No. 14/14 New Mexico Captures Mountain West Regular-Season Crown

March 2, 2013


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - New Mexico captured its fourth Mountain West regular-season title in five years on Saturday. The 14th-ranked Lobos clinched a share of the crown with a 53-42 win over Wyoming in the afternoon, then got a little help from Boise State, who defeated second-place Colorado State, 78-65, to give UNM the title outright. In other MW action, UNLV beat in-state rival Nevada, 80-63, while Fresno State topped Air Force, 56-41.

  • *NO. 14/14 NEW MEXICO 53, WYOMING 42
  • *UNLV 80, NEVADA 63
  • *BOISE STATE 78, COLORADO STATE 65
  • *FRESNO STATE 56, AIR FORCE 41

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No. 14/14 New Mexico 53, Wyoming 42
No. 14/14 New Mexico Clinches Mountain West Title
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Alex Kirk had 15 points and nine rebounds and No. 14 New Mexico clinched the Mountain West regular-season title with a 53-42 victory over Wyoming on Saturday. [READ MORE]
UNLV 80, Nevada 63
UNLV Tops Nevada, 80-63
RENO, Nev. - Mike Moser scored 20 points, all in the first half, as UNLV beat Nevada 80-63 on Saturday. [READ MORE]
Boise State 78, Colorado State 65
Marks' 38 Propel Broncos to Win over Rams
BOISE, Idaho - Derrick Marks scored 33 of his career-high 38 points in the second half to lead Boise State to a 78-65 victory over Colorado State on Saturday night. [READ MORE]
Fresno State 56, Air Force 41
Fresno State Defeats Air Force, 56-41
FRESNO, Calif. - Tyler Johnson scored 21 points, helping Fresno State pick up a 56-41 victory over Air Force on Saturday night. [READ MORE]

Coming Up in Mountain West Men's Basketball
Game Time TV/Webstream
TUESDAY, MARCH 5
*BOISE STATE at UNLV 7 p.m. PT TWCSN
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6
*NO. 14/14 NEW MEXICO at NEVADA 7:15 p.m. PT CBSSN
*COLORADO STATE at WYOMING 8 p.m. MT ROOT
*AIR FORCE at SAN DIEGO STATE 8:30 p.m. PT TWCSN
SATURDAY, MARCH 9
*SAN DIEGO STATE at BOISE STATE 1:30 p.m. MT NBCSN
*FRESNO STATE at UNLV 3 p.m. PT TWCSN
*NO. 14/14 NEW MEXICO at AIR FORCE 4 p.m. MT ALT
*NEVADA at COLORADO STATE 6:30 p.m. MT CBSSN
Legend
* - Mountain West game.
CAPS denotes Mountain West team.
Bold denotes home team.
Rankings listed according to Associated Press/USA Today Coaches' Top 25 polls.
All dates and times subject to change.
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