ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gonzaga guard Dan Dickau will relish his scoring in overtime. Ruben Douglas will anguish over his missed opportunity at the end of regulation.
No. 18 Gonzaga beat New Mexico 95-90 Monday night because of Dickau's solid shooting in overtime and Douglas' failure at the foul line late in the final seconds of the second half.
Dickau scored eight of his 19 points in overtime. Dickau got the chance to take over in overtime when Douglas missed two free throws with 7 seconds left in regulation and the game tied at 78.
He did, going 6-for-6 at the foul line and adding a short jumper that put Gonzaga ahead to stay at 91-89 with 35 seconds left.
UNLV 65, AIR FORCE 54: Dalron Johnson had 21 points, and UNLV played a patient, slow-paced game to defeat Air Force 66-54 in Colorado Springs on Monday night.
UNLV (8-5, 1-1 MWC) hit 53 percent from the field.