New Mexico beats Colorado State 67-61By ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Sports Writer Thursday, Mar 10, 2011
Drew Gordon had a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds and Kendall Williams, the league’s freshman of the year, led the Lobos (21-11) with 16 points.
No. 8 BYU is 29-1 against everybody else but 0-2 against New Mexico, which beat the Cougars 86-77 in Albuquerque and 82-64 last week in Provo, Utah, when BYU was without center Brandon Davies, who was suspended for violating the school’s honor code.
Despite Andy Ogide’s dominant performance—25 points and 11 rebounds—the fourth-seeded Rams (19-12) will have to hope for a NIT bid now.
Colorado State hasn’t won a conference tournament game since 2007.