#22/#21 New Mexico Lobos (1-0) vs. Charleston Southern Buccaneers (2-1)
Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 * 4:05 p.m. * The Pit/Bob King Court (15,411) * Albuquerque, N.M.
Radio - Lobo Radio Network (770 KKOB Flagship) Robert Portnoy, Play-by-Play; Scott Didrickson, Analysis
Spanish Language Radio - ESPN Deportes (1450 KRZY-AM and José105.9-FM) Play-By-Play: Carlos Fourzan Analyst: Ben Becerra
TV - ROOT (DISH 414, Direct 683, Comcast 261): Jerry Schemmel, Play-by-Play; Dave Bollwinkel, Analysis
Live Stream: www.themw.com/#!/watch-live (Blacked out in ROOT Footprint)
Quickly on the 2013-14 Lobos
The Lobos will put their top 25 ranking on the line yet again as they host the 2013 Big South Champions, the Buccaneers of Charleston Southern. New Mexico has had a week to get ready after defeating Alabama A&M in the season opener 88-52 last Saturday night. The Lobos got a pair of double-doubles from Alex Kirk (16 pts, 12 rbds) and Cameron Bairstow (22 pts, 12 rbds) and four players hit for double-figure points.
New Mexico brings into the contest a run of 22 home wins in the last 23 outings. The Lobos are playing their final game before heading to Charleston to take part in ESPN's Charleston Classic tournament on the campus of the College of Charleston.
About Charleston Southern
Charleston Southern is 2-1 on the season, winning its opening two gmaes before losing to UNC Wilmington in overtime at home Wednesday night 80-78. The Bucs are coached by Barclay Radebaugh in his ninth season with the school. Last year the Buccaneers won the Big South regular season title but lost in the Big South Championship game to Liberty University.
What Charleston Southern likes to do is run and score. The Bucs are averaging 101.0 points over their first three games, and currently six players are averagingat least 11.0 points per game. Saah Nimley is leading the way with an 15.7 point average. Matt Kennedy is second at 15.3 points per game, and Cedrick Bower is shooting .789 from the field.
CSU is averaging 101.0 points per game, and allowing 74.7 points per game. It is outrebounding its opponents by 13 at 45.3-32.3, and CSU is shooting .542 from the field, .432 from three, and .691 from the line. The squad is allowing opponents to shoot .402 from the field, .324 from three, and .740 from the line.
Most lots for paid parking is $10. For Lobo Club pass parking, please consult the Lobo Club map (see additional links box). For this game, the following $5 lots are in effect - Lots 15 & 16 (CNM on University north of Avenida Cesar Chavez) and Arroyo Lot (off university south the Sunshine Terrace and Baseball South lots). The Arroyo Lot will also have carpool parking, meaning any car with 4 or more can park for free in that lot. Please consult the 2013 Master Parking Map contained in the additional links box).