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Comanche leads balanced No. 18 Arizona to rout of Lobos

Posted at 9:14 PM, Dec 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-22 12:26:11-05
Chance Comanche scored a career-high 14 points and No. 18 Arizona had five players reach double figures in a 77-46 rout of New Mexico on Tuesday night.
Freshman Rawle Alkins scored 13 points and grabbed a career-best 11 rebounds as Arizona dominated the boards 49-30. Lauri Markkanen also scored 13 points for the Wildcats (11-2) in their final tuneup before beginning Pac-12 play next week.
Elijah Brown scored 17 points and Tim Williams added 14 for the Lobos (7-5).
The Lobos missed their first 11 shots and trailed 37-16 at the halftime, shooting 23 percent (7 for 31).
They shot 27 percent for the game (17 for 64)
The game was the Wildcats first against the Lobos in seventeen seasons.