Tony Snell

Tony Snell

Player Profile

Riverside, Calif.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 200





Alex Kirk named to USA World University Games Squad

One of two Lobos to play, joining Cameron Bairstow for Australia


Tony Snell Drafted no. 20 by Chicago Bulls

Becomes eighth first rounder in UNM History


From the SIDelines

A look back at Kendall Williams' 46-point day...and night


30 Days and Counting: Tony Snell Readies for the Draft

Snell's combine performance has him moving up the boards


From the SIDelines

A look back at UNM's win over George Mason


NCAA Tournament Second Round: Shootaround

Photos from Wednesday's shootaround in preparation for the Lobos' second-round game vs. Harvard


New Mexico vs. UNLV

New Mexico vs. UNLV


New Mexico vs. San Diego St.

New Mexico vs. San Diego St.


Men's Basketball vs. Wyoming

The Lobos celebrate the careers of the two winningest players in program history, Chad Adams & Jamal Fenton, vs. Wyoming


Wyoming @ No. 14 New Mexico

New Mexico Hosts Wyoming


Versatile wing who can handle the ball, shoot from the outside and run the floor • improved his scoring average more than six points from freshman to sophomore year • signed with UNM in November of 2009 • high school teammate of NBA/San Diego State standout Kawhi Leonard, who was the Los Angeles Times' Player of the Year at Riverside (Calif.) King HS in 2009 • prep school teammate of San Diego State standout Jamaal Franklin • played in 104 games with 77 starts...started every game since his sophomore year (70 straight) • declared for the NBA Draft on April 8, ending his career with 952 points


Started all three games in 2012 and `13 • scored just 12 total points in 69 minutes, hitting 5-21 FGs and 2-14 from 3-point • nine points (4-12 FGs, 1-6 3s), a career-high three steals and two assists vs. Harvard in 2013 • scoreless (0-4) in 18 minutes vs. Long Beach State in 2012 • three points on 1-5 from 3-point, two rebounds and two assists in 21 minutes against Louisville


Most Valuable Player after scoring 53 points (17.7 ppg) while making 17-33 FGs (52%) and a steamy 60% (12-20) from 3-point...also 7-9 FTs, nine rebounds, nine assists and three steals...made five 3s against San Diego State and UNLV, tying a UNM record in a postseason conference tournament • led UNM in scoring in all three games • 21 points and three assists in the title game win at UNLV, nailing 8-11 FGs and 5-7 3s...scored 13 straight points (3 3s and 2 2s) for UNM in the final eight minutes of the game as the Lobos pulled away • 15 points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals against Wyoming in the quarterfinals • 17 points (5-8 3s), five rebounds and four assists against San Diego State in the semifinals...three of the 3s came in a span of 55 seconds as the Lobos grabbed a 43-22 lead four minutes into the second half

2012-13 • JUNIOR

• MVP of Mountain West Tournament

• 3rd Team All-Mountain West

• MW co-Player of the Week (Nov. 19 after games against Davidson, Illinois-Chicago and George Mason)

• Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team (45 points, seven 3s, 12-13 FTs, eight assists in three games)

Stats & Trends
Started every game, averaging 12.5 points...made a team-high 64 3-pointers and shot a team-best 84.3% (86-102) from the FT line, which ranked No. 2 in the MW • MW co-Player of the Week Nov. 19 when he averaged 19.7 points, hit eight 3s and 17-19 FTs in three games...included was the game-winning shot against George Mason • made 32 of his past 36 FT tries • scored 108 points the last six games (18.0 ppg) on 36-69 (52%) FGs and 23-45 (51%) from 3-point...Lobos were 16-3 when he attempted at least 10 FGs in a game

Single Game Highlights
Tremendous junior season debut with 25 points, plus five rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals in a career-best 40 minutes against Davidson...did take a career-high 22 shots, the most by a Lobo in a non-OT game since Ruben Douglas took 26 at San Diego State on Feb. 24, 2003 • swished a contested 3 with 1.8 seconds left for an improbable 70-69 victory over George Mason, a game UNM trailed by five with 11.9 seconds left...it was the Lobos' only lead of the second half and it capped a career-high 27-point output, 18 of those coming after halftime...made 8-12 FGs, 4-6 from 3, 7-7 FTs and he led UNM with four assists • 11 points (4-4 FTs) and two assists in the win over No. 21 UConn • tied a career high with seven assists in just 23 minutes against Idaho • 13 points, five rebounds, five assists and a steal against Mercer • 10 points and four assists against New Mexico State on 4-7 FGs and 2-2 from 3 • 9 of his 11 points at New Mexico State came in the second half, including a short jumper in the final minute that provided UNM with a decisive 64-58 advantage • 13 points vs. South Dakota State, but just 3-9 FGs and 2-7 from 3 • 10 points in the win at No. 8 Cincinnati and his baseline jumper with 2:28 remaining were the final and decisive points in the 55-54 victory • 13 points and three assists against (24/19) UNLV...scored eight in the second half • 16 points, five rebounds, two assists, two steals and a career-high three blocks against Fresno State • 22 points at Boise State on 7-12 FGs, 3-5 3s and 5-7 FTs...hit 3 3s in a game for the first time in 12 games • bettered his MW career-high with 23 points, including two critical free throws with 7.7 seconds left, against Colorado State...it marked the first back-to-back 20-point games of his career...hit three 3s for the second straight game as well • limited to seven points (2-7 FGs) in 29 minutes at (25) San Diego State...also guilty of a career-high six turnovers...playing time and effectiveness were somewhat limited after doing the splits with about seven minutes left in the first half • a little under the weather against Nevada, but six points, five assists and three rebounds in 21 minutes • team-high 14 points against Air Force on 5-9 FGs and 3-7 from 3-point • just six points at UNLV on 3-10 FGs and 0-3 from 3-point...did have a season-high six rebounds • 10 points, two rebounds and three assists at Fresno State...his jumper with 20 seconds left and the shot clock near zero gave UNM a 52-48 advantage • solid all-around game against Boise State with 12 points (2-5 3s), six rebounds, four assists, a block and a steal in 39 minutes vs. the Broncos • 10 points in the win at (22/21) Colorado State, but just 2-9 FGs...was 6-6 from the FT line and added five assists and four rebounds • 10 points, three rebounds and two assists in 37 minutes against San Diego State...stellar defense on Aztecs' Jamaal Franklin, who was just 3-13 on FGs • nine points (1-6 3s) and four rebounds in 35 minutes against Wyoming • MW career-high 25 points at Nevada on 8-11 FGs, 3-6 from 3 and 6-7 FTs...also four rebounds, four assists and no turnovers...2nd-most points in his career after 27 against George Mason on Nov. 18...scored UNM's final 10 points of the first half in a little more than three minutes • sank a career-high seven 3s at Air Force en route to 21 points...tried 13 3s, tying for the fifth-most in UNM history...added seven assists to tie a career best

2011-12 • SOPHOMORE

• Honorable Mention All-Mountain West • All-Mountain West Tournament Tean

• Branch Law Firm Men's Basketball Awards • Highest Free Throw Percentage

Led UNM with an 18-point scoring average in exhibition play, shooting .667 from the field and .636 from the three • added three blocks, three steals and five assists • scored nine points with three assists in his season debut against New Orleans • led with 18 points, including three threes against New Mexico State • scored 12 points with a career-high five dimes against Arizona State • led the Lobos with 18 points against Santa Clara, including four threes • set a then-career-high with 21 points, including four threes, against Washington State • had to that point a career-best six assists against Boston College, adding 13 points. His four threes gave him 12 for the 76 Classic, setting a new record for threes in a tournament (later tied) • had a streak of five straight games in double-figures ended with a five point night against Idaho State • scored 12 against Missouri State, including two early threes • hit for double-figures with 10 points, including a pair of threes, at USC • limited to just 20 minutes against Oklahoma State due to getting poked in the eye, and then suffering a cut, forcing him to switch jerseys • lit up Montana State, hitting five threes in the opening minutes of the game on the way to a career-high 24 points, including a career-best six three-pointers, on just eight attempts •had a solid night with 12 points, three assists, and two steals against UMKC • tied a career-high with 24 points against NMSU, hitting five threes and going 9-for-9 from the line • had eight points on 3-of-4 shooting, and five boards against Saint Louis • scored 18 points to lead UNM against Houston Baptist, going 7-for-11 from the field with four assists • scored 12 points with two blocks against North Dakota • scored seven at Wyoming, including 5-for-5 from the line • was held scoreless until the final 40 seconds against San Diego State • rebounded nicely at UNLV, scoring 15 points and grabbing three rebounds, hitting four three-pointers • scored 12 vs. Colorado State with three assists • led UNM with 18 points and four three-pointers against TCU • hit a pair of threes at Air Force • scored 13 points, including two dunks, at Boise State • didn't attempt a shot against Wyoming • didn't score a point for the second straight game • scored 12 points with a team-high five assists and no turnovers against UNLV • scored six points on a pair of threes against TCU • recorded a career-high two blocks along with five assists and six points against Air Force • had a career-high seven assists against Boise State • was named all-tournament after averaging 13 points per game in the MW Tournament, hitting nine three-pointers • had 10 points against Air Force, and then followed that with 15 points, six boards, and six assists against UNLV • scored 14 points in the first half of the title game against San Diego State • struggled in his first NCAA Tournament, scoring three points, but he did dish out four assists

2010-11 • FRESHMAN

• Averaged 4.4 ppg, 1.9 rpg and 17.5 minutes whle playing in 34 of 35 games • DNP against Air Force March 5 due to an ankle sprain suffered three days before at BYU • Started six straight games from Feb. 1-23 before coming off the bench the final seven games • Just 11 points in his last eight games, going 4-27 from the floor and 1-20 from three • that followed a seven-game stretch from Jan. 22-Feb. 16 where he averaged 10.3 ppg on 17-31 threes • 6.0 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 41% (20-49) from three-point and 23.2 minutes in 15 MWC games versus regular-season non-conference numbers of 3.5 ppg, 1.5 rpg, 31% (8-26) from three-point and 13.1 minutes • Made a three in a team-high nine straight games before going 0-4 against Utah Feb. 19 • 14 points on 3-4 3s, 3-3 FTs and five rebounds in 34 minutes at San Diego State Feb. 16 • Career-high 19 points against Wyoming Feb. 9 when he made a career-best 5 treys • Breakout performance in the win over No. 9 BYU Jan. 29 with 16 points off the bench - all in the second half - to rally the Lobos from 13 points down • scoring outburst came in a span of 13:28 and he made his last four 3-point tries • 10 points and six rebounds in 31 minutes at UNLV Jan. 22 • made 3-4 FGs, 2-3 on threes and 2-2 FTs • his clutch three-pointer gave UNM a 61-58 lead with 1:52 left • First career start at Texas Tech and he scored 7 points on 4-4 FTs • seven points (3-5 FGs) in 15 minutes against Colorado in Las Vegas • All seven of his points at New Mexico State came in the first half on two threes and a FT • also had two offensive rebounds and an assist in just 10 minutes • Came off the bench to tally five points, four rebounds, an assist and a steal in 19 minutes against Arizona State...made his first collegiate three-pointer during UNM's 20-0 run in the first half


A 2009 graduate of King HS in Riverside, Calif. • Averaged 14 points, 7 rebounds, 4 blocks and 3 assists as a senior in 2008-09 • The Wolves were 30-3 that season, and finished seventh nationally in the MaxPreps/National Guard computer rankings • Played for head coach Tim Sweeney


Born Nov. 10, 1991 • Favorite color is red • Major is University Studies