Mashburn Jr. lifts New Mexico over Air Force 69-65
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Jamal Mashburn Jr. had 24 points as New Mexico narrowly defeated Air Force 69-65 on Saturday.
Mashburn Jr. made 10 of 12 free throws.
Jaelen House had 16 points for New Mexico (12-17, 4-11 Mountain West Conference), including the clinching free throws with seven seconds left. Javonte Johnson added 10 points. Jay Allen-Tovar had 12 rebounds and three blocks.
Joseph Octave had 18 points for the Falcons (10-17, 3-13), whose losing streak reached nine games. Jake Heidbreder added 16 points and six rebounds. Nikc Jackson had seven rebounds.
The Lobos improve to 2-0 against the Falcons this season. New Mexico defeated Air Force 91-77 on Feb. 5.
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Updated February 26, 2022