Post-Game Notes: (RV/RV) New Mexico 58, (6/7) San Diego State 44
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  02/22/2014

Streaks and trends

*New Mexico defeated No. 6/No. 7 San Diego State 58-44 to improve to 21-5 overall and 12-2 in the Mountain West. 

*New Mexico and San Diego State are now tied atop the Mountain West standings with four games remaining.

*The win means UNM and SDSU cannot finish worse than a tie for second.

*New Mexico is now 19-1 when leading at the half, and 10-1 in conference games.

*UNM is now 19-2 when shooting above 40% this season, 39-3 in the last 42, and 63-4 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 20-win seasons, the second longest streak in school history.

*The 44 points was the fewest allowed this year.

In-Game Notes

*The Lobos led at the break 29-22.  It was the 11th time in 14 conference games that UNM has allowed 31 points or fewer in the first half. 

*UNM's two lowest first half points allowed were against nationally-ranked San Diego State (22) and current nationally-ranked Cincinnati (20).

*UNM has now held nine straight opponents below its season scoring average.

*The Lobos are now 6-3 in their last nine meetings against top-10 teams.

*It's the highest-ranked opponent that UNM has defeated since beating No. 3 BYU in Provo on March 2, 2012.

*It's the highest-ranked opponent that UNM has defeated in The Pit since beating No. 3 Utah 77-74 in the Royce Olney game on February 1, 1998.

*The 22 points allowed in the second half tied for the fewest this season.

*Kendall Williams, Cameron Bairstow and Chris Perez all won their 100th game.

Junior C Alex Kirk

*Had five blocks, tying a career-high.  It's the sixth time he has had five blocks in a game this season, and the seventh time a Lobo has done it.

*He tied for the team lead with nine rebounds.

Senior F Cameron Bairstow

*Scored 26 points, his 25th double-figure scoring game of the season, and the 16th time this season.  His previous career-high before this season was 17 points.

*Moved up a spot into 27th place on the career scoring list with 1,077

*Moved into 18th place on the career rebounding list with 573.

*Moved into eighth on the single-season free throw attempts list with 220 and he's now eighth on the single-season free throws made list with 162.

*Tied for the team lead in rebounds with nine.

 Senior G Kendall Williams

*Scored 10 points, his 25th double-figure scoring game of the season.

*Remained in ninth place on the list with 1,720

*Had six assists and is now ahead of Kelvin Scarborough for third on the career list with (572)

 Junior G Hugh Greenwood

*Played 35 minutes with six points, five rebounds, and four assists. 

*Had his third block of the season, and it came on the opening possession.

Junior G Deshawn Delaney

*Tied a career-high with three steals.​