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McGee scores 20, New Mexico rolls past San Jose State 92-60

The Associated Press
February 13, 2019 10:33 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Keith McGee scored a career-high 20 points for New Mexico, which sandwiched a 28-4 run around halftime Wednesday night to a turn a close game with San Jose State into a 92-60 rout.

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Three other players reached the teens for the Lobos (11-13, 5-7 Mountain West), with Corey Manigault scoring 17.

Noah Baumann scored 10 to lead the Spartans (3-20, 0-11).

The game was tied eight times in the early going, with 12 lead changes before New Mexico took charge.

Vance Jackson's consecutive 3-pointers late in the first half sparked the pivotal run for the Lobos that also included eight points from Manigault. By the time Craig LeCense hit a jumper for the Spartans at the 13:53 mark, the lead was up to 55-36.

New Mexico had lost four of five entering the game.

The Lobos unwound its running game, holding a 35-2 fastbreak advantage and a 14-2 advantage on points off of turnovers.

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The Lobos remain home to face Fresno State on Feb. 16.

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