In a thrilling encounter between two of the top non-BCS teams in the country, New Mexico came away with a 64-60 victory over Saint Louis in a game that was close throughout.
The Billikens received an excellent performance from senior forward Brian Conklin in the loss. Conklin hit 8/12 from the field for a team-high 20 points and also grabbed nine rebounds in the loss. Kwamain Mitchell added 13 points and five assists in the loss, while Cody Ellis netted 10 points off the bench.
New Mexico received an enormous effort from Drew Gordon in the victory, as the UCLA transfer scored 18 points and grabbed nine boards. Jamal Fenton came off the bench to score 10 points and dish out three assists in the victory. The Lobos were able to use their tremendous depth to their advantage, with ten different guys scoring in the win.
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