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Go Utes!
New Mexico 77, Utah 71




March 3, 2009

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-Nevill reached double figures for the 27th time in 29 games this year and the 101st time in 120 career games (85%). 12 of his 16 points came in the first half alone. Nevill picked up four fouls in the second half to foul out for the first time this year. He also added five rebounds and four blocks on the night.

-Already the Utah career and single-season record holder for blocked shots, Nevill added four more in the game to extend his career mark to 191 and his single-season total to 78.

-Senior guard Lawrence Borha finished with eight points, snapping a streak of 13 games scoring in double figures.

-Senior guard Tyler Kepkay hit the 20-point mark for the second time in conference play, scoring a team-high 20 points.

-Senior forward Shaun Green finished with 13 points, five assists and five rebounds.

-Junior guard Luka Drca fouled out of the game with seven points and four assists.

-Utah shot 56.4% (22-of-39) from the field, losing for the first time this year when shooting 50% or better. They are now 15-1 on the year when shooting 50% or better.

-Utah has lost seven straight contests in The Pit.

 

 

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