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Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  02/09/2013

Feb. 9, 2013

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New Mexico Basketball Postgame Notes

(15 AP / 16 Coaches) UNM at UNLV

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 *** Las Vegas, Nev.

• New Mexico falls to 20-4 overall (7-2 MWC, 1st place) after a 64-55 loss at UNLV (18-6, 5-4 MW)

• The Lobos never led, shot 33.9% (21-62) from the floor, 18.2% (4-22) from 3-point and 50% (9-18) from the FT line

• UNM's top two scorers - Kendall Williams (13.6 ppg) and Tony Snell (11.9 ppg) combined for 11 points on 4 of 19 FGs and 1 of 8 from 3-point

• UNM is 9 of 47 (19%) from 3-point in its last 3 road games

• The Lobos are 8-3 away from The Pit this season (5-3 road, 3-0 neutral)...since the start of the 2011-12 season, New Mexico is 22-8 in its last 30 games away from Albuquerque, including a 12-4 record in the past 16

• New Mexico is 43-29 in road games under sixth-year head coach Steve Alford...before Alford came to UNM, it took the Lobos 13 seasons and 136 games (43-93 between 1995-2007) to get 43 road wins

• UNM is 171-71 all-time when nationally ranked, 118-8 in The Pit, 38-50 on the road and 15-13 neutral

• UNM has made a 3-point FG in 717 straight games...the last game without a 3 was Jan. 3, 1991 at Colorado State (0-for-8)

• New Mexico has a 100-29 record since the start of the 2009-10 season

Head coach Steve Alford

• 454-233 in his 22nd season as a head coach

• 146-50 in his 6th year at New Mexico, 89-11 in The Pit, 43-29 on the road and 14-10 neutral

• 62-25 in Mountain West regular-season games, 37-7 in The Pit and 25-18 on the road

• 27-12 when UNM is ranked, 17-2 in The Pit, 7-7 on the road and 3-3 neutral

• 6-7 in his career against UNLV, 2-5 in Las Vegas

• 29-10 in February games at UNM, 16-3 in The Pit and 13-7 on the road

• 15-7 against ranked opponents while at UNM, 6-2 at home, 6-3 on the road and 3-2 at neutral sites

• 10-5 in overtime games at UNM, 7-2 in the Mountain West regular season and 7-1 on the road

Sophomore C Alex Kirk

• 17 points and a career-high 16 rebounds for his 5th double-double of the season and 6th of his career

• 40 points and 25 rebounds in 2 games vs. UNLV this season

Junior F Cameron Bairstow

• made his 8th start of the season and finished with 13 points and 6 rebounds

• 51 points in his last 4 games as a starter, an average of 12.8 ppg

Junior G Kendall Williams

• 5 points (1-9 FGs), 5 assists and 5 turnovers...missed his last 8 FGs after a 3-pointer early in the game

• still 25th place all-time at UNM with 1,121 points

• 8th place all-time at UNM with 390 career assists

Saturday, December 20
69 - 67 (W)
Men's Basketball
at New Mexico State
Tuesday, December 23
7:00 PM - 
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at Grand Canyon
Wednesday, December 31
5:00 PM - 
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vs. Fresno State
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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at San Diego State
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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vs. Boise State
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