Drew Gordon

Drew Gordon

Player Profile


San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Archbishop Mitty

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 245





From the SIDelines

A look back at UNM's win over George Mason


Stevens: New Mexico Lobos Men's Basketball 2011-12 Season Review

Steve Alford's Lobos grab two Mountain West titles, win 28 games, and make NCAA field as No. 5 seed


Lobos Finish 23rd in Final ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll

UNM also ranks in top 25 in eight NCAA statistical categories


2011-12 Men's Basketball Awards Banquet Presented by Branch Law Firm Tickets Available

Event takes place Tuesday, April 10 at Embassy Suites


No. 21 Lobos Fall In Third Round To No. 18 Cardinals, 59-56

Drew Gordon had 21 points and 14 rebounds


New Mexico vs. Louisville (AP - 3/17/12)

New Mexico vs. Louisville (AP - 3/17/12)


No. 5 New Mexico vs. No. 12 Long Beach State (First Round)

No. 5 New Mexico vs. No. 12 Long Beach State (Second Round)


NCAA Tournament Practice - March 14

Photos from the Lobos' shootaround in preparation for their second-round NCAA Tournament matchup vs. Long Beach State.


New Mexico vs. SDSU (AP - 3/10/12)

New Mexico vs. SDSU (AP - 3/10/12)


New Mexico vs. Air Force

New Mexico vs. Air Force

LoboTV: Getting to know DREW GORDON


Transfer from UCLA who enrolled at UNM prior to the 2010 spring semester • Per NCAA transfer rules, Gordon had to sit out two full semesters so he became eligible to play Dec. 19, 2010 when UNM hosted The Citadel • Eligibile through the 2011-12 season • Had successful surgery Oct. 25, 2010 to repair a torn meniscus (cartilage) in his right knee • ended his career eighth in career rebounding at UNM, and second in career double-doubles

2011-12 • SENIOR

• Preseason All-Mountain West • Preseason Mountain West Player of the Year • Preseason Naismith Watch List • Preseason Wooden Watch List • First Team All-Mountain West •

• Branch Law Firm Men's Basketball Awards • Most Valuable Player • Most Rebounds

In limited exhibition minutes he averaged 16.5 points and 9.0 rebounds over the two games, shooting .579 from the field • Opened the season with a double-double, 14 points and 13 rebounds against New Orleans • didn't record a field goal against NMSU, a first in his Lobo career • nearly came back with a double-double, going for 13 points and nine boards at Arizona State • had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds against Santa Clara, hitting a career-best 7-of-8 from the line • had eight points and four rebounds against Washington State • was unstoppable against Boston College with a season-high 21 points and 11 rebounds for his third double-double • grabbed a season-high tying 13 rebounds against Idaho State, with two dunks, one a reverse 180 • had just eight points and five boards against Missouri State • had a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds in 37 minutes at USC • was named Hank Iba MVP of the Bill Russell Game in the All-College Classic with 13 points and a season-high 20 rebounds against Oklahoma State • was named Mountain West Player of the Week • had a solid double-double of 10 points and 14 rebounds against Montana State • scored a team-high tying 18 against UMKC, with a season-high three blocked shots • tied a career-high with 23 points and had 19 rebounds with three steals against New Mexico State • lead UNM with 18 points and nine boards vs. Saint Louis, including the two clinching free throws with 1.2 left • had another double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds against Houston Baptist • recorded a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds with a career-best five blocks against North Dakota • had just eight points and five rebounds against Wyoming, ending an eight-game double-figure scoring streak • rebounded with 15 points, eight boards, and a career-high five assists against San Diego State • had his 10th double-double of the season, scoring 14 points and grabbing 12 rebounds with three blocked shots • had 11th double-double with 13 points (leading the team) and 14 rebounds against Colorado State, adding three assists, three blocks, and two steals in a fertile stat line • had a third-straight double-figure rebounding game with 11 boards against TCU • had a team-leading 13 points, including a breakaway dunk, and eight boards against Air Force • Had five points and six rebounds at Boise State, wearing a No. 15 jersey for the entire game due to blood on his normal No. 32 jersey • had 13 rebounds against Wyoming, along with solid defense • was a monster at SDSU with 17 points and 17 rebounds, his second 15-and-15 on the road this season • earned MW Player of the Week honors and ESPN national Player of the Week honors after recording just the fifth 20-20 game against a ranked opponent in the last 10 years, going for a career-high 27 points and 20 rebounds against UNLV on a national CBS broadcast • had 13 points and a team-leading six boards against Colorado State • had double-figure rebounds for the fourth time in five games with 12 against TCU • had another double-double with 17 points and 11 assists, going 8-of-9 from the field, against Air Force • recorded his 15th double-double, eventually earning Mountain West Player of the Week honors for a fourth time, as he scored a career-high 30 points, including his first career three-pointer, against Boise State • had 15 points and seven boards against Air Force • dominated against UNLV in the semifinals, shooting 8-of-10 and hitting for 19 points with 13 rebounds • in the championship game he scored 12 points with 12 rebounds, cementing MVP honors for the tournament • had his 18th double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds against Long Beach State • had his 19th double-double with 21 points and 14 rebounds against Louisville, most of that coming after hyperextending his knee near the end of the first half • scored 15 points of UNM's final 21 points, including a long three with 2.8 seconds left

2010-11 • JUNIOR

Started the final 19 games after coming off the bench the first seven • missed the first nine games while sitting out as a transfer • Averaged 13.0 points and a team-high 10.5 rebounds overall, and 13.9 ppg and 11.8 rpg in MWC contests • Averaged 12.8 rebounds a game the last nine games • Not surprising that he has led UNM in rebounding 21 times in 25 games • Scored in double figures 22 times, including 12 in a row from Jan. 12-Feb. 23 • 18 points and nine rebounds - both team highs - in the win over UTEP in the NIT • Team-high 30 points and 28 rebounds in two MWC Tournament games, including 17 and 13 in the semifinals against BYU • set career-highs with seven FTs made and four assists, and tied a career mark with three blocks, against Colorado State • In MWC games only, Gordon had one rebound fewer than San Diego State's Kawhi Leonard: 189 for Gordon, 190 for Leonard • Twice named MWC Player of the Week: co-player Jan. 31 after 27 points and 23 rebounds in wins over TCU and No. 9 BYU; then won it outright March 7 following 28 points and 26 rebounds after victories at No. 3 BYU and Air Force • 15 points and 16 rebounds in the win at No. 3 BYU March 2 • 16 points and 18 rebounds against Wyoming Feb. 9 • 15 points and 12 rebounds in the win over No. 9 BYU Jan. 29...had 11 points and eight boards in the first half • 12 points and 11 rebounds against TCU • 10 points and 13 rebounds at UNLV Jan. 22 and all five of his FGs were dunks • A career-high 23 points, 14 rebounds, three blocks and two steals in 33 minutes against San Diego State Jan. 15 • Made his first Lobo start against Colorado State Jan. 12, logging 15 points and 16 rebounds • first UNM double-double vs. Cal State Bakersfield with 14 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks in 23 minutes • all of his points came after halftime • 10 points, inen boards and three blocks in a season-high 34 minutes at Dayton • 11 points and three rebounds in 20 minutes against The Citadel, his first collegiate action since Nov. 29, 2009, against Long Beach State

2009-10 (SOPHOMORE / UCLA)

Played and started six games • Averaged 11.2 points and 5.3 rebounds..half of his rebounds (16 of 32) were on the offensive end • 19 points and six rebounds in 21 minutes against Cal State Bakersfield • 18 points and nine boards against Pepperdine

2008-09 (FRESHMAN / UCLA)

Played in 34 of 35 games, missing UCLA's NCAA Tournament first round game against VCU due to a concussion • Averaged 10.9 minutes off the bench • Third in offensive rebounds with 45 • Made a team-high 56.5% of his shots (52-for-92) • First career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds in home win over Wyoming • Scored Pac-10 high of 11 points at Oregon State • Second on the team with 19 dunks and third with 15 blocks • Four points, two rebounds and a block while going 2-for-2 from the FT line and making his only FG try in the Bruins' second-round loss to Villanova in the NCAA Tournament


A 2008 graduate of Archbishop Mitty HS in San Jose, Calif. • A four-year varsity letterwinner • Registered career highs of 29 points, 21 rebounds, 11 blocks shots (three times) and seven assists • Listed as the No. 15 power forward and the No. 42 overall prospect in the Class of 2008 by Rivals.com • Invited to play in the 2008 Jordan Brand Classic on April 19 at Madison Square Garden in New York • Named to the 2008 Long Beach Press-Telegram's Best in the West first team • Three-time (2005-07) All-West Catholic Athletic League first team selection • played in 11 games as a senior (2007-08), averaging 17.5 ppg and 10.5 rpg before being sidelined by an ankle injury • Archbishop Mitty lost in the state championship game • As a junior, averaged 15.1 ppg, 10.4 rpg, 2.4 apg, 2.3 spg and 4.1 bpg, shooting 63.8% from the floor, 50.0% from three-point range and 70.2% from the line • led Archbishop Mitty to a 29-6 record, a No. 9 ranking in the West Region by USA Today and to the state championship game • 2007 San Jose Mercury News Player of the Year • earned 2007 EA Sports second-team All-America honors • Also threw the discus and shot put


Born July 12, 1990, in San Jose • Full name is Drew Edward Gordon • Son of Ed Gordon and Shelly Davis • Father played basketball at San Diego State, while mother attended UCLA • Has a younger brother, Aaron and a younger sister, Elisabeth • Majoring in University Studies