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Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  01/15/2008

Jan. 15, 2008

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  • Leading 48-30 at the 17:14 mark of the 2nd half, UNM lost 74-72 when former Lobo Ryan Wall hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 1.5 seconds left... it was Wall's only FG and points in just 7 minutes of action...Wall played for New Mexico from 2003-05...the final margin was TCU's first lead since it was 8-6

  • UNM falls to 14-4, 1-2 in the MWC and has lost two straight...TCU is 10-6 and 2-1 in the MWC

  • After rallying from a 48-32 halftime hole to beat Wyoming 99-92 in double overtime on Jan. 5, the Lobos have given up double-digit leads in each of the past 2 games...UNM had a 24-10 edge over San Diego State last Saturday in The Pit before losing 72-67

  • UNM has been outscored by 28 points (93-65) in the 2nd half of the past 2 games, 13 by San Diego State and 15 by TCU

  • With 57.6 seconds to play tonight, the Lobos had the ball and led TCU 71-69...UNM's final three possessions resulted in 2 turnovers and 1 of 2 FTs

  • New Mexico had a 30-19 rebounding edge over TCU...UNM had been 12-0 this season when grabbing more boards than its opponent

  • UNM finished 11 of 21 from the FT line (52.3%) and is 21 of 41 (51.2%) the past 2 games...the season percentage is now 66.4% for the season and 57.9% (44-76) in 3 conference games

  • TCU shot 56.3% (27-48) from the field, the best against UNM this season...the Horned Frogs shot a torrid 76% (19-25) in the 2nd half

  • The Lobos shot 55.6% (25-45) from the floor, making 10 of their last 12 attempts to end the 1st half...5 of those were 3-pointers - all by Darren Prentice - in the final 4:34

  • New Mexico was also very good from the 3-point line, drilling 11 of 22 (50%)

  • New Mexico's first 16 possessions of the game resulted in just 6 points (2-7 FGs) and 7 turnovers...however, the Lobos' last 21 possessions of the 1st half resulted in 35 points on 13-17 FGs, including 7 3-pointers, 5 by Prentice

  • UNM committed 20 turnovers, 13 in the 1st half

  • The Lobos forced 19 turnovers, 12 in the 1st half

    Senior Darren Prentice

  • tied a season-high with 19 points, making a career-high 6 baskets from 3-point
  • scored 12 straight points for UNM in the 1st half on 4 3s, and was solely responsible for a 12-4 run that gave the Lobos a 36-20 lead
  • scored 15 points in the final 4:34 of the 1st half on 5 treys
  • 31 points on 10-13 shots from 3-point in his last 2 games against TCU in Fort Worth

    Senior J.R. Giddens

  • scored 12 points, 10 in the 2nd half
  • led UNM in rebounding (6) for the 15th time in 18 games
  • contributed 5 assists, giving him 52 in 18 games...he had 60 in 26 games last year

    Junior Daniel Faris

  • finished with 11 points in 22 minutes
  • scored in double figures for the 6th time in the past 7 games

    Sophomore Roman Martinez

  • scored 10 points, a career-high in a conference game

    Junior Chad Toppert

  • 8 points on 2-3 from 3-point
  • his career accuracy from 3-point is 44.89% (145-323), 2nd all-time at UNM...Troy DeVries is 1st at 44.95%
  • has 145 3-pointers in his career, 2 from tying DeVries and Lamont Long for 8th place all-time at UNM

    Freshman Dairese Gary

  • scored 6 points, but was just 1-5 from the floor and 3-8 from the FT line
  • did have 6 assists, just 1 turnover and 3 steals
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