Williams sparks New Mexico past San Diego 73-66
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Kendall Williams went on a personal 8-0 run in the closing two minutes Saturday to break a 61-61 tie and help New Mexico pull out a 73-66 win over San Diego.
Williams hit all 16 of his free throws - including eight in the last two minutes - to finish with 28 points. Alex Kirk added 21 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks for the Lobos (5-1).
Johnny Dee scored 25 for the Toreros (7-2) and Duda Sanadze added 18 while Christopher Anderson had 12 assists.
Dee hit a 3-pointer with 2:05 left to tie it at 61 before Williams went on his streak that included six free throws and a fastbreak dunk.
The Toreros used a 15-4 run midway through the first half to take a 12-point lead, but New Mexico closed the first half with a 17-3 run capped off with a putback dunk by Kirk.