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Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  11/22/2008

Nov. 22, 2008

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• The Lobos had won 33 consecutive non-conference home games, the 5th-longest streak in the nation...the last loss before tonight was 81-64 to 5th-ranked Wake Forest on Dec. 22, 2004

• New Mexico led 69-60 with 2:07 left in the game, but was outscored 12-2 the rest of the way...UCF's Chris Baez hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 4.6 seconds left

• The Lobos shot 61.5% (24-39) from the FT line and are now shooting 64.4% (67-104) on the season

Steve Alford is now 114-11 in non-conference home games in his head coaching career, 12-1 while at UNM

• New Mexico has made a 3-pointer in 585 consecutive games; the last time it didn't connect was Jan. 3, 1991, going 0-8 against Colorado State

Sophomore Dairese Gary
• scored a career-high 20 points
• also set career-highs with 10 FTs made and 13 FTs attempted

Senior Tony Danridge
• 13 points, a career-high-tying 6 rebounds and he set a career-best with 4 steals
• tied a career-high with 7 FTs made and set a career-best with 13 FTs attempted

Senior Chad Toppert
• scored 9 points, making 3 of 7 3-pointers
• made 194 3s in his career, still No. 6 on the UNM career list; Kevin Henry is 5th with 197

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