Post-Game Notes: (25/RV) New Mexico 72, Nevada 58
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  03/02/2014

Streaks and trends

*New Mexico defeated Nevada 72-58 to improve to 23-5 overall and 14-2 in the Mountain West. 

*New Mexico's 14 conference wins is a Mountain West era high for the team.

*UNM is now 7-1 on the road in MW play, and that also ties the best road record in the MW era for the squad.

*New Mexico is now 4-4 when trailing at the half, and 3-1 in conference games.

*UNM is now 21-2 when shooting above 40% this season, 41-3 in the last 44, and 65-4 in the last three seasons.

*UNM has won 20 games for the 27th time, all occurring since the 1963-64 season.  UNM now has seven straight 22-win seasons, the longest streak in school history.

*UNM has held four straight opponents under 60 points, and 11 straight under its scoring average.

In-Game Notes

*The Lobos trailed at the break 31-27.  It was the 13th time in 16 conference games that UNM has allowed 31 points or fewer in the first half.

*Kendall Williams, Cameron Bairstow and Chris Perez all won their 102nd game, tying for third most in school history.

*The Lobos were down 14 at 31-17 but closed the half on a 10-0 run over the last 4:13.

*The 14-point deficit was the largest since trailing UNLV 33-17 in the first half.

*New Mexico's free throw defense continued its strong streak as Nevada went just 8-for-14.  UNM's last four opponents are 35-for-65 (.538).

Junior C Alex Kirk                  

*Had his 13th double-double of the season and 23rd of his career with 10 points and 10 rebounds, adding four blocks.

*The 13 double-doubles in a season is tied for 12th most at UNM, and the 23 for his career has him in 10th place on the UNM career list all alone.

Senior F Cameron Bairstow

*Scored 22 points, his 27th double-figure scoring game of the season.

*His 22 points gives him 17 20-point games on the year.  For the entirely of the 2012-13 season, the Lobos as a team had just 16 20-point games.

*Moved into 20th on the UNM single season scoring list with 568 points, and his 327 MW points is the

 Senior G Kendall Williams

*Scored 11 points, his 27th double-figure scoring game of the season.

*Moved into eighth on the career scoring list with 1,731 points

*With his second assist of the game, he broke the Mountain West All-Games and Mountain West Conference Games Only career records for assists, formerly held by Oscar Bellfield of UNLV.

*Moved into third place on the career minutes list.

 Junior G Hugh Greenwood

*Had six points, five assists, three rebounds, three assists and no turnovers.

Freshman G Cullen Neal

*UNM is 16-0 this season when Neal records at least two field goals in a game.  He hit two as part of his eight-point game.

Sophomore F Merv Lindsay

*Recorded his first dunk of the season.