Chiotti, Granger and Alfred Neale led the Lobos to a 47-35 edge
in rebounding. Chiotti had 7 rebounds, Neale 8 and Granger 6.
Guard Rick Herrera was the leading scorer for Sul Ross with 12
Chiotti hit 8 of 10 shots, while Neale was 5-for-8 and Granger
5-for-10. Overall the Lobos shot 51.5 percent.
New Mexico led 52-27 at halftime. The Lobos, who beat Eastern
New Mexico 99-67 in an exhibition game on Monday again were solid
at the free throw line. They hit 20 of 24 free throws after going
30-for-35 against Eastern New Mexico.
Sul Ross, unable to get much offense inside, hit 8 of 26
3-pointers. Overall Sul Ross shot 36 percent, hitting 25 of 69