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1996-97 New Mexico Lobos Schedule and Results

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Overall: 25-8, .758 W-L% (18th of 305)
Conference: 11-5, 3rd in WAC Mountain (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dave Bliss (25-8)

PS/G: 74.8 (55th of 305) ▪ PA/G: 63.8 (42nd of 305)
SRS: 14.67 (25th of 305) ▪ SOS: 3.67 (93rd of 305)

NCAA Tournament: (#3 seed in East)
Won East First Round (59-55) versus #14 Old Dominion
Lost East Second Round (64-63) versus #6 Louisville

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
17 18 19 11 15 15 14 16 18 12 15 13 9 13 10 11 14 11

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Fri, Nov 22, 1996 REG Columbia Ivy W 94 56 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 23, 1996 REG Eastern Washington Big Sky W 69 53 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Nov 27, 1996 REG Centenary (LA) A-Sun W 96 64 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Nov 30, 1996 REG Arizona Pac-10 W 84 77 4 0 W 4
5 Wed, Dec 4, 1996 REG @ Texas Tech Big 12 L 68 77 4 1 L 1
6 Sat, Dec 7, 1996 REG @ New Mexico State Big West W 86 72 5 1 W 1
7 Fri, Dec 13, 1996 REG New Mexico State Big West W 84 82 6 1 W 2
8 Sat, Dec 21, 1996 REG Sam Houston State Southland W 76 55 7 1 W 3
9 Mon, Dec 23, 1996 REG Jackson State SWAC W 98 45 8 1 W 4
10 Fri, Dec 27, 1996 REG Bucknell Patriot W 67 57 9 1 W 5
11 Sat, Dec 28, 1996 REG Mississippi SEC W 75 64 10 1 W 6
12 Sun, Jan 5, 1997 REG @ Hawaii WAC L 62 75 10 2 L 1
13 Thu, Jan 9, 1997 REG Texas Christian WAC W 79 64 11 2 W 1
14 Sat, Jan 11, 1997 REG Southern Methodist WAC W 78 58 12 2 W 2
15 Thu, Jan 16, 1997 REG @ Tulsa WAC L 57 80 12 3 L 1
16 Sat, Jan 18, 1997 REG @ Rice WAC W 69 61 13 3 W 1
17 Sat, Jan 25, 1997 REG Texas-El Paso WAC W 61 49 14 3 W 2
18 Sat, Feb 1, 1997 REG Utah WAC W 87 71 15 3 W 3
19 Mon, Feb 3, 1997 REG Brigham Young WAC W 74 32 16 3 W 4
20 Thu, Feb 6, 1997 REG @ Southern Methodist WAC W 75 72 17 3 W 5
21 Sat, Feb 8, 1997 REG @ Texas Christian WAC L 59 80 17 4 L 1
22 Thu, Feb 13, 1997 REG Rice WAC W 81 64 18 4 W 1
23 Sun, Feb 16, 1997 REG Tulsa WAC W 57 51 19 4 W 2
24 Thu, Feb 20, 1997 REG @ Texas-El Paso WAC L 62 71 19 5 L 1
25 Sat, Feb 22, 1997 REG Hawaii WAC W 89 69 20 5 W 1
26 Thu, Feb 27, 1997 REG @ Brigham Young WAC W 90 48 21 5 W 2
27 Sat, Mar 1, 1997 REG @ Utah WAC L 58 78 21 6 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
28 Tue, Mar 4, 1997 CTOURN N San Jose State WAC W 103 70 22 6 W 1
29 Thu, Mar 6, 1997 CTOURN N Hawaii WAC W 65 57 23 6 W 2
30 Fri, Mar 7, 1997 CTOURN N Utah WAC L 70 72 23 7 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
31 Fri, Mar 14, 1997 NCAA N Old Dominion CAA W 59 55 24 7 W 1
32 Sun, Mar 16, 1997 NCAA N Louisville CUSA L 63 64 24 8 L 1