Scores

Final

Montana State 46

(5-6, 2-4 away)

New Mexico 91

(9-2, 4-1 home)

9:00 PM ET, December 20, 2011

University Arena, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1 2 T
MTST 16 3046
UNM 53 3891

Top Performers

Montana State: T. Johnson 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

New Mexico: T. Snell 24 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast

New Mexico 91, Montana St. 46

Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Tony Snell hit his first five 3-pointers, three in the opening 2:07 of the game, sparking New Mexico to a 91-46 victory over Montana State on Tuesday.

Snell finished with a career-high 24 points and six 3-pointers, while the Lobos (9-2) hit a season-best 11 shots from beyond the arc en route to their seventh straight victory.

Montana State (5-6), which has lost three straight, got 16 points from Tre Johnson.

New Mexico started the game with a 9-0 run -- all 3-pointers from Snell -- and by the midpoint of the first half held a 32-8 lead. At halftime, the lead had grown to 53-16.

The game was delayed 30 minutes by a fire alarm shortly before tipoff, the third time in the last two seasons that the Lobos have had a game delayed in that manner.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MTST
UNM
Points 46 91
FG Made-Attempted 18-60 (.300) 34-61 (.557)
3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 11-22 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 12-15 (.800)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 45

2011-12 Season

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