Lobos down Rebels in OT

Lobos down Rebels in OT

The New Mexico Lobos erased a 14-point deficit and then defeated the UNLV Rebels 39-36 in overtime Saturday night.

New Mexico covered the slight 2.5-point spread while the 75 combined points sailed well OVER the posted total (37.5).

The Lobos scored 16-points in the fourth-quarter to gain the lead and then hung on to complete the come-from-behind win and sit at 3-4 overall.

UNLV had its chances to lock up the game, but the defense could not prevail and the Rebels fell to 1-5 on the season.