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New Mexico at Air Force Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  01/20/2010

Jan. 20, 2010

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Team

• New Mexico win, 73-50, at Air Force...the Lobos are 17-3 overall and 3-2 in the Mountain West Conference...UNM has won 3 games in a row

• The Lobos have won 5 straight over the Falcons for the first time since a 7-game run between 1996-2001...head coach Steve Alford is 6-0 in his career against Air Force

• The Lobos have won 38 straight games, 31-0 under current head coach Steve Alford, when allowing less than 60 points...the last loss was 51-46 at Air Force on Feb. 22, 2006

• The Lobos are 14-0 this season when scoring 70 or more points, but 3-3 with less than 70, including three straight losses

• UNM is 6-2 away from home this season...dating to last year, the Lobos are 7-3 in their last 10 true road games and 8-4 in the past 12, including neutral sites

• New Mexico has a 19-15 road record under third-year coach Steve Alford...it took UNM eight seasons and 85 games to win 19 road games before Alford arrive...the Lobos were 19-66 on the road from 2000-07 under former head coaches Fran Fraschilla and Ritchie McKay

• The past 9 games, UNM has shot 40.0% (201-503) from the field, 30.5% (50-164) from 3-point and 65.6% (181-276) from the FT line

• UNM has made at least one 3-pointer in 608 straight games...the last time it didn't was Jan. 3, 1991, missing on 8 attempts against Colorado State

• Second-highest 3-point shooting game with 13 made, most 3-pointers since 16 against Northern Arizona on Dec. 16 ... Sixth game of season with double-digit 3's, first since 16 against NAU

• Fewest points allowed (50) by the Lobos this season

Individual
• Bench (Brown, Garth, Fenton, Dennis and Adams) came up with 25 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals

Sophomore Phillip McDonald
• team-leading 25 points, including career-high 7 3-pointers on 10 attempts and career-high 9 field goals on season-high 16 attempts
• 13-19 from 3-point range and total of 52 points in 3 career games vs. Air Force
• first 20+ game since 27 at New Mexico State on Nov. 17
• tied season-high with 5 rebounds

Sophomore Nate Garth
• tied career-high with 12 points on career-high 4 3-pointers ... perfect from 3-point range at 4-4, while doubling 3-point career-high

Sophomore Will Brown
• tied career-high with 7 rebounds

Junior Darington Hobson
• team-high 12 rebounds

Junior guard Dairese Gary
• started his 82nd straight game

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
Sunday, January 18
4:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Boise State
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