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Lobos Return to Action Saturday Night at Boise State

by Steve Kirkland

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M – The New Mexico men’s basketball team returns to action Saturday with a visit to Boise State. Game time at a sold-out ExtraMile Arena is 6:00 p.m. and the game will air on CBS Sports Network and the Lobo Radio Network.

The Lobos are 21-7 this season, 9-6 in the Mountain West, and are No. 25 in the NET. New Mexico is looking to secure its first conference winning record since 2017-18 and its fifth Mountain West road win of the season. UNM has three guards averaging a combined 45.7 points per game, as Jaelen House (15.5 ppg), Donovan Dent (15.4 ppg) and Jamal Mashburn, Jr. (14.8 ppg) are all averaging between 14.5 and 15.5 per game.

Boise State is 20-8 overall and is tied for the Mountain West lead with an 11-4 record. The Broncos have won four straight games, by an average margin of 26.75 points. Tyson Degenhart leads Boise State by averaging 16.8 points per game.

Boise State won the first meeting of the season, 86-78, on Jan. 31 at The Pit, with Max Rice scoring a career-high 35 points. The Lobos are looking to snap a five-game losing streak at ExtraMile Arena, with their last win in Boise coming in 2016-17.

The Lobos will conclude its home schedule on Wednesday by hosting Fresno State. Game time will be 8:30 p.m. and the game will air on FS1.