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Lobos turn back upset-minded CSU, 72-66

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Dairese Gary scored 23 points and Roman Martinez had 17 to lead 10th-ranked New Mexico to its 12th consecutive victory Tuesday night, 72-66, over Colorado State.

Darington Hobson had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Lobos (26-3, 12-2 Mountain West), who matched a conference record for longest winning streak. Utah won 12 straight in 2004-05.

Adam Nigon scored a career-high 23 points for Colorado State (15-12, 6-7) but the Rams couldn't avoid their third straight loss overall and seventh in a row to New Mexico. Andy Ogide added 12 points for the Rams, who lost to a ranked opponent for the 10th consecutive time in a streak dating to 2004.