New Mexico Men's Basketball Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  11/22/2009

Nov. 22, 2009

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UNM vs. Miami (Ohio)
World Vision Classic - Final Day
Nov. 22, 2009


• The Lobos improve to 5-0 with the 85-60 victory over Miami in the final day of the World Vision Classic

• UNM won the three games of the World Vision Classic by an average of 26 points...the Lobos outrebounded the three opponents by an average of 11 boards

• New Mexico has won 13 straight home games and is 43-2 in its last 45 non-conference games at The Pit

Steve Alford is 35-4 in The Pit, 21-2 at home against non-conference competition

• New Mexico roared to a 25-10 lead tonight by making 9 of its first 12 shots

• UNM committed just 5 turnovers, the 3rd time this season it has had 8 or less...the Lobos are averaging just 8 turnovers a game against an average of 17.2 assists

• Four Lobos scored in double figures and all 11 Lobos scored at least 3 points

• UNM had a 21-3 scoring advantage on 2nd-chance points and the Lobo bench outscored Miami's 35-15

World Vision Classic All-Tournament Team
Anatoly Bose, Nicholls State
Kyle Gibson, Louisiana Tech
Nick Winbush, Miami
Roman Martinez, New Mexico
Phillip McDonald, New Mexico
Darington Hobson, New Mexico (Most Valuable Player)

Junior wing Darington Hobson
• 11 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists in 24 minutes • 55 points, 20 rebounds and 3 assists in 3 games of the World Vision Classic

Senior forward Roman Martinez
• team-high 15 points on 5-9 FGs and 3-6 from 3-point

True freshman wing Chad Adams
• career-best 13 points, and he did not miss a shot: 4-4 FGs (1-1 3s) and 4-4 FTs • added 3 rebounds in 14 minutes

Sophomore forward A.J. Hardeman
• 12 points on 5-5 FGs and 2-3 FTs in just 17 minutes • pulled down 23 rebounds in the 3 games