ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Tim Williams scored 19 points and New Mexico rolled to an 83-43 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday night.
The Golden Lions (1-11) missed their first 13 shots and New Mexico (7-4) forced nine turnovers and led 16-0 before Arkansas-Pine Bluff's first bucket by Trent Steen at the 8:34 mark. He finished with 11 points before fouling out with seven minutes remaining.
The game was sloppy throughout, with the teams combining for 44 turnovers. However only New Mexico took advantage, turning them into 24 total points.
Dane Kuiper had 14 points for the Lobos and Connor MacDougall added 10, all from the foul line.
Ghiavonnii Robinson led the Lions with 12, but only went 4-for-14 from the field.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff's shooting was off all night, finishing 15 of 57, including a dreadful 3-24 in the first half.
New Mexico particularly dominated at the foul line, making 37 of 49.