Anthony Mathis: MW Player of the Week

Senior guard Anthony Mathis was named the Mountain West Player of the Week after scoring a career-high 27 points and tying his own career-best of six rebounds against the then-No. 5/6 Nevada. The Lobos handed the Wolf Pack its first loss of the season on Saturday.

This is the first time Mathis has received this honor.

New Mexico upsets No. 6 Nevada 85-58

New Mexico started conference play 2-0 after taking down the Nevada Wolf Pack. Scott Forman/The Lobo Lair
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Lobo fans stormed the court as New Mexico handed Nevada its first loss of the season in an 85-58 upset on Saturday night at The Pit. New Mexico is now riding a three-game streak and has a 2-0 start in Mountain West play. Continue reading “New Mexico upsets No. 6 Nevada 85-58”

Lobos host No. 5/6 Nevada at The Pit

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When the University of New Mexico men’s basketball schedule first came out, all fans’ eyes went to Jan. 5, the day the top-dog in the conference was scheduled to come to Albuquerque.

UNM is hosting the Wolf Pack this Saturday, the first time since Nevada’s impressive 25-point comeback in 2017.

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Mathis finishes strong as Lobos get first MW win

Senior Anthony Mathis didn’t score at all during the first half, but he finished the night leading the Lobos with 17 points. Scott Forman/The Lobo Lair
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New Mexico opened the year with a win and a 1-0 Mountain West record after defeating the Air Force Falcons on the road 65-58 on Wednesday night.

At halftime, the Lobos held a 38-29 lead, then were up 13 points with 13:20 remaining. However, it was a three-point game with one minute left. Senior guard Anthony Mathis came up big for the Lobos as he made two free throws, a steal and then two more free throws to pull away from the home team. Continue reading “Mathis finishes strong as Lobos get first MW win”