PUEBLO, Colo. - New Mexico Highlands beat CSU-Pueblo at its own game Saturday, using eight second-half three-pointers to upend the ThunderWolves 82-71.
The Pack's go-to game of shooting the three went dry Saturday as CSU-Pueblo shot 30 percent from behind the arc, but put up more threes than two-point field goals - the Pack shot 36 three-pointers while only trying for 26 from two-point range, resulting in numerous stops that ultimately spelled defeat.
New Mexico Highlands, meanwhile, after going 0-for-10 from three-point range in the first half, suddenly caught fire in the second half. Using four three-pointers from Stuart Sullivan, New Mexico Highlands went 8-for-15 from three (53 percent) in the second half, helping to key a game-changing 29-14 run over an eight-minute span that gave the Cowboys a 76-66 lead that it would ride to the end.
The loss drops the Pack to 6-4 overall and 3-2 in conference play. CSU-Pueblo will take the holiday off before returning to the hardwood Jan. 4 to take on UC-Colorado Springs.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.