New Mexico's Kendall Williams has been named the 2013 Mountain West Player of the Year, while Anthony Bennett won the top freshman honor.
Junior guard Kendall Williams scored a career-high and record-shattering 46 points to lead the New Mexico Lobos past the Colorado St. Rams in a showdown for first place between nationally-ranked teams in Ft. Collins Saturday afternoon - snapping CSU's 27-game home winning streak.
Kendall Williams is one of the main reasons New Mexico is a favorite to win the Mountain West title, but coach Steve Alford hopes the talented junior guard can overcome his disciplinary issues.
Williams returns from a one-game benching Wednesday night as the 19th-ranked Lobos visit a surprising Boise State team reinstating three players of its own.
After Williams, who averages...
With Kendall Williams leading the way, New Mexico is on the verge of its best start in 45 seasons.
The No. 16 Lobos try to open 13-0 for just the second time in school history Saturday as they host Nate Wolters and South Dakota State.
New Mexico, which won its first 17 games in 1967-68, also began 12-0 three seasons ago but lost its 13th game at Oral Roberts. The Lobos pulled out...
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December 21, 2012
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- Kendall Williams tied a career high with 24 points, including nine during a first-half run that brought New Mexico back from a double-digit deficit, and the No. 16 Lobos beat rival New Mexico State for the second time in a week with a 68-63 win Wednesday night.
Tony Snell added 11 points for New Mexico (12-0), which matched the second-best start in school...
Kendall Williams tied a career high with 24 points, including nine during a first-half run that brought New Mexico back from a double-digit deficit, and the No. 16 Lobos beat rival New Mexico State for the second time in a week with a 68-63 win Wednesday night.
Tony Snell added 11 points for New Mexico (12-0), which matched the second-best start in school history.
The Aggies (5...
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December 19, 2012
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.
DELAY OF GAME
New Mexico point guard Kendall Williams had to put a big chess rivalry with a fellow college student on hold while the Lobos compete for an NCAA championship.
Kendall Williams scored 16 points and New Mexico posted its fifth win this season over a team from a BCS conference, beating Oklahoma State 66-56 in the All-College Classic on Saturday night.
Drew Gordon added 13 points and 20 rebounds for New Mexico (8-2), which won its sixth straight game by seizing control with a 12-0 first-half run, then weathering a second-half rally by Oklahoma...
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December 18, 2011