UW-New Mexico postgame thoughts

Three-point shooting wasn’t the problem for Wyoming Wednesday against No. 20 New Mexico.

Scoring inside and defending inside was.

UW was outscored 28-12 in the paint, and New Mexico’s post players held the Cowboys’ Leonard Washington and Larry Nance Jr., to a combined 7-of-21 from the field and 20 points as the 20th-ranked Lobos won 63-59 Wednesday night in Laramie.

A pair of Australians hurt UW as junior forward Cameron Bairstow, who at 6-foot-9 started in place of 6-6 Chad Adams, scored a game-high 17 points. Sophomore guard Hugh Greenwood hit the game-winning shot with 9 seconds left, and added two free throws a little later to ice it.

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