating the Spartans 71-68 on Saturday.
Logwood's basket with 3:50 to go gave the Lobos the lead for good at 64-62. He added another basket and four more free throws in the final 1:49.
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Koby McEwen set career highs with 31 points and 13 rebounds, Sam Merrill added 18 points, and Utah State held off New Mexico 89-80 on Wednesday night to win its third straight.
Dwayne Brown Jr. and Quinn Taylor scored 15 points apiece and the Aggies (13-11, 6-5 Mountain West Conference) shot 56.4 percent from the floor. McEwen had a career-high six of Utah State's 13 3-pointers.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Antino Jackson had his first double-double for New Mexico, leading four teammates in double figures and helping the Lobos beat Colorado State 80-65 on Saturday night.
Jackson had 12 points and 11 assists, while Anthony Mathis, Joe Furstinger and Troy Simons each had 13 points for New Mexico (11-11, 6-3 Mountain West), which won its third straight game.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Antino Jackson scored five key points in the closing moments, including the go-ahead jumper with 22 seconds left, to lift New Mexico to a 79-75 victory Saturday over San Diego State.
The Lobos finished the game with a 13-2 run over the final five minutes to erase a 73-66 deficit for four wins in their last five games.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Anthony Mathis scored 14 points, including a 4-point play and a 3-pointer in the final 77 seconds, to help New Mexico rally from a late 11-point deficit and beat UNLV 85-81 on Wednesday night for its first road win of the season.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Antino Jackson had a career-high 20 points and Joe Furstinger added a double-double as New Mexico overcame a sloppy performance to beat Wyoming 75-66 Wednesday night.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Caleb Martin poured in 24 points, scored on successive possessions in the last two minutes and Lindsey Drew swatted away a potential game-tying shot with two seconds to go as Nevada held off New Mexico 77-74 on Saturday.
Jordan Caroline added 21 points and 10 rebounds, his 20th double-double, for the Wolf Pack (13-3, 2-0 Mountain West), Drew scored 13. Nevada is 19-1 in games where Caroline double-doubles.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Zach Lofton scored 22 points for New Mexico State and two potential tying shots hit rim and bounced away in the closing five seconds for New Mexico as the Aggies came away with a 65-62 win Saturday night.
"It wasn't a pretty game," New Mexico State coach Chris Jans said. "It was a toughness win. And hopefully next time we're in that situation, we'll be talking about this game."
A.J. Harris added 12 points for New Mexico State (7-2).