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No. 15/14 New Mexico vs. rv/rv UNLV Post-game Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  01/09/2010

Jan. 9, 2010

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Team

• The Lobos fall to 14-3 overall and 0-2 in the Mountain West Conference following a 74-62 home loss to UNLV...that's a season scoring low for UNM for the second straight game

• New Mexico's 19-game home winning streak comes to an end as does a 9-game home streak in MWC home games

• The Lobos lose consecutive games for the first time since Jan. 3 (at UNLV) and Jan. 6 (UTEP), 2009...UNM loses consecutive MWC games for the first time since Jan. 26 (at BYU) and Feb. 2 (at UNLV), 2008

• UNLV's Kendall Wallace came off the bench to make 7 of 10 3-pointers...the last opposing player to make 7 treys against UNM was UNLV's Kevin Kruger, who hit 7 of 9 in an 85-83 win in The Pit on Feb. 28, 2007

• UNLV jumped out to a 19-8 lead at the 13:21 mark of the first half by making 8 of its first 11 FGs...the Lobos started the game 3 of 13 from the floor

• UNM shot 36% (18-50) overall and 22% (4-18) from 3-point...the past 6 games, the Lobos are shooting 38% (127-335) from the field and 29% (31-108) from 3-point

• The Lobos are 9-47 (19%) from 3-point in their last 3 games against UNLV

• New Mexico's only leads today were 23-21 and 46-45

• UNM had its 4th sellout of the season (14,586), and third in a row...the last time UNM had 3 straight sellouts was during the 1993-94 season when it had 6 in a row...capacity that season was 17,964...average attendance for 2009-10 is now 13,144 for 11 games...capacity is 14,586 this season due to construction/renovations at The Pit

• As a ranked team, UNM has a 104-7 record in The Pit

• UNM has made at least one 3-pointer in 605 straight games...the last time it didn't was Jan. 3, 1991, missing on 8 attempts against Colorado State

Individual

Junior guard Dairese Gary
• led UNM in scoring for the 3rd straight game - and 4th time this season - with 17 points
• averaging 14.1 points the past 9 games
• set a career-high with 13 FTs made and tied a career-high with 15 FTs attempted
• started his 79th straight game

Senior forward Roman Martinez
• 15 points and a career-high-tying 12 rebounds for his 3rd double-double in the past 6 games, and the 7th of his career
• passed Charlie Thomas for 23rd place at UNM with 533 career rebounds
• UNM is now 28-6 when he plays more than 30 minutes

Junior guard Darington Hobson
• 14 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists after just 2 points, 1 rebound and 2 assists at halftime
• still leads the team in scoring (16.4), rebounding (8.1) and assists (4.4), something no Lobo has ever done for a season

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