No. 12/15 New Mexico vs. Wyoming Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  02/17/2010

Feb. 17, 2010

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• New Mexico wins its 10th straight game with an 83-61 victory over Wyoming...the Lobos, who started 0-2 in the Mountain West, improve to 24-3 overall and 10-2 in the MWC...the Lobos remain one-half game ahead of BYU for 1st place...UNM was picked to finish 5th in the MWC preseason poll

Steve Alford picks up his 300th career win in 15 seasons as an NCAA Div. I head coach (Southwest Missouri, Iowa, New Mexico)...he is 300-178...his overall record, including four seasons at Manchester (Ind.) College is 378-207 in his 19th season

• The Lobos have won 24 of their first 27 games for only the 2nd time in school history...the 1977-78 team was also 24-3

• New Mexico has tied a school record by winning 10 straight conference games...the 1977-78 Western Athletic Conference champs started 10-0

• New Mexico had its 3rd straight sellout of 14,586 and its 7th capacity crowd of the season

• UNM has won 6 of the past 7 games against Wyoming, and 7 straight over the Cowboys in Albuquerque

• The Lobos are 24-1 in their last 25 home games, and 47-5 under head coach Steve Alford

• Head coach Steve Alford is 70-24 in his 3rd year at New Mexico

• The Lobos have won 29 consecutive games (20-0 this season) when scoring 70 or more points...the last loss was 81-76 at San Diego State a year ago

• UNM is 20-0 this season when leading at halftime

• UNM has used the same starting lineup in all 27 games this season

• UNM has made at least one 3-pointer in 615 straight games...the last time it didn't was Jan. 3, 1991, missing on 8 attempts against Colorado State

• New Mexico is 73-173 (42%) from 3-point the past 8 games, an average of 9.1 treys a game...that comes after making just 27% the previous 8 games when it averaged 4.6 3s a game


Junior G Darington Hobson
• 4th straight double-double and 9th of the season with 20 points and 10 rebounds...also 6 assists
• 92 points (32-58 FGs, 7-11 3s, 21-27 FTs), 53 rebounds, 33 assists and 11 steals the past 5 games, averages of 18.4 ppg, 10.6 rpg, 6.6 apg and 2.2 sgp

Senior F Roman Martinez
• 13 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 blocks and 3 steals in 26 minutes
• tied a career-high with 3 blocks

Sophomore G Phillip McDonald
• 14 points on 3-9 FGs from 3-point
• shooting 47% (31-66) from 3-point in MWC games

Junior G Dairese Gary
• started his 89th straight game

Freshman G Jamal Fenton
• 6 points, 3 rebounds and a career-high 6 assists