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Men's Basketball Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  11/28/2007

Nov. 28, 2007

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  • The Lobos improve to 7-0 for the first time since 1998-99 with the 57-48 win over Southern Utah...it's UNM's best start since being 8-0 in 1998-99

  • New Mexico trailed in the 2nd half of a game for the first time this year; the last deficit against SUU was 34-33 with 11:58 left...UNM outscored the Thunderbirds 24-14 the rest of the way

    UNM's averages/percentages coming into tonight: Tonight
    81.7 points per game 57
    20.7 assists per game 15
    52% shooting overall 39%
    47.8% shooting from 3-point 12.5% (3-24)
    10.8 3-pointers made per game 3

  • The Lobos shot a season-low 39% from the floor.... the previous low was 44.4% in the season opener at Colorado

  • New Mexico shot a season-high 80% (12-15) from the FT line...it came into the game making 60.4% on the season

  • UNM suffered its worst 3-point shooting game since a 2 for 20 performance (10%) at UNLV on Feb. 22, 2003

  • UNM started 0 of 9 (and 1 of 17) from 3-point before its first make at the 5:19 mark of the 1st half...the Lobos were 1 of 15 in the 1st half and they finished 3 of 24...the previous season-lows for 3-pointers were 6 made at Colorado and 44.4% (8-18) against Eastern Washington

    Senior J.R. Giddens

  • had 14 points and 9 rebounds, plus a career-high-tying 6 assists, and 3 steals, 2 blocks and 0 turnovers
  • played 34 minutes, the most by a Lobo this season

    Senior Darren Prentice

  • made his 1st start of the season and the 21st of his career
  • had 5 assists and 0 turnovers
  • has not committed a turnover in the past 5-plus games, a span of 128 minutes
  • has 31 assists and just 3 turnovers on the season

    Junior Daniel Faris

  • scored 10 points, giving him consecutive double-figure scoring games for the 1st time in his career...he had a career-high 16 last week against Hawai'i
  • Wednesday, December 31
    5:00 PM - 
    Men's Basketball
    vs. Fresno State
    Saturday, January 03
    6:00 PM - 
    Men's Basketball
    vs. Colorado State (Alumni Day)
    Tuesday, January 06
    9:00 PM - 
    Men's Basketball
    at San Diego State
    Saturday, January 10
    7:00 PM - 
    Men's Basketball
    at Utah State
    Wednesday, January 14
    7:00 PM - 
    Men's Basketball
    vs. Air Force
    Sunday, January 18
    4:00 PM - 
    Men's Basketball
    vs. Boise State
    Wednesday, January 21
    9:00 PM - 
    Men's Basketball
    at UNLV
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