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Postgame Notes - New Mexico at UNLV
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  02/02/2008

Feb. 2, 2008

Recap |  Final Stats

  • UNM falls 79-60 at UNLV...the Lobos are now 16-6 overall and 3-4 in the MWC...UNLV is 17-4 overall, 6-1 in the MWC
  • New Mexico loses to UNLV for the 10th time in the past 11 games in Las Vegas
  • The 19-point loss is UNM's widest to UNLV in Las Vegas since a 100-68 setback in 1982
  • The Lobos were scoreless for a span of 6:15 of the first half as UNLV increased an 8-5 lead to 21-5...UNM trailed 40-20 at halftime, the second straight game it was down by 20 at the break
  • The Lobos came into the game leading the MWC in 3-point shooting at 42.1%, but were held to 33.3% (8-24) tonight
  • New Mexico shot 39.2% (20-51) and is now at 42.2% in 7 MWC games...the FT% tonight was 12 of 23, lowering the season accuracy to 66% and 61.3% (98-160) in conference games
  • After committing a season-low 6 turnovers last Saturday at BYU, the Lobos were guilty of 22 against UNLV, including 16 in the first half and 11 in the first 9 minutes...the Lobos had committed just 22 turnovers in its past 3 games before tonight

Freshman Jonathan Wills

  • scored 7 points off the bench, his best outing since 13 points in the season opener at Colorado
  • added a season-high 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block and 0 turnovers in 23 minutes

Freshman Dairese Gary

  • 7 points, 7 assists, 3 rebounds and just 1 turnover

Junior Chad Toppert

  • 6 points on 2 of 4 shots from 3-point
  • has made a 3-pointer in 15 straight games
  • career accuracy from 3-point is 45.34% (156-344), 1st all-time at UNM...Troy DeVries is 2nd at 44.95%
  • has 156 3-pointers in his career, 8th place all-time at UNM
Saturday, December 20
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at New Mexico State
Tuesday, December 23
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at Grand Canyon
Wednesday, December 31
5:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Fresno State
Saturday, January 03
6:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Colorado State (Alumni Day)
Tuesday, January 06
9:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at San Diego State
Saturday, January 10
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at Utah State
Wednesday, January 14
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Air Force
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