Cowboys Lose 3rd Straight to NM Lobos [VIDEO]
This makes Saturdays game against CSU doubly important, even beyond the whole “border war” thing, Cowboys don’t want to be 2-6 in conference, or lose 4 in a row… Cameron Bairstow scored 17 points to lead No. 20 New Mexico over Wyoming 63-59 on Wednesday night to hand the Cowboys their third straight loss.
Hugh Greenwood added 13, Kendall Williams 12 and Alex Kirk 10 for the Lobos (18-3, 5-1 Mountain West).
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New Mexico has won 10 of its last 12 games against Wyoming and five of the last six in Laramie.
The Cowboys (15-5, 2-5) were led by Derrious Gilmore’s 15 points, all of which came on 3-pointers. Riley Grabau and Leonard Washington had 11 apiece. Wyoming hit 12-of-22 3-pointers in the game, but New Mexico dominated play in the paint — outscoring the Cowboys 28-12 inside and winning the boards 35-23.