UNLV 74, New Mexico St. 69, OT
LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Gwynn Hobbs scored 19 points to lead UNLV to a 74-69 overtime win over New Mexico State on Thursday night at the Big West women’s tournament.
UNLV (22-6) erased an eight-point deficit to pull within 54-52 with 4:55 to play. Hobbs’ 17-foot jumper at 4:17 tied the score.
New Mexico State (23-6) held a 61-57 lead with just 1:36 to go on Anita Maxwell’s 8-footer. UNLV came back with a layup by Tracy Titus and a jumper by Hobbs with 1:02 remaining. Titus had 16 points and Cherie Hogg 15.
Maxwell had 24 points and 11 rebounds for New Mexico State.