New Mexico vs. Eastern Washington -- Basketball Postgame Notes
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Release:  11/12/2007

Nov. 12, 2007

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Basketball Postgame Notes
New Mexico vs. Eastern Washington
Nov. 12, 2007

  • The Lobos improve to 2-0 with the 92-57 win over Eastern Washington...UNM has now won all five meetings against the Eagles
  • A crowd of 12,016 was on hand to watch the Lobos in the first regular-season home game for new UNM head coach Steve Alford
  • The Lobos trailed 10-2 at the 16:34 mark of the first half, then went on a 13-0 run for a 15-10 advantage...UNM held the Eagles scoreless until they made 2 FTs at the 11:52 mark, a span of 4:42...New Mexico led 47-29 at the half
  • New Mexico shot 56% (32-57) from the floor, and had 28 assists on the 32 made baskets
  • All 10 Lobos played at least 14 minutes, and all 10 scored...the bench contributed 40 points
  • UNM's first 7 trips of the game resulted in 1 of 4 shooting and 4 turnovers...the Lobos committed just 6 turnovers the final 36 minutes of the game
  • Senior guard J.R. Giddens registered his 4th career double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds...he added 3 assists and 3 steals in 25 minutes
  • Junior forward Daniel Faris tied a career-high with 14 points...he also had 14 last year against Colorado in The Pit
  • Senior guard Darren Prentice came off the bench to score 9 points, tie a career-high with 8 assists, and commit just 1 turnover...he had all 9 of his points, 5 assists and 0 turnovers in the first half
  • New Mexico is now 170-8 when scoring 90 or more points in The Pit
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