Jan. 12, 2004
The Lobos lost their 20th straight road game and 21st consecutive contest away from The Pit, including neutral sites...UNM also lost its 7th straight to Wyoming in Laramie...The Cowboys have won 8 of the last 9 in the series.
Junior forward Danny Granger became is the first Lobo since Kenny Thomas to record four straight double-doubles...Granger actually had his d-d with two minutes left in the 1st half...Thomas had double- doubles in the first five games of the 1997-98 season
Granger has 89 points and 52 rebounds during his d-d streak...Granger's season averages are now 21.4 ppg and 11.0 rpg
Granger scored the most points (30) by a Lobo this season...his previous Lobo best was 26 against Penn State...Javin Tindall had 27 against Highlands and Texas Tech...Granger has led UNM in scoring in 7 of the 8 games he's played
Freshman Justin Benson came off the bench to score a career-best 5 points in 22 minutes, also a career-high.
Freshman Lenny Miles' 8 points is his best output since he had 9 at New Mexico State on Dec. 3.
UNM is now 0-3 when it trails at halftime, 9-2 when it leads at the break
New Mexico allowed its most points in the 1st half this season as the Cowboys led 41-36 at the break....The previous high was 32 by New Mexico State in Las Cruces.
The Lobos had been 6-0 this season when shooting 50% or better from the floor, but lost tonight despite making 53% (27-51), including 59% (16-27) in the second half
Senior guard Javin Tindall came into the game averaging 14.8 ppg...he was held to a career-low 1 point on 0-5 FGs and 0-3 from 3-point in just 16 minutes, tying a career-low
UNM committed a season-low 8 turnovers
The Lobos came into the game averaging nearly 25 3-point attempts a game, but were just 7 of 15