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New Mexico Lobos vs. Nevada Wolf Pack: How to watch NCAA Basketball online, TV channel, live stream info, start time

Halftime Report

Only one more half stands between New Mexico and the win they were favored to collect coming into this evening. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead Nevada 38-24.

New Mexico entered the matchup having won four straight and they’re just one half away from another. Will they make it five, or will Nevada step up and spoil it? We’ll know soon.

Who’s Playing

Nevada Wolf Pack @ New Mexico Lobos

Current Records: Nevada 16-4, New Mexico 17-3

How To Watch

  • When: Sunday, January 28, 2024 at 10 p.m. ET
  • Where: The Pit — Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Ticket Cost: $30.00

What to Know

New Mexico is 1-9 against Nevada since January of 2019 but they’ll have a chance to close the gap a little bit on Sunday. Both teams will face off in a Mountain West battle at 10:00 p.m. ET at The Pit. New Mexico will be looking to keep their ten-game home win streak alive.

New Mexico has made a habit of sweeping their opponents off the court, having now won eight games by 19 points or more this season. Everything went their way against the Spartans on Wednesday as the Lobos made off with a 95-75 win.

New Mexico’s win was the result of several impressive offensive performances. One of the most notable came from Donovan Dent, who scored 17 points along with six assists and three steals. The team also got some help courtesy of Jaelen House, who scored 18 points.

Meanwhile, Nevada finally caught a break after three consecutive losses. They walked away with a 77-64 victory over the Rams on Wednesday.

Multiple players turned in solid performances to lead Nevada to victory, but perhaps none more so than Jarod Lucas, who scored 28 points. Another player making a difference was Kenan Blackshear, who scored 20 points along with five assists and five rebounds.

The Lobos’ victory bumped their record up to 17-3. As for the Wolf Pack, their win bumped their record up to 16-4.

Sunday’s matchup is shaping up to be a masterclass in shooting: New Mexico just can’t miss this season, having made 47.9% of their shots per game. However, it’s not like Nevada struggles in that department as they’ve made 47.3% of their shots per game this season. Given these competing strengths, it’ll be interesting to see how their clash plays out.

New Mexico and Nevada were neck-and-neck in their previous meeting back in February of 2023, but New Mexico came up empty-handed after a 77-76 loss. Can New Mexico avenge their loss or is history doomed to repeat itself? We’ll find out soon enough.


New Mexico is a big 8-point favorite against Nevada, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Lobos as a 7-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 153.5 points.

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Series History

Nevada has won 9 out of their last 10 games against New Mexico.

  • Feb 07, 2023 – Nevada 77 vs. New Mexico 76
  • Jan 23, 2023 – Nevada 97 vs. New Mexico 94
  • Mar 09, 2022 – Nevada 79 vs. New Mexico 72
  • Jan 01, 2022 – Nevada 79 vs. New Mexico 70
  • Jan 02, 2021 – Nevada 84 vs. New Mexico 74
  • Dec 31, 2020 – Nevada 68 vs. New Mexico 54
  • Feb 18, 2020 – Nevada 88 vs. New Mexico 74
  • Jan 25, 2020 – Nevada 96 vs. New Mexico 74
  • Feb 09, 2019 – Nevada 91 vs. New Mexico 62
  • Jan 05, 2019 – New Mexico 85 vs. Nevada 58

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