Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  11/16/2007

Nov. 16, 2007

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Presbyterian vs. New Mexico
November 16, 2007
The Pit - Albubquerque, N.M.

Team Notes

- New Mexico raced out to a 30-9 lead in tonight's game, cruising to a 88-57 win against Presbyterian.

- UNM went 34-62 from the floor for 54.8%.

- Lobo ball handlers - Jamaal Smith, Dairese Gary and Darren Prentice - combined for 13 assists and just five turnovers.

- The Lobos had 25 assists on 34 baskets in tonight's game, the second straight game UNM has had at least 25 assists.

- The Lobos recorded 28 against eastern Washington on Nov. 12, their highest total in 10 years.

- The Lobos hit 13-28 from behind the arc for 46.4%...the most 3-pt FGs in a game since canning 17 at Utah last season.

Individual Notes

Junior guard Chad Toppert

  • scored a career-high 21 points...the most by a Lobo this season
  • went 5-8 from behind the 3-pt. line
  • Senior guard J.R. Giddens

  • scored a season high 16 points
  • grabbed a game high eight rebounds
  • Freshman guard Dairese Gary

  • had a season-high seven assists
  • Junior forward Johnnie Harris

  • scored a season-high 12 points going 6-7 from the field
  • Senior guard Darren Prentice

  • recorded four assists and no turnovers in 21 minutes off the bench
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