Streaks and trends
*This was the third meeting between New Mexico and Grand Canyon; UNM has won all three contests.
*UNM never trailed in the contest, and it’s the third time this season UNM has led from start to finish.
*UNM finished non-conference play 9-3, a .750 winning percentage. It’s the sixth time in the last seven years that UNM finished with a .750 or better winning percentage.
*Tonight’s attendance of 15,322 put the season attendance over 15,000 at 15,016.
*UNM’s 20 assists were the second-most on the season, and the most since getting 19 in the double-overtime win over UAB
Head Coach Craig Neal
*Craig Neal is now 9-3 as a head coach with New Mexico, and he is 5-1 in home games.
Senior F Cameron Bairstow
*Scored 14 points and had eight rebounds, ending his streak of 20-point games at five.
Senior G Kendall Williams
*Scored 14 points to give him double-figures in all 12 games this season.
*Had eight assists, the 48th time in his career that he had at least five or more assists.
*Had three steals, giving him 153 for his career and tying him with Mark Walters for ninth on the UNM list.
*Went 7-for-8 from the line, moving him past Kelvin Scarborough on the free throws made list with 612. Kendall is now 5th.
RS Junior C Alex Kirk
*Had his eighth double-double of the season and 18th of his career with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Last year he had nine double-doubles.
Freshman C Obij Aget
*Scored a career-high four points, including the first field goal of his career.