Mitchell Leads Ucsb Against New Mexico After 30-Point Game

UCSB Gauchos (4-2) at New Mexico Lobos (7-1)

Albuquerque, New Mexico; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: UCSB visits the New Mexico Lobos after Ajay Mitchell scored 30 points in UCSB's 70-59 victory over the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks.

The Lobos have gone 4-0 in home games. New Mexico averages 85.5 points while outscoring opponents by 17.4 points per game.

The Gauchos are 1-1 on the road. UCSB ranks third in the Big West shooting 37.2% from 3-point range.

New Mexico makes 47.3% of its shots from the field this season, which is 3.2 percentage points higher than UCSB has allowed to its opponents (44.1%). UCSB averages 5.8 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.0 fewer made shot on average than the 6.8 per game New Mexico gives up.

TOP PERFORMERS: Donovan Dent is scoring 16.4 points per game with 2.6 rebounds and 6.9 assists for the Lobos. JT Toppin is averaging 12.3 points and 7.5 rebounds while shooting 71.9% for New Mexico.

Yohan Traore is averaging 15.2 points for the Gauchos. Mitchell is averaging 23.3 points for UCSB.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.