Adams Leads No. 20 New Mexico Past Nevada 75-62

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Chad Adams hit two 3-pointers during a key second-half run to spur No. 20 New Mexico to a 75-62 victory over Nevada on Saturday.

With the Lobos (19-3, 6-1 Mountain West) trailing 51-50, Adams started a 10-2 surge and then capped it as New Mexico went ahead to stay at 60-53.

Hugh Greenwood led New Mexico with 15 points, while Malik Story had 20 for the Wolf Pack (11-10, 2-5). Nevada's Deonte Burton, who came into the game leading the conference in scoring at 18.5 per game, finished with 13 points, 11 of those in the second half.

The teams combined to go 21 for 47 from behind the arc. The difference for the Lobos, however, was the bench play as Adams scored 10 and Demetrius Walker 12 to own a 32-6 advantage.