ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jamal Mashburn Jr. scored 21 points as New Mexico narrowly beat Montana State 81-78 on Saturday.
Gethro Muscadin had 18 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks for New Mexico (3-1). KJ Jenkins added 17 points. Javonte Johnson had seven rebounds.
Tyler Patterson had 16 points for the Bobcats (1-3). Jubrile Belo added 15 points and seven rebounds. Abdul Mohamed had 11 points.