Paradise Jam - New Mexico vs Connecticut Wrap - New Mexico Wins 66-60
New Mexico grabbed a 66-60 win over Connecticut on Monday, behind a 15-point effort from Kendall Williams at Sports and Fitness Center.
New Mexico won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as favorites.
New Mexico got 12 points from Hugh Greenwood and another 11 points from Tony Snell. Kendall Williams contributed 5 assists, while Hugh Greenwood cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Connecticut got 23 points from Shabazz Napier in a losing cause and another 12 points from Ryan Boatright. Shabazz Napier contributed 4 assists for them, while Omar Calhoun had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Mexico were victorious, as the score was 30-27 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Mexico as they grabbed 33 boards, while Connecticut only had 25.