Posted November 18, 2012 on AP on Fox
Tony Snell hit a 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds left, giving New Mexico a 70-69, come-from-behind victory over George Mason in the Paradise Jam on Sunday. George Mason went ahead, 69-64, on a pair of free throws with 17.7 seconds left. But Kendall Williams hit a 3-pointer with 11.9 seconds remaining, and then stole the inbounds pass. The ball wound up in the hands of Snell, who made the game-winner from the left wing. It marked the Lobos' only lead of the second half. George Mason's desperation heave at the buzzer was far off the mark. Snell scored a game-high 27 points for New Mexico (3-0). Williams added 14 points for the Lobos. Sherrod Wright finished with 22 points for George Mason (2-2), which led by as many as eight points in the second half.

Lobos shots sink George Mason 70-69

Junior Tony Snell hit a three-pointer with 1.8 second left to lift New Mexico over George Mason 70-69 Sunday afternoon in the semifinals of the Paradise Jam tournament in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

New Mexico 66, No. 21 UConn 60

Kendall Williams scored 15 points and New Mexico staved off a late Connecticut rally to lead the Lobos to a 66-60 victory in the championship game of the Paradise Jam. New Mexico led by 10 early in the second half, and by nine with as little as 8:15 left. But No. 21 UConn (4-1) went on a 10-0 run and took the lead after three Ryan Boatright free throws with 2:23 to play. However...

Lobos beat UConn to win Paradise Jam title

New Mexico turned back another late rally by an opponent – this time Top 25 Connecticut – defeating the Huskies 66-60 to win the Paradise Jam tournament title in the U.S. Virgin Islands late Monday night. Junior Kendall Williams score 16 points to lead the Lobos as UNM countered a late 11-0 run by UConn with a 9-0 run of their own in the final two minutes of the game.

New Mexico upsets No. 21 UConn

New Mexico kept No. 21 Connecticut from winning the lone tournament it could have won this season. Tournament MVP Kendall Williams scored 15 points and the Lobos staved off a late UConn rally en route to a 66-60 victory in the championship game of the Paradise Jam. New Mexico (4-0) led by 10 points early in the second half, and by nine with as little as 7:11 left. But UConn (4...
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