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Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  12/31/2012

Dec. 31, 2012

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(20 AP/23 Coaches) UNM at St. Louis
Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 *** St. Louis, Mo.

• New Mexico drops to 13-2 after losing 60-46 at St. Louis (10-3)

• UNM lost for the first time this season in 7 games away from Albuquerque...the Lobos are 6-1 away from The Pit this season...since the start of the 2011-12 season, New Mexico is 20-6 in its last 26 games away from Albuquerque, including a 10-2 record in the past 12

• UNM committed a season-high 21 turnovers, including 16 in the 1st half when SLU had a 22-2 scoring edge in points off turnovers...the Lobos were guilty of a turnover on 7 straight possessions in the 1st half...UNM came into the game averaging 12.5 turnovers a game and only 9.5 over the past 4 games

• The Lobos trailed 33-13 at halftime, UNM's fewest points in the 1st half since March 18, 2005, when it fell behind Villanova 34-11 in the 1st round of the NCAA Tournament in Nashville, Tenn.

• UNM set season lows for points (46), FGs made (14) and FG% (14-44, 31.8%)

• UNM is 164-69 all-time when nationally ranked, 113-8 in The Pit, 36-38 on the road and 15-13 neutral

• UNM has made a 3-point FG in 708 straight games...the last game without a 3 was Jan. 3, 1991 at Colorado State (0-for-8)

• New Mexico has a 93-27 record since the start of the 2009-10 season, a winning percentage of 77.5%

Head coach Steve Alford

• 447-231 in his 22nd season as a head coach

• 139-48 in his 6th year at New Mexico

• 6-3 in his career against St. Louis

• 41-27 on the road overall, 17-11 in non-conference road games

• 84-11 in The Pit overall, 52-4 against non-conference opponents

• 38-7 in all December games at UNM, 23-1 in The Pit, 12-5 on the road and 3-1 at neutral sites

Junior G Kendall Williams

• team-high 15 points

• averaging 18.8 ppg in 8 games away from Albuquerque this year on 15-35 3s (43%) and 38-42 FTs

• still 27th all-time at UNM with 1,039 points

• 4 assists to become the 7th Lobo with 1,000 points and 350 assists in a career, joining Phil Smith, Kelvin Scarborough, Hunter Greene, Willie Banks, Charles Smith and Dairese Gary...Williams has 353 assists

Sophomore C Alex Kirk

• 13 points and 8 rebounds

• tied a career-high with 2 3-pointers...he was 2-4 and is now 6-19 from 3-point on the season

Sunday, November 30
2:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. USC (Toys For Tots)
Wednesday, December 03
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. New Mexico State
Saturday, December 06
6:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at Valparaiso
Saturday, December 13
6:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. UL Monroe (Youth Day/Mascot Mania)
Wednesday, December 17
8:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Central Arkansas
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
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