Found March 17, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Kendall Williams
Kendall Williams is always a threat to go for 20 and 10, but he also isn't opposed to moving his bishop to F5. Williams, New Mexico's all-everything point guard, is a known chess enthusiast. After leading the Lobos to a victory over Long Beach State in the first round, he revealed that this March Madness business has put on hold a big match back in the Land of Enchanment. Williams has a running rivalry with a New Mexico graduate student, Daniel Cornish, with the players splitting two earlier matches, according to Yahoo! Sports. The rubber match has been put on...

New Mexico Wouldn’t Be Where They’re At Without Wyking Jones

First year assistant coach Wyking Jones will see a lot of familiar faces on Saturday night when the Cards take on the New Mexico Lobos in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Just a year ago, Jones was a member of Steve Alford’s staff in Albuquerque. Jones was an assistant coach and top recruiter for the Lobos from 2009-2011. In all honesty, Wyking Jones is somewhat responsible...

New Mexico holds off Long Beach State 75-68

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Kendall Williams scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and bottled up Long Beach State star Casper Ware defensively to help fifth-seeded New Mexico hold on for a 75-68 victory in the West Regional on Thursday. Drew Gordon added 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Lobos. With most of the 49ers' defensive efforts focused on slowing down Gordon, New...

New Mexico fights off Long Beach State

The expectation back in New Mexico is that this will finally be the year the Lobos get past the first weekend of the NCAA tournament. They barely got out of the second round Thursday. Kendall Williams scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and bottled up Long Beach State star Casper Ware defensively as fifth-seeded New Mexico held off the 49ers for a 75-68 win in the West...

Lobos survive 49ers, advance in NCAA

Sophomore guard Kendall Williams kept close watch on Long Beach State ace Casper Ware and scored 16 while senior Drew Gordon scored 18 points to lead 5-seed New Mexico to a hard fought 75-68 victory over the 12-seeded 49ers in Thursday's second round game in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament in Portland, Ore. UNM moves on to face 4-seed Louisville in the third round on Saturday.
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