Posted January 31, 2013 on
Australia Day came last Saturday in the Land Down Under. But Wednesday was Australia Night in Laramie, Wyoming Wednesday night as New Mexico’s pair of Aussie ballers - Cameron Bairstow and Hugh Greenwood - both delivered career highs to lead the nationally-ranked Lobos over the Wyoming Cowboys 63-59 at the Arena-Auditorium before 5,376.
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New Mexico dropped in the polls earlier this week, but the No. 20 Lobos' confidence never wavered.
Cameron Bairstow scored 17 points as New Mexico rebounded from a loss to San Diego State last Saturday to beat Wyoming 63-59 on Wednesday night.
Hugh Greenwood added 13, including four in the last eight seconds, Kendall Williams 12 and Alex Kirk 10 for the Lobos (18-3, 5-1 Mountain...
New Mexico was humbled for one game, with an atrocious offensive performance leading to its first conference loss. But the Lobos bounced back with a gritty road win to maintain control atop the Mountain West Conference standings and now have a chance to keep rolling.
They appear to be on the right side of a mismatch on Saturday when they host Nevada, the conference's worst road...
Wyoming saw its chance to beat another top-25 team sail away on an errant full-court inbounds pass with 8 seconds left.
Trailing 61-59, Wyoming forward Leonard Washington launched the pass over everyone and out of bounds on the other side of the court. Hugh Greenwood, who had just put the Lobos ahead with a jumper, was fouled on their ensuing possession and sank two free throws...