New Mexico vs. Colorado: Preview, Score Prediction

New Mexico vs. Colorado: Preview, Score Prediction

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New Mexico vs. Colorado: Preview, Score Prediction

New Mexico vs. Colorado Preview & Score Prediction


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New Mexico (3-5) vs. Colorado (6-1) Game Preview

Game Info

Date: Wednesday, December 6
Tip-off: 6:00pm PT
Venue: Coors Event Center, Boulder, Colorado
Radio: 770 KBOB AM
TV/stream: Pac-12 Network

Projected New Mexico Lineup

Chris McNeal
Antino Jackson
Dane Kuiper
Sam Logwood
– 22/7/4 in loss to UTEP on Saturday
Joe Furstinger

Projected Colorado Lineup

McKinley Wright – had 11 consecutive points against Colorado State
Dominique Collier
Namon Wright
George King
Dallas Walton

Why New Mexico Will Win

New Mexico continues its road trip with a matchup in Boulder Wednesday night with the 6-1 Colorado Buffaloes. Tad Boyle’s team entered last weekend undefeated, but were upset by Colorado State in Fort Collins. CU will look to rebound against a New Mexico squad that has lost five of its last six games, including a home defeat to Tennessee Tech and another to a UTEP team that saw its longtime head coach Tim Floyd retire earlier in the week. As for Wednesday night, UNM needs to go back to its fast-paced offense that was immediately implemented earlier this season. Against sub-150 KenPom opponents this season, New Mexico averages 87.5 possessions, but when playing teams ranked in the top 150, UNM has averaged just 69.3 possessions. Controlling the pace is key for the Lobos if it wants to beat Colorado.

KenPom Line

New Mexico +8, o/u: 152

Score Prediction

Colorado 83, New Mexico 74

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