New Mexico Lobos

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Team Snapshot
Points Per Game 76.3 75th
Rebounds Per Game 37.6 62nd
Assists Per Game 13.9 125th
Points Allowed 76.7 Tied-297th
2018-19 MW Standings
TEAM CONF OVR
Nevada 15-3 29-5
Utah State 15-3 28-7
Fresno State 13-5 23-9
San Diego State 11-7 21-13
UNLV 11-7 17-14
Air Force 8-10 14-18
New Mexico 7-11 14-18
Colorado State 7-11 12-20
Wyoming 4-14 8-24

New Mexico Lobos News

  • Official Site of the Lobos: UNM Athletics to Host National Anthem Auditions July 29

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The University of New Mexico Athletic Department will host auditions for national anthem singers on Monday, July 29th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Dreamstyle Arena- The Pit.

    Slots are available for basketball and Olympic sports. Each singer will have two minutes to perform a traditional version of "The Star-Spangled Banner".

    You must reserve a time slot to audition; there will be no guarantee for walk-ins the day of auditions. Those auditioning are asked to be prompt and ready to sing when they arrive at Dreamstyle Arena.

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The University of New Mexico Athletic Department will host auditions for national anthem singers on Monday, July 29th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Dreamstyle Arena- The Pit.

    Slots are available for basketball and Olympic sports. Each singer will have two minutes to perform a traditional version of "The Star-Spangled Banner".

    You must reserve a time slot to audition; there will be no guarantee for walk-ins the day of auditions. Those auditioning are asked to be prompt and ready to sing when they arrive at Dreamstyle Arena.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Weir Adds McHale to Men's Basketball Staff

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- Head coach Paul Weir of The University of New Mexico men's basketball program announced the addition of Dan McHale to the Lobo staff on Thursday. McHale will serve as an assistant coach and comes to the Lobos after three years as the head coach at Eastern Kentucky.

    "Dan is a tremendous addition to our team. His blend of acumen and enthusiasm will be a great injection into our program," Weir said. "His experience as a Division I head coach, at the highest levels of college basketball, and in our style of play make him a perfect addition for us.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Men's Basketball Conference Schedule Released

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. --- The Mountain West has officially released the conference schedule for the 2019-20 season, the league announced Thursday. Each Mountain West institution will play nine home games and make nine road trips during the conference season. This is the seventh year that the MW has utilized the 18-game format.

    OFFICIAL MOUNTAIN WEST RELEASE

    The Lobos will kick off Mountain West play on December 4 with a home contest against Boise State before taking to a pair of road games at Wyoming on Dec. 7 and San Jose State on New Year's Day.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Kelati Wins First National Championship with 10,000m Victory

    In a remarkable year in which The University of New Mexico sophomore broke records, including the school record, and won her first outdoor Mountain West championship in the 10,000-meter, Thursday night at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships produced another memorable first for the Lobo- a national championship.

    After coming close to a championship in cross country with a runner-up finish and finishing second in the 5000-meter at the indoor championships in March, Kelati was not going to be denied this time.

    Finding another gear to cross the line at 33:10.84 and edge out Oregon's Carmela Cardama Baez, Kelati became the first Lobo to win the NCAA title in the event for her first NCAA title.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Lobos Sign NBA Academy Africa's Wegscheider

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- Coach Paul Weir and The University of New Mexico men's basketball program have signed Kurt-Curry Wegscheider from The NBA Academy Africa to NLI for the 2019-20 season, the program announced Wednesday. Wegscheider will be eligible immediately with four years remaining.

    A 6-foot-3 guard, Wegscheider has been enrolled at The NBA Academy Africa in Saly, Senegal since 2017. The NBA Academy Africa is an elite basketball training center for top male and female prospects from throughout the continent.

    "Kurt is the exact type of young man we want in our program," Weir said.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Lobos Sign NBA Academy Africa's Wegscheider

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- Coach Paul Weir and The University of New Mexico men's basketball program have signed Kurt-Curry Wegscheider from The NBA Academy Africa to NLI for the 2019-20 season, the program announced Wednesday. Wegscheider will be eligible immediately with four years remaining.

    A 6-foot-3 guard, Wegscheider has been enrolled at The NBA Academy Africa in Saly, Senegal since 2017. The NBA Academy Africa is an elite basketball training center for top male and female prospects from throughout the continent.

    "Kurt is the exact type of young man we want in our program," Weir said.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Berryman Named Associate AD for Business Operations

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- Ryan Berryman, who has spent the past seven years with the UNM men's basketball program including the last two-and-a-half as the Director of Operations, has been named the Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations. The hiring was announced Friday by Director of Athletics Eddie Nunez and is pending HR approval. He will begin his duties May 27.

    Nunez selected Berryman after a national search. During that search, Berryman's work with the UNM Board of Regents, and his background both with UNM and with UNM's Anderson School of Management were prominent.

  • ESPN.com: Hayward returns home with 20 in Celtics win

    INDIANAPOLIS -- It's hard to imagine Easter Sunday could've gone much better for Gordon Hayward.

    After the Boston Celtics forward missed last year's playoff run because of the gruesome season-ending leg and ankle injuries he suffered six minutes into the season opener in Cleveland, he was healthy again. He was playing in the playoffs about 20 miles away from his hometown of Brownsburg, and had his wife and three young daughters on hand for the game.

    And, most importantly, his 20 points on 7 for 9 shooting -- including going 3 for 3 from 3-point range -- to go with three rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block helped propel the Celtics to a 110-106 victory over the Indiana Pacers.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Men's Basketball Signs Caldwell

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- Head Coach Paul Weir and The University of New Mexico men's basketball program officially announced the signing of JJ Caldwell on Friday. Caldwell will join the team beginning in the 2019-20 season as a redshirt-junior with two years of eligibility remaining. He will be eligible immediately.

    Caldwell began his collegiate career at Texas A&M after finishing high school as the nation's fifth-ranked point guard recruit as well as the country's No. 30 overall recruit as ranked by well-known recruiting expert Bob Gibbins. A member of the ESPN Top 100, Caldwell was listed as a four-star prospect by ESPN, 247 Sports, Rivals.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Mathis Returns for One More Season

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- The University of New Mexico men's basketball senior and Lobo record holder Anthony Mathis will return for the 2019-20 season, the program announced Wednesday. Mathis has been granted a season of competition waiver by the NCAA and will return for one more season in Cherry & Silver.

    "I am so happy for Anthony," head coach Paul Weir said. "There hasn't been a more committed member of our team the past two years and to have him for one more is an absolutely huge boost for our program."

    Mathis remains with the Lobos after breaking the UNM record for most 3-pointers in a single season in 2018-19 and currently ranks fourth in UNM program history for most threes in a career with 222.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Mike Bradbury named a finalist for 2019 United States Marine Corps/WBCA National Coach of the Year

    LILBURN, Ga. - The University of New Mexico head women's basketball coach Mike Bradbury has been named as one 13 finalists for the 2019 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year as it was announced by the WBCA on Tuesday.

    Bradbury, who recently completed his third year on the bench for the Lobos, is the only finalist from a non-Power 5 conference. This past season, Bradbury continued to improve the UNM women's basketball program and guided it to new heights.

    "I am grateful to be recognized by the WBCA for everything that this team has accomplished this year," said Bradbury.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Lobos back in WNIT; host Denver on Thursday

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - On the heels of a second-straight 20-plus win regular season, the University of New Mexico women's basketball team has once more been selected to participate in the postseason WNIT and will also host the opening round. The Lobos (24-6) will be taking on the University of Denver inside Dreamstyle Arena - The Pit on Thursday, March 21 at a time to be announced.
    IMPORTANT TICKET INFORMATION
    - Tickets for the game will go on sale online, over the phone, and in person on
    - Ticket prices will be $10 for adults, $4 for UNM students and youth (ages 3-18), and free for children ages 2 and under
    ** - Season Ticket Holders will have their seats protected until Wednesday, March 20 at 5:00 p.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: 2018-19 season comes to an end in WNIT First Round

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The University of New Mexico women's basketball team had its 2018-19 season come to an end on Thursday night in the First Round of the WNIT as they were upended by visiting University of Denver, 83-75.

    Despite the season-ending loss, the 2018-19 Lobos enjoyed another successful season all-around. Their 24 wins on the year tied for the fifth-most in a season and gave the program consecutive 20-plus win campaigns for the first time since 2007-08 - 2008-09. After starting out the season 1-1, the Lobos rolled off 11-straight wins to tie the program record for longest winning streak in a season.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Lobos begin WNIT at home against Denver

    Tipping Off
    The University of New Mexico women's basketball team is WNIT bound for the second-straight season after posting another 20-plus win campaign. It will be the Lobos' 17th overall postseason appearance and their seventh in the WNIT.

    Last year, the Lobos made the WNIT field for the first time since 2009-10 and made a run to the Third Round as they won games against Saint Mary's and Rice before falling to TCU. All three games were played in Albuquerque and all-time, the Lobos have played 17 of their 18 WNIT games at home.

    The first round opponent for the Lobos is the University of Denver out of the Summit League.

  • Official Site of the Lobos: Lobos Eliminated in Mountain West Quarterfinals

    BOX SCORE (PDF) | PHOTO GALLERY | POST-GAME NOTES| POST-GAME QUOTES

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. --- In an exciting game that saw 16 ties and 19 lead changes, The University of New Mexico men's basketball team fell to the second-seed Utah State Aggies in the 2019 Mountain West Quarterfinals on Thursday evening by a score of 91-83 in the final minutes to conclude the season. Redshirt-sophomore Vance Jackson finished with a game-high 25 points to lead the Lobos.

    The contest marks the second straight game Jackson has scored 20 points or more and his fifth straight scoring in double figures.

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