New Mexico - New Mexico State Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  12/03/2003

Dec. 3, 2003

Recap?|? Final Stats

-The Lobos fall to 2-2 and have lost two straight entering Saturday's home game against Texas Tech.

-New Mexico has lost three straight to New Mexico State for the first time since losing three in a row during the 1999 calendar year.

-The Lobos have now lost 18 straight road games. The last win was Jan. 28, 2001, a 70-64 decision at Colorado State.

-The 19-point deficit is UNM's widest against New Mexico State since a 76-55 setback in Las Cruces on Jan. 19, 1999.

-The 48 points scored is the Lobos' lowest total since a 47-44 loss at Air Force on Feb. 9, 2002. It's the fewest points against the Aggies since Dec. 30, 1985, when NMSU won 53-44 in Las Cruces.

-Sophomore David Chiotti scored 17 points and has scored in double figures every game this season. He scored in double figures three times in 28 games last season. Chiotti is now averaging a team-high 19.3 ppg.

-New Mexico set season-lows for overall FG% (32%, 19-58) and 3-point percentage (19%, 5-26). UNM came into the game 2nd in the nation in 3- pointers made at 11.7 a game and 3rd in 3-point accuracy at 48% (35- 73).

-Javin Tindall's 3 in the first half gave the Lobos at least one made 3- pointer in 400 straight games. The last time UNM failed to make a trey was Jan. 3, 1991, when it went 0 of 8 against Colorado State.

-Tindall, the Lobos' 2nd-leading scorer at 19.3 ppg entering the game, was held to just 5 points. Tindall was 2 of 13 from the floor, including 1 of 8 from 3-point.

-The Lobos have received just one point from their reserves the past two games. Justin Benson made a free throw tonight.