USU 74, NMSU 62

Key stretch: After NMSU tied the game with 4:46 left, Utah State didn't allow a NMSU field goal the rest of the game.

Key stat: NMSU hit just 8-of-30 three-point attempts.

Top performance: USU's Gary Wilkinson scored a team-high 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds.

Overall record: 12-5

Conference record: 2-0

Up next: Boise State, Thursday, 7 p.m.