Game Thread: New Mexico @ New Mexico State

Kendall WIlliams (left) of the New Mexico Lobos - Ethan Miller

MW Connection is at the Pan American Center in Las Cruces, N.M. to provide live game thread coverage as the New Mexico Lobos (No. 16 AP | No. 17 Coaches) take on in-state rival the New Mexico St. Aggies in the return game of their annual two-game Rio Grande Rivalry series.

The Rio Grande Rivalry, basketball edition, concludes tonight in Las Cruces, N.M. and MW Connection is there to help you follow along.

The New Mexico Lobos (10-0, ranked No. 16 AP, No. 17 Coaches) vs. the New Mexico St. Aggies (5-5)

TV: Aggievision (online and thru Comcast New Mexico) | Altitude (Ch. 681 DirecTV, Ch. 410 Dish)

Conferences: UNM – Mountain West Conference | NMSU – Western Athletic Conference

Colors: UNM – Cherry & Silver | NMSU – Crimson & White

Last meeting: Dec. 15, 2012 | UNM 73, NMSU 58

Series: 210th meeting | UNM leads 114-95 | NMSU leads in Las Cruces 58-42

No. 16/17 New Mexico (11-0) | Head coach: Steve Alford (Indiana, 1986)

Current streak: Won 11

Last 5: 5-0

Overtime: 1-0

Road record: 1-0

Projected starting line up

G

3

Hugh Greenwood

Hobart, Australia

Soph.

G

10

Kendall Williams

Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

Junior.

G

21

Tony Snell

Riverside, Calif.

Junior.

F

4

Chad Adams

Albuquerque, N.M.

Senior

F

53

Alex Kirk

Los Alamos, N.M.

RS-Soph.

Top reserves

F

2

Cameron Bairstow

Brisbane, Australia

Soph.

G

13

Jamal Fenton

Houston, Texas

Senior

G

40

Demetrius Walker

Fontana, Calif.

Junior

Statistical leaders

PPG

Kendall Williams

13.4

REB

Alex Kirk

8.0

AST

Kendall Williams

5.4

FG%

Chad Adams

54.1

FT%

Chad Adams

88.9

3PT%

Chad Adams

58.3

BLK

Alex Kirk

1.3

STL

Jamal Fenton

1.3

New Mexico State (5-5) | Head coach: Marvin Menzies (UCLA, 1987)

Current streak: Lost 1

Last 5: 3-2

Overtime: none

Home record: 4-0

Projected starters

G

12

K.C. Ross-Miller

Grand Prairie, Texas

Soph.

G

23

Daniel Mullings

Toronto, Ontario

Soph.

F

10

Bandja Sy

Cergy, France

Senior

F

45

Tyrone Watson

Hamilton, Ontario

Senior

C

2

Sim Bhullar

Toronto, Ontario

Fresh

Top reserves

F

3

Remi Berry

Paris, France

Soph.

F

25

Renaldo Dixon

Toronto, Ontario

Junior

G

14

Terrel de Rouen

Las Cruces, N.M.

Fresh.

Statistical leaders

PPG

Daniel Mullings

13.9

REB

Bandja Sy

6.0

AST

Tyrone Watson

2.6

FG%

Sim Bhullar

62.2

FT%

B.J. West

100.0

3PT%

Daniel Mullings

53.3

BLK

Sim Bhullar

1.4

STL

Daniel Mullings

1.8

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