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Postgame Notes - New Mexico vs. TCU (Jan. 26, 2011)
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Release:  01/26/2011

Jan. 26, 2011

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New Mexico vs. TCU - Postgame Notes
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011 - Albuquerque, N.M.

  • New Mexico beats TCU 71-46...the Lobos are now 14-7 overall and 2-4 in the Mountain West Conference...UNM ended a 3-game losing streak

  • The 46 points are the fewest allowed by UNM since a 59-44 win over Air Force on Jan. 19, 2008

  • The Lobos have won 48 straight games when allowing less than 60 points...the last loss was 51-46 to Air Force on Feb. 22, 2006...New Mexico is 41-0 under Steve Alford when allowing less than 60 points

  • The Lobos have won 6 straight against TCU overall and are 9-0 against the Horned Frogs in The Pit

  • UNM tied a season-high with 10 3-pointers; also had 10 at Wyoming

  • UNM is 3-7 this season when the opponent makes at least six 3s in a game, but 11-0 with five or fewer...TCU hit 4 tonight

  • UNM has made a 3-pointer in 644 consecutive games...the last time it didn't was Jan. 3, 1991, going 0-8 against Colorado State

Head coach Steve Alford

  • Coached his 614th career game
  • 398-216 in his 20-year coaching career
  • 90-33 in his 4th season at New Mexico
  • 41-20 in his coaching career against MWC teams
  • 39-15 in regular season MWC games while at UNM
  • 59-6 in UNM home games, 23-4 in MWC home games
  • 6-3 in his career against TCU, 4-0 in Albuquerque
Senior G Dairese Gary
  • Made his 118th consecutive start, the longest current streak in the nation
  • Tied a season-high with 8 assists; now has 493 in his career, 1st in MWC and 5th all-time at UNM
  • 2-2 from the FT line and he has made 17 in a row
  • 52-59 FTs (88%) the past 11 games and 26-28 (93%) in MWC games
Junior G Phillip McDonald
  • 20 points and 6 rebounds
  • A season-high 6 3-pointers; he had 4 at New Mexico State
  • Made 3 straight 3-pointers in the 1st half that gave UNM a 28-21 lead
  • Before tonight, he was 1-10 from 3-point the past 3 games and 4-21 (19%) the previous 6 games
Junior F Drew Gordon
  • 12 points and 11 rebounds for his 4th double-double in the past 5 games and 5th in the past 7
  • Averaging 13.5 ppg and 11.2 rpg in 6 MWC games
Freshman F Cameron Bairstow
  • 6 points in 17 minutes; all of his scoring came in the 1st half
  • Had scored 8 points in his previous 9 games before tonight
Freshman G Kendall Williams
  • 7 points, 6 assists and 1 turnover in 27 minutes
Saturday, December 20
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at New Mexico State
Tuesday, December 23
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at Grand Canyon
Wednesday, December 31
5:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Fresno State
Saturday, January 03
6:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Colorado State (Alumni Day)
Tuesday, January 06
9:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at San Diego State
Saturday, January 10
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at Utah State
Wednesday, January 14
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Air Force
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