New Mexico 62, Montana 57

Stars: Senior forward Roman Martinez scored 19 points and junior guard Dairese Gary had 15 points, including 11 in the second half, as the third-seeded Lobos held off the No. 14-seeded Grizzlies in the first round of the NCAA basketball tournament. Junior Darington Hobson added 11 points, 11 rebounds and six assists for New Mexico. Montana junior center Brian Qvale had a career-high 26 points on 12-of-16 shooting to go with 13 boards.

Up next: The Lobos (30-4) move on to the second round, where they will face Washington on Saturday in San Jose, Calif., for a spot in the Sweet 16. The Grizzlies' season comes to an end at 22-10.

 

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