Streaks and trends
*New Mexico defeated Nevada 90-72 to improve to 19-5 overall and 10-2 in the Mountain West.
*New Mexico allowed just 24 points in the first half, and it's the sixth time in nine games UNM has allowed 27 points or fewer in the opening half.
*New Mexico is now 17-1 when leading at the half, and 8-1 in conference games.
*New Mexico never trailed in the game and was tied just once, and 2-2.
*The Lobos led by 24 at the break 48-24. It was the largest halftime margin of the season, ahead of the 20 for UNM when the Lobos led Grand Canyon 46-26.
*The Lobos set a season-high with 27 assists (had 25 on 34 baskets against Charleston Southern).
*The Lobos had just eight turnovers, the eighth time in the last 11 games.
*New Mexico one game after scoring just two bench points got 24.
Junior C Alex Kirk
*Scored 29 points, his first 20-point game since scoring 21 against San Diego on November 30. It was the third-highest total of his career
*Kirk set a career-high with five assists. He previously had three assists six other times in his career. He added five rebounds and four blocks.
Senior F Cameron Bairstow
*Scored 24 points, his 23rd double-figure scoring game of the season. It was his 15th 20-point game of the season.
*Also had 11 rebounds for a double-double, his sixth of the season and eighth of his career.
*Bairstow now has 156 free throws made this season, and he is now tied for 10th place on the single-season list.
Senior G Kendall Williams
*Saw his streak of double-figure scoring games end at 24 as he scored seven points.
*His first half assist moved him ahead of Dairese Gary for fourth on the all-time UNM assist list.
*Williams now has 156 free throws made this season, and he is now tied for 10th place on the single-season list.
*Ended up with seven points, five assists, three steals and no turnovers.
Junior G Hugh Greenwood
*Had a season-high tying seven assists with just one turnover.