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Drew Gordon

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Archbishop Mitty

Last College:
UCLA

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 245

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
07/12/1990

Experience:
1VL

05/15/2013

From the SIDelines

A look back at UNM's win over George Mason

04/10/2012

Stevens: New Mexico Lobos Men's Basketball 2011-12 Season Review

Steve Alford's Lobos grab two Mountain West titles, win 28 games, and make NCAA field as No. 5 seed

04/03/2012

Lobos Finish 23rd in Final ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll

UNM also ranks in top 25 in eight NCAA statistical categories

03/23/2012

2011-12 Men's Basketball Awards Banquet Presented by Branch Law Firm Tickets Available

Event takes place Tuesday, April 10 at Embassy Suites

03/17/2012

No. 21 Lobos Fall In Third Round To No. 18 Cardinals, 59-56

Drew Gordon had 21 points and 14 rebounds

03/17/2012

New Mexico vs. Louisville (AP - 3/17/12)

New Mexico vs. Louisville (AP - 3/17/12)

03/15/2012

No. 5 New Mexico vs. No. 12 Long Beach State (First Round)

No. 5 New Mexico vs. No. 12 Long Beach State (Second Round)

03/14/2012

NCAA Tournament Practice - March 14

Photos from the Lobos' shootaround in preparation for their second-round NCAA Tournament matchup vs. Long Beach State.

03/10/2012

New Mexico vs. SDSU (AP - 3/10/12)

New Mexico vs. SDSU (AP - 3/10/12)

03/08/2012

New Mexico vs. Air Force

New Mexico vs. Air Force

LoboTV: Getting to know DREW GORDON

GENERAL INFORMATION

Transfer from UCLA who enrolled at UNM prior to the 2010 spring semester • Per NCAA transfer rules, Gordon had to sit out two full semesters so he became eligible to play Dec. 19, 2010 when UNM hosted The Citadel • Eligibile through the 2011-12 season • Had successful surgery Oct. 25, 2010 to repair a torn meniscus (cartilage) in his right knee • ended his career eighth in career rebounding at UNM, and second in career double-doubles

2011-12 • SENIOR

• Preseason All-Mountain West • Preseason Mountain West Player of the Year • Preseason Naismith Watch List • Preseason Wooden Watch List • First Team All-Mountain West •

• Branch Law Firm Men's Basketball Awards • Most Valuable Player • Most Rebounds

In limited exhibition minutes he averaged 16.5 points and 9.0 rebounds over the two games, shooting .579 from the field • Opened the season with a double-double, 14 points and 13 rebounds against New Orleans • didn't record a field goal against NMSU, a first in his Lobo career • nearly came back with a double-double, going for 13 points and nine boards at Arizona State • had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds against Santa Clara, hitting a career-best 7-of-8 from the line • had eight points and four rebounds against Washington State • was unstoppable against Boston College with a season-high 21 points and 11 rebounds for his third double-double • grabbed a season-high tying 13 rebounds against Idaho State, with two dunks, one a reverse 180 • had just eight points and five boards against Missouri State • had a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds in 37 minutes at USC • was named Hank Iba MVP of the Bill Russell Game in the All-College Classic with 13 points and a season-high 20 rebounds against Oklahoma State • was named Mountain West Player of the Week • had a solid double-double of 10 points and 14 rebounds against Montana State • scored a team-high tying 18 against UMKC, with a season-high three blocked shots • tied a career-high with 23 points and had 19 rebounds with three steals against New Mexico State • lead UNM with 18 points and nine boards vs. Saint Louis, including the two clinching free throws with 1.2 left • had another double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds against Houston Baptist • recorded a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds with a career-best five blocks against North Dakota • had just eight points and five rebounds against Wyoming, ending an eight-game double-figure scoring streak • rebounded with 15 points, eight boards, and a career-high five assists against San Diego State • had his 10th double-double of the season, scoring 14 points and grabbing 12 rebounds with three blocked shots • had 11th double-double with 13 points (leading the team) and 14 rebounds against Colorado State, adding three assists, three blocks, and two steals in a fertile stat line • had a third-straight double-figure rebounding game with 11 boards against TCU • had a team-leading 13 points, including a breakaway dunk, and eight boards against Air Force • Had five points and six rebounds at Boise State, wearing a No. 15 jersey for the entire game due to blood on his normal No. 32 jersey • had 13 rebounds against Wyoming, along with solid defense • was a monster at SDSU with 17 points and 17 rebounds, his second 15-and-15 on the road this season • earned MW Player of the Week honors and ESPN national Player of the Week honors after recording just the fifth 20-20 game against a ranked opponent in the last 10 years, going for a career-high 27 points and 20 rebounds against UNLV on a national CBS broadcast • had 13 points and a team-leading six boards against Colorado State • had double-figure rebounds for the fourth time in five games with 12 against TCU • had another double-double with 17 points and 11 assists, going 8-of-9 from the field, against Air Force • recorded his 15th double-double, eventually earning Mountain West Player of the Week honors for a fourth time, as he scored a career-high 30 points, including his first career three-pointer, against Boise State • had 15 points and seven boards against Air Force • dominated against UNLV in the semifinals, shooting 8-of-10 and hitting for 19 points with 13 rebounds • in the championship game he scored 12 points with 12 rebounds, cementing MVP honors for the tournament • had his 18th double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds against Long Beach State • had his 19th double-double with 21 points and 14 rebounds against Louisville, most of that coming after hyperextending his knee near the end of the first half • scored 15 points of UNM's final 21 points, including a long three with 2.8 seconds left

2010-11 • JUNIOR

Started the final 19 games after coming off the bench the first seven • missed the first nine games while sitting out as a transfer • Averaged 13.0 points and a team-high 10.5 rebounds overall, and 13.9 ppg and 11.8 rpg in MWC contests • Averaged 12.8 rebounds a game the last nine games • Not surprising that he has led UNM in rebounding 21 times in 25 games • Scored in double figures 22 times, including 12 in a row from Jan. 12-Feb. 23 • 18 points and nine rebounds - both team highs - in the win over UTEP in the NIT • Team-high 30 points and 28 rebounds in two MWC Tournament games, including 17 and 13 in the semifinals against BYU • set career-highs with seven FTs made and four assists, and tied a career mark with three blocks, against Colorado State • In MWC games only, Gordon had one rebound fewer than San Diego State's Kawhi Leonard: 189 for Gordon, 190 for Leonard • Twice named MWC Player of the Week: co-player Jan. 31 after 27 points and 23 rebounds in wins over TCU and No. 9 BYU; then won it outright March 7 following 28 points and 26 rebounds after victories at No. 3 BYU and Air Force • 15 points and 16 rebounds in the win at No. 3 BYU March 2 • 16 points and 18 rebounds against Wyoming Feb. 9 • 15 points and 12 rebounds in the win over No. 9 BYU Jan. 29...had 11 points and eight boards in the first half • 12 points and 11 rebounds against TCU • 10 points and 13 rebounds at UNLV Jan. 22 and all five of his FGs were dunks • A career-high 23 points, 14 rebounds, three blocks and two steals in 33 minutes against San Diego State Jan. 15 • Made his first Lobo start against Colorado State Jan. 12, logging 15 points and 16 rebounds • first UNM double-double vs. Cal State Bakersfield with 14 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks in 23 minutes • all of his points came after halftime • 10 points, inen boards and three blocks in a season-high 34 minutes at Dayton • 11 points and three rebounds in 20 minutes against The Citadel, his first collegiate action since Nov. 29, 2009, against Long Beach State

2009-10 (SOPHOMORE / UCLA)

Played and started six games • Averaged 11.2 points and 5.3 rebounds..half of his rebounds (16 of 32) were on the offensive end • 19 points and six rebounds in 21 minutes against Cal State Bakersfield • 18 points and nine boards against Pepperdine

2008-09 (FRESHMAN / UCLA)

Played in 34 of 35 games, missing UCLA's NCAA Tournament first round game against VCU due to a concussion • Averaged 10.9 minutes off the bench • Third in offensive rebounds with 45 • Made a team-high 56.5% of his shots (52-for-92) • First career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds in home win over Wyoming • Scored Pac-10 high of 11 points at Oregon State • Second on the team with 19 dunks and third with 15 blocks • Four points, two rebounds and a block while going 2-for-2 from the FT line and making his only FG try in the Bruins' second-round loss to Villanova in the NCAA Tournament

HIGH SCHOOL

A 2008 graduate of Archbishop Mitty HS in San Jose, Calif. • A four-year varsity letterwinner • Registered career highs of 29 points, 21 rebounds, 11 blocks shots (three times) and seven assists • Listed as the No. 15 power forward and the No. 42 overall prospect in the Class of 2008 by Rivals.com • Invited to play in the 2008 Jordan Brand Classic on April 19 at Madison Square Garden in New York • Named to the 2008 Long Beach Press-Telegram's Best in the West first team • Three-time (2005-07) All-West Catholic Athletic League first team selection • played in 11 games as a senior (2007-08), averaging 17.5 ppg and 10.5 rpg before being sidelined by an ankle injury • Archbishop Mitty lost in the state championship game • As a junior, averaged 15.1 ppg, 10.4 rpg, 2.4 apg, 2.3 spg and 4.1 bpg, shooting 63.8% from the floor, 50.0% from three-point range and 70.2% from the line • led Archbishop Mitty to a 29-6 record, a No. 9 ranking in the West Region by USA Today and to the state championship game • 2007 San Jose Mercury News Player of the Year • earned 2007 EA Sports second-team All-America honors • Also threw the discus and shot put

PERSONAL

Born July 12, 1990, in San Jose • Full name is Drew Edward Gordon • Son of Ed Gordon and Shelly Davis • Father played basketball at San Diego State, while mother attended UCLA • Has a younger brother, Aaron and a younger sister, Elisabeth • Majoring in University Studies

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