Post-Game Notes: (RV/---) New Mexico 68, Colorado State 66
Streaks and trends
*New Mexico defeated Colorado State 68-66 in a game in which UNM trailed 63-60 with 2:33 to go
*The game was the third game in a row that UNM allowed exactly 27 points.
*It also marked the third game this year that neither UNM nor its opponent broke 30 in the first half (Cincinnati 27-20 and San Jose State 28-25).
*New Mexico is now 2-4 when trailing at the half.
*UNM is 12-0 when outshooting its opponents.
*UNM is 5-1 on the road this season, the only loss at Kansas.
*UNM’s six second chance points were tied for its fewest of the season.
*It’s UNM’s first 4-0 road conference start since the 1984 WAC season, and the only road start better is the 1978 season in which UNM opened 5-0 on the road in the WAC on the way to a 13-1 start.
*Alex Kirk did not start the game, and did not play due to a foot injury. His official status is day-to-day. Obij Aget started in his place.
*New Mexico had a season-low three offensive rebounds and none in the second half. Its previous low was seven against Boise State and against Grand Canyon.
*Hugh Greewood hit the go-ahead three-pointer with 49.5 seconds left to make it 66-64.
*UNM went 0-for-9 from three in the first half and 7-for-11 in the second.
*After allowing 10 offensive rebounds in the first half, UNM allowed just two in the second.
Senior F Cameron Bairstow
*Scored 19 points for his 18th double-figure scoring game this season.
*He led the team with six rebounds.
Senior G Kendall Williams
*A season removed from scoring 46 points at Moby Arena, Kendall Williams scored 23.
*For Williams he has scored in double-figures in all 19 games this year.
*Williams had four points in the first half and 19 in the second, including five three-pointers.
*With his 23 points he now has 1,612 career points, the ninth player with 1,600 career points at UNM
*Now has played 3,928 career minutes, still in seventh, but on Tuesday at Utah State he should move into fourth with 19 minutes playeds.
Junior G Deshawn Delaney
*Had five rebounds and three assists.
Junior G Hugh Greenwood
*Socred eight points with two three-pointers, including the game-winner. Had four assists and no turnovers, giving him just 14 turnovers in 16 games.
Freshman C Obij Aget
*Made his first career start, and he became the second true freshman to start a game this season for UNM (Cullen Neal).