No. 10/12 New Mexico vs. Colorado State Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  02/23/2010

Feb. 23, 2010

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• New Mexico wins its 12th straight game with a 72-66 victory at Colorado State...the Lobos, who started 0-2 in the Mountain West Conference and were picked to finish 5th in the preseason poll, improve to 26-3 overall and 12-2 in the MWC...UNM maintains its lead over BYU for 1st place in the league

• The Lobos set school records with their: 6th straight conference road win, 9th road win of the season (9-2) and 10th win away (10-2) from Albuquerque (road and neutral sites) in 2009-10

• The 12-game winning streak ties for the 3rd longest in school history...UNM also started the current season 12-0...the school record is 17 in a row in 1967-68

• The 26 wins ties for 2nd-most in school history...UNM was 26-7 in 2004-05...the school record is 28 in 1995-96 (28-5)

• UNM has tied an MWC record with 12 straight conference wins; Utah won 12 in 2004-05

• New Mexico has won 6 straight over Colorado State in Fort Collins

Roman Martinez (17/12) and Darington Hobson (15/10) each had a double-double...it's the 2nd time this season the duo has done that...it also happened against Texas Tech

• The Lobos are 23-15 on the road in 3 seasons under head coach Steve Alford, 15-8 in the MWC

• UNM out-rebounded CSU 44-32, and 92-62 in the 2 games against the Rams this season

• The Lobos are 6-0 in games decided by 3 points or less and 10-0 when the differential is 6 points or less

• New Mexico came into the game leading the MWC in fewest turnovers at 11.1 a game...the Lobos had 12 in the 1st half, but just 4 after halftime

• The Lobos trailed at halftime (32-29) for the 1st time in 11 games, since being down 29-28 at Wyoming on Jan. 16

• UNM has won 30 straight games (21-0 this season) when scoring 70 or more points...the last loss was 81-76 last year at San Diego State

• UNM has used the same starting lineup in all 29 games this season

• UNM has made at least one 3-pointer in 617 straight games...the last time it didn't was Jan. 3, 1991, missing on 8 attempts against Colorado State


Junior G Darington Hobson
• 15 points and 10 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season and 5th in the past 6 games
• on track to become the 1st player in Lobo history to lead the team in scoring, rebounding and assists in a season

Senior F Roman Martinez
• 17 points and a career-high-tying 12 rebounds in 36 minutes
• 4 of 8 from 3-point
• Lobos are 37-6 in Martinez's career when he plays more than 30 minutes
• passed former teammate Chad Toppert (1,067 points) for 23rd place on UNM's career scoring list...Martinez has 1,076 points
• became the 13th Lobo to get 600 career rebounds...he has 607

Junior G Dairese Gary
• started his 91st straight game
• 23 points, including 7-7 FTs in the 2nd half and 4-4 in the final 29 seconds
• 2 assists, tying Charles Smith (1994-97) for 8th all-time at UNM with 358
• 84 points the past 6 games, 59 coming after halftime