New Mexico Men's Basketball Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  02/17/2009

Feb. 17, 2009

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  • The Lobos held BYU to its worst shooting 1st half of the season tonight (12-36, 33%)

  • UNM's 7 conference wins have been by an average of 17.4 points while their 4 losses - all on the road at UNLV, San Diego State, Utah and BYU - have been by a combined 19 points, or 4.75 points

  • New Mexico has lost 9 straight to BYU in Provo...the Lobos' last win at the Marriott Center was nine years ago to the day, Feb. 17, 2000, when it prevailed 78-74

  • UNM has made a 3-pointer in 607 straight games, the 11th-longest active streak in NCAA Division I ... the last time UNM failed to connect from long range was Jan. 3, 1991, missing on 8 attempts against Colorado State in The Pit.

    Senior Daniel Faris

    • Records his second career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds; first was at NMSU earlier this season with 17 points and 11 rebounds
    • His 3 blocks moves him into 8th on the Lobos all-time list with 89 for his career

    Senior Tony Danridge

    • 59 points the past 3 games, 43 coming in the 2nd half
    • Has only been on the bench for 2 minutes in the second half of the past 3 contests

    Senior Chad Toppert

    • Is 15 points from becoming the 26th Lobo to reach 1,000 career points

    Sophomore Dairese Gary

    • Has 15 assists and 2 turnovers in the last 4 games
    • Scored his second-most points of the season with 15, including 3-3 from 3-point range ... season-high was 20 vs. UCF on Nov. 20
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