New Mexico 72, Utah 71

Key stretch: Leading 57-52 with 5:19 left, the Utes give up eight-straight points, including back-to-back 3-pointers from the right corner by Chad Toppert and J.R. Giddens.

Key stat: The Utes allowed the Lobos to get 10 offensive rebounds and had just three themselves.

Top performance: Luke Nevill was 6 of 7 from the field and scored 16 points.

Overall record: 15-10

Conference record: 6-6

Up next: at TCU, Wednesday. 6 p.m. (MST)