Thistlewood lifts Colorado St. over New Mexico 87-73

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Adam Thistlewood had a career-high 27 points as Colorado State defeated New Mexico 87-73 on Wednesday night.

Thistlewood shot 11 for 13 from the field, including 5 of 7 on 3-pointers.

Kendle Moore had 17 points for Colorado State (17-4, 14-3 Mountain West Conference), which won its fifth consecutive game. David Roddy added 12 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists. Isaiah Stevens had nine points and 10 assists.

Colorado State posted a season-high 27 assists.

Colorado State totaled 47 points in the first half, a season high for the team.

Makuach Maluach had 20 points and eight rebounds for the Lobos (6-15, 2-15). Jeremiah Francis III added 10 points. Javonte Johnson had six rebounds.

Lobo Insider Lee Faria breaks down the game in the video above