Paradise Jam - New Mexico Downs Illinois-Chicago 66-59 - Match Report
New Mexico got 23 points from Kendall Williams en route to a 66-59 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Friday at Sports and Fitness Center.
New Mexico won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 16.5-point spread.
Demetrius Walker had 13 points for New Mexico and Hugh Greenwood chipped in with 9 points. Hugh Greenwood had 4 assists for them, while Hugh Greenwood was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Illinois-Chicago got a 16-point performance from Hayden Humes, who was supported by 14 points from Gary Talton. Gary Talton had 4 assists in a losing cause for Illinois-Chicago, while Gary Talton grabbed 6 rebounds.
New Mexico led at halftime, 37-23.
New Mexico won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-32.