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Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  12/01/2007

Dec. 1, 2007

Recap |  Final Stats

New Mexico vs. Ole Miss
Dec. 1, 2007 • Oxford, Miss.

  • The Lobos suffer their first loss of the season, 85-77 at Ole Miss...UNM actually trailed 65-42 midway through the second half, but made it interesting down the stretch, cutting the deficit to 81-76 with 17 seconds left

  • New Mexico falls to 7-1 while Ole Miss improves to 6-0

  • UNM fell behind 11-2 as it missed 9 of its first 10 shots from the field...the Lobos cut it to 22-20 after a 3-pointer by Roman Martinez, but Ole Miss went on a 17-1 run for a 39-21 lead...the Rebels led 47-30 at halftime

  • UNM had allowed just one opponent - Hawai'i - to score 60 points in the first 7 games...Ole Miss, averaging 96.4 points a game, scored 47 in the first half

  • The Lobos, averaging 12.4 turnovers a game, committed 20...9 of those were by the two point guards, Dairese Gary (6) and Jamaal Smith (3)

  • Ole Miss shot 51% (28-55) from the floor, the best against the Lobos this season...the previous high was 44.9% by Hawai'i

  • The Lobos were out-rebounded for the first time this season, 36-32

    Sophomore Roman Martinez

  • came off the bench to score a career-high 17 points on 7-7 FGs, 1-1 from 3-point and 2-2 from the line...his previous scoring high was 11 against Loyola Marymount
  • added 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals in 22 minutes

    Junior Chad Toppert

  • hit 3 3-pointers - all in the 2nd half - giving him 120 treys for his career
  • tied a career-high with 4 assists

    Freshman Dairese Gary

  • scored 10 points, making 6-6 FTs, plus 5 assists

    Senior J.R. Giddens

  • UNM's leading scorer (13.4 ppg) was held to 9 points, but did have a team-high 6 rebounds

    Sophomore Darren Prentice

  • had 0 assists and 2 turnovers
  • it was his first turnover in nearly 6 games
  • has 31 assists and just 5 turnovers on the season
  • 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
    Sunday, January 18
    4:00 PM - 
    Men's Basketball
    vs. Boise State
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