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New Mexico opens with easy win over Alabama A&M

Albuquerque, NM (SportsNetwork.com) - Cameron Bairstow had 22 points and 11 rebounds and No. 23 New Mexico opened its season with an 88-52 win over Alabama A&M.

Kendall Williams finished with 17 points and seven assists, while Alex Kirk added 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Lobos (1-0), who finished 29-6 and earned a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament but were bounced out in the second round by 14th-seeded Harvard.

Cullen Neal, the son of new head coach Craig Neal, netted 12 points in his debut. The elder Neal took over for Steve Alford, who bolted for UCLA.

Jeremy Crutcher led the Bulldogs (0-1) with 17 points.

Bairstow poured in eight points as the Lobos began the tilt on a 21-3 burst. The lead didn't dip below 15 points the rest of the way.

New Mexico took a 45-26 advantage into the break.

Game Notes

New Mexico shot 58.5 percent (31-of-53) from the field ... The Lobos outrebounded the Bulldogs, 48-27.

11/10 00:37:29 ET

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