No. 21 Lobos rising with 6-foot-8 transfers Udeze, Allick

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The addition of two transfer forwards has proven to be a difference-maker for a New Mexico team that has vaulted back into the national spotlight. The presence of 6-foot-8 Morris Udeze and Josiah Allick means the Lobos’ quick guards have the space to slash through the lane for layups or feed the big guys underneath for easy buckets. The transition from a perimeter-oriented team to one that can dominate the paint helped New Mexico open the season with a 14-game winning streak before a loss at Fresno State. Even with that loss, they’re already better than they were the last two seasons and back in the rankings for the first time since the 2013-14 season.

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