Late Rally Comes Up Short
Feb. 15, 2017

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) With 19.6 seconds left in the game, the Broncos pulled within 76-73 on James Reid's 3-pointer, but in the end Boise State fell to New Mexico by a score of 78-73 on Tuesday night.

Elijah Brown scored 27 points, including 17 of New Mexico's final 19 points, to send the Lobos to victory.

New Mexico (16-10, 9-5 Mountain West) gained control late in the first half on the strength of an 11-0 run during which the Broncos went scoreless for nearly seven minutes.

After Reid's 3-pointer pulled Boise State to within three points with 19.6 seconds to play, Brown finished it off with two from the foul line, where he hit 13 of 14.

Chandler Hutchison finished with a career-high 31 points for the Broncos (16-8, 9-4), who never led in the game.


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