No. 16 New Mexico vs. No. 22 Colorado State final score: Lobos win with late flurry, 91-82

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Lobos guard Kendall Williams went on a scoring spree to down the Rams in the final minutes.

In a high-powered Mountain West shootout, New Mexico outlasted Colorado State 91-82. Lobos guard Kendall Williams finished with 46 points to run the Rams off their home court. The game was neck-and-neck most of the way, with Colorado State holding a slight lead late in the second half. But Williams could not be denied, shooting 12-16 from the field and 10-13 from 3-point range.

Both teams scored in bunches, with three CSU players cracking 20 points. Colton Iverson led the way for the Rams, scoring 26 points and grabbing 14 rebounds. Wes Eikmeier added 22 and Dorian Green had 20, including four of eight from downtown.

Lobos center Alex Kirk excelled on both ends of the floor, nearly notching a double-double with 19 points and 9 rebounds to go along with six blocked shots. The win gives New Mexico a two-game lead over Colorado State in the Mountain West Standings with four games left on the schedule. The 23-4 Lobos are now 10-3 in the conference and face San Diego State on Wednesday.

More from SB Nation:

Scary crash during Daytona Nationwide race

Full coverage of 2013 Daytona 500

The List: 20 sentences guaranteed to start an Internet argument

Full coverage of UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche

NFL Combine: Fat linemen running the 40 will inspire you

Stupid things said at the NFL Combine

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.