Williams leads No. 16 Lobos past No. 22 Rams 91-82

4:24 PM, Feb 23, 2013   |    comments
Feb 23, 2013; Fort Collins, CO, USA; New Mexico Lobos guard Tony Snell (21) goes in for a basket past the defense of Colorado State Rams guard Daniel Bejarano (2) and forward/center Colton Iverson (45) during the first half at Moby Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Kendall Williams sank a Mountain West Conference record 10 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 46 points and No. 16 New Mexico ended No. 22 Colorado State's 27-game home-court winning streak 91-82 Saturday.

Alex Kirk added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Lobos (23-4, 10-2), increased their lead in the conference race to two games over the Rams (21-5, 8-4).

Colton Iverson had 26 points and 15 boards for the Rams, who looked like they were going to move into a first-place tie atop the standings after taking a 70-64 lead at the 6-minute mark.

Williams, who had been on the bench with four fouls, returned and hit three 3s during a 14-2 run that gave New Mexico a 78-72 lead.

His 10 3-pointers broke the conference mark of nine set by several players, most recently UNLV's Chace Stanback against Central Arkansas on Dec. 28, 2011.

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