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Post-Game Notes: (RV/RV) New Mexico 90, Nevada 72
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  02/15/2014

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.

                                                                                                                                                                            In-Game Notes

*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.​

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