New Mexico vs. Arizona State - Postgame Notes
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Release:  11/16/2010

Nov. 16, 2010

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New Mexico vs. Arizona State - Postgame Notes
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - Albuquerque, N.M. - The Pit/Bob King Court

  • Down 13-7, UNM went on a 20-0 run over a 7:18 span, as ASU went without a field goal for 9:37. UNM never trailed after the 11:48 mark.

  • During the 9:37 stretch without a FG, the Sun Devils missed 10 shots and had six turnovers.

  • The UNM bench scored 15 straight points at one point in the 1st half, from down 13-7 to leading 22-13. Tony Snell had 5 points, Cameron Bairstow 4, Chad Adams 4 and Jamal Fenton 2.

  • The nine three-pointers for the Lobos (on 24 shots) were the most since February 27, 2010, when New Mexico hit 10-of-23 against BYU in the game that gave UNM its second-straight MWC regular season title.

  • Arizona State's Trent Lockett scored a career-high 22 points.

  • The Lobos outrebounded the Sun Devils in the first half 16-13, despite no Lobo getting more than two. Nine of 10 Lobos had a rebound in the first half.

  • The game marked the first time UNM has trailed this season.

  • After going 9-for-10 from the line in the first half the Lobos missed their first three of the second half. They finished 15-for-21 (.714).

  • Senior Dairese Gary moved up three spots to 25th on the career scoring list with 1,019 points. He also passed Mel Daniels (1965-67) for 6th place all-time at UNM with 523 career free throws made.

  • Gary made his 99th career start, which have come consecutively. No. 100 will be Saturday at Cal.

  • Freshman Kendall Williams' 4 threes were the most by a Lobo this season. He connected on his first four.

  • After going 2 of 9 from 3-point in the 1st half, UNM was 7 of 15 after halftime.

  • Junior A.J. Hardeman had 10 points and 3 rebounds in the 2nd half after getting just 2 points and 2 rebounds in 11 first-half minutes.

  • Sophomore Chad Adams tied career-highs with 4 rebounds and 14 minutes played.

  • Sophomore Jamal Fenton tied a career-high for the second straight game with 25 minutes played. His 10 FG attempts are a career-high.

  • New Mexico has won 13 straight non-conference home games. The last loss was to UTEP (73-60) on Jan. 6, 2009.

  • Head coach Steve Alford is 51-5 in The Pit, 29-2 against non-conference competition.

  • Attendance was 15,239