Sophomore guard Hugh Greenwood hit a pair of timely thee-pointers in overtime and the nationally-ranked New Mexico Lobos outscored the host Indiana St. Sycamores 13-4 in overtime as UNM escaped Terre Haute with a 77-68 overtime victory before 6,080 at ISUâ€™s Hulman Center to keep the Lobos undefeated.
With New Mexico's three starting guards returning, the backcourt was expected to lead the way this season. A pair of frontcourt players, though, are beginning to contribute as well.
After helping keep the No. 25 Lobos unbeaten, Alex Kirk and Cameron Bairstow will try to get them past host Indiana State in the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Challenge on Saturday.
Kendall Williams scored a season-high 24 points to help No. 25 New Mexico beat Indiana State 77-68 in overtime on Saturday.
Hugh Greenwood scored eight of his 14 points in overtime and Chad Adams added 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Lobos (8-0), who squandered a 19-point lead in the second half, then outscored the Sycamores 13-4 in the extra period.
New Mexico won despite shooting...