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New Mexico Men's Basketball Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  11/20/2008

Nov. 20, 2008

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hursday, Nov. 20, 2008

  • New Mexico wins its 600th game in The Pit...UNM is 600-142 all-time since The Pit opened on Dec. 1, 1966

  • The Lobos have won 33 consecutive non-conference home games, currently the 6th-longest streak in the nation

  • UNM is 2-0 all-time against Grambling State and 21-1 against current members of the Southwestern Athletic Conference

  • Steve Alford is 114-10 in non-conference home games in his head coaching career, 12-0 while at UNM

  • New Mexico has made a 3-pointer in 584 consecutive games; the last time it didn't connect was Jan. 3, 1991, going 0-8 against Colorado State

  • The Lobos made 7 of their first 9 3-point attempts and finished the game at 52% (12-23)

  • UNM had 25 assists on 34 made baskets

  • Held Grambling State to 26.2% shooting (16-61) and 24% (6-24) from 3-pointS

    Senior Tony Danridge

  • had a career-high 8 assists, 7 coming in the 1st half; his previous best was 6 against Utah on Jan. 13, 2007

    Freshman Phillip McDonald

  • 15 points and 10 rebounds for his first collegiate double-double and the first double-double by a Lobo freshman since Mark Walters had 23 points and 14 rebounds at Air Force on March 8, 2003

    Senior Daniel Faris

  • a team-high 18 points on 6 of 9 FGs and 6 of 7 FTs, plus 6 rebounds in 24 minutes

    Junior Roman Martinez

  • 15 points and 8 rebounds, making 6 of 8 FGs
  • tied a career-high with 3 3-pointersS

    Senior Chad Toppert

  • scored 12 points, making 3 of 7 3-pointers
  • made 191 3s in his career, still No. 6 on the UNM career list; Kevin Henry is 5th with 197

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    Wednesday, December 31
    5:00 PM - 
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    Saturday, January 03
    6:00 PM - 
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    vs. Colorado State (Alumni Day)
    Tuesday, January 06
    9:00 PM - 
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    Saturday, January 10
    7:00 PM - 
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    at Utah State
    Wednesday, January 14
    7:00 PM - 
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    vs. Air Force
    Sunday, January 18
    4:00 PM - 
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