New Mexico's Hugh Greenwood scored 14 straight points to open the second half en route to a career-high 22-point outburst as the Lobos knocked off Air Force 86-56. The win propels New Mexico to 23-6 and 9-4 in the Mountain West, while Air Force drops to 13-14 overall and 3-10 in conference.
The Falcons had no answer for Greenwood and teammate Drew Gordon. Gordon shot 8-of-9 from the field and finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Senior guard Phillip McDonald came off the bench to add 13 points for the Lobos.
Center Taylor Broekhuis scored 11 and was the only Air Force player to reach double-figures. The Falcons struggled shooting the ball night, finishing just 19-of-52 (36.5 percent) from the field. Air Force also got pounded on the boards. New Mexico out-rebounded the Falcons 43-28.
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