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No. 13/12 New Mexico at Oral Roberts Post-game Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  12/23/2009

Dec. 23, 2009

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No. 13/12 New Mexico at Oral Roberts Post-game Notes
Dec. 23, 2009 • Mabee Center • Tulsa, Okla.

Team

• Lobos' 27 first-half points are the fewest in any half by UNM this season ... Lobos' top three scorers - Darington Hobson, Roman Martinez and Phillip McDonald - combined for 5 points in first half ... Dairese Gary led with 7 at the half

• The Lobos are 17-14 in true road games under third-year head coach Steve Alford...dating to last season, the Lobos are 5-2 in their last 7 true road games and 6-3 in the past 9 contests, including neutral sites

Individual

Senior forward Roman Martinez
• Grabbed 500th career rebound in the second half ... needed six coming into the game and finished with 7 for 501... is 26th Lobo to grab 500 career rebounds
• averaging 19 points and shooting 47.7% (21-44) in 5 games away from Albuquerque this season
• just 1-7 from 3-point, but still 54% (27-50) from 3-point the past 7 games

Junior guard Dairese Gary
• first time as a Lobo he has scored in double figures in 5 straight games with 13 at ORU
• averaging 14.2 ppg the past 5 games...also 20 assists and just 4 turnovers the past 5 games
• matched season-highs with 4 rebounds and 6 assists
• season-high 4 steals
• started his 75th straight game

Sophomore forward Will Brown
• matched season-highs of 6 points and 3 offensive rebounds

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