Streaks and trends
*New Mexico defeated Nevada 72-58 to improve to 23-5 overall and 14-2 in the Mountain West.
*New Mexico's 14 conference wins is a Mountain West era high for the team.
*UNM is now 7-1 on the road in MW play, and that also ties the best road record in the MW era for the squad.
*New Mexico is now 4-4 when trailing at the half, and 3-1 in conference games.
*UNM is now 21-2 when shooting above 40% this season, 41-3 in the last 44, and 65-4 in the last three seasons.
*UNM has won 20 games for the 27th time, all occurring since the 1963-64 season. UNM now has seven straight 22-win seasons, the longest streak in school history.
*UNM has held four straight opponents under 60 points, and 11 straight under its scoring average.
*The Lobos trailed at the break 31-27. It was the 13th time in 16 conference games that UNM has allowed 31 points or fewer in the first half.
*Kendall Williams, Cameron Bairstow and Chris Perez all won their 102nd game, tying for third most in school history.
*The Lobos were down 14 at 31-17 but closed the half on a 10-0 run over the last 4:13.
*The 14-point deficit was the largest since trailing UNLV 33-17 in the first half.
*New Mexico's free throw defense continued its strong streak as Nevada went just 8-for-14. UNM's last four opponents are 35-for-65 (.538).
Junior C Alex Kirk
*Had his 13th double-double of the season and 23rd of his career with 10 points and 10 rebounds, adding four blocks.
*The 13 double-doubles in a season is tied for 12th most at UNM, and the 23 for his career has him in 10th place on the UNM career list all alone.
Senior F Cameron Bairstow
*Scored 22 points, his 27th double-figure scoring game of the season.
*His 22 points gives him 17 20-point games on the year. For the entirely of the 2012-13 season, the Lobos as a team had just 16 20-point games.
*Moved into 20th on the UNM single season scoring list with 568 points, and his 327 MW points is the
Senior G Kendall Williams
*Scored 11 points, his 27th double-figure scoring game of the season.
*Moved into eighth on the career scoring list with 1,731 points
*With his second assist of the game, he broke the Mountain West All-Games and Mountain West Conference Games Only career records for assists, formerly held by Oscar Bellfield of UNLV.
*Moved into third place on the career minutes list.
Junior G Hugh Greenwood
*Had six points, five assists, three rebounds, three assists and no turnovers.
Freshman G Cullen Neal
*UNM is 16-0 this season when Neal records at least two field goals in a game. He hit two as part of his eight-point game.
Sophomore F Merv Lindsay
*Recorded his first dunk of the season.