Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

UNM Is In Nick Of Time.(Sports)

Byline: Mark Smith Journal Staff Writer

Parmer's Layup Gives Lobos Win Over CSU

Sometimes, it's all about timing.

Saturday night at the Pit, the University of New Mexico men's basketball team had the better of it in a dramatic 72-71 overtime victory against Colorado State.

The win UNM's third in a school record-tying four OT contests this season snapped the Lobos' two-game losing streak and lifted them to 13-4 overall and 3-1 in the Mountain West Conference. CSU fell to 11-6, 2-2.

New Mexico point guard Marlon Parmer came through just in time, scoring on a driving layup with 10 seconds left in the extra period for the game's final points. He had missed a similar shot in the final seconds of regulation.

CSU immediately brought the ball upcourt, and point guard Aki Palmer worked it inside to 6-foot, 10-inch Brian Fisher, who had UNM's Brian Smith posted up. …

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