Grand Junction, CO – (KREX) Colorado Mesa is hosting the Holiday Inn – Airport Thanksgiving Classic. In the Men’s first game we got to see a newcomer shine. Elijah Knudsen, a true freshman lit up the Northern New Mexico Eagles for 18 points on 6 of 8 shooting from 3-point range. Trevor Baskins also had 18 points and the Mavericks cruised to a 99-75 win.