LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Phillip McDonald hit two 3-pointers in overtime to lead New Mexico to a 84-78 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday night.
McDonald scored eight of his 18 points in overtime, knocking down a 3-pointer with 1:53 left in the extra session to put the Lobos (6-1) ahead for good.
Aggies junior forward Troy Gillenwater scored a career-high 32 points, including 21 in the first half. But Gillenwater was 2-for-17 in the second half and overtime to finish 8-for-29. Gordo Castillo finished with 11 points, and Hernst Laroche had 13.
The Aggies trailed by 17 with 9:26 left in the first half, but Castillo hit a jumper from the top of the key with 5.3 seconds left that sent the game into overtime tied 73-73.