1990–91 New Mexico Lobos men's basketball team

The 1990–91 New Mexico Lobos men's basketball team represented the University of New Mexico as a member of the Western Athletic Conference. The Lobos were coached by head coach Dave Bliss and played their home games at the University Arena, also known as "The Pit", in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

1990–91 New Mexico Lobos men's basketball
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
Record20–10 (10–6 WAC)
Head coach
Home arenaUniversity Arena
Seasons
← 1989–90
1991–92 →
1990–91 WAC men's basketball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
No. 10 Utah 15 1   .938 30 4   .882
BYU 11 5   .688 21 13   .618
New Mexico 10 6   .625 20 10   .667
Wyoming 8 8   .500 20 12   .625
UTEP 7 9   .438 16 13   .552
Hawaii 7 9   .438 16 13   .552
Colorado State 6 10   .375 15 14   .517
San Diego State 6 10   .375 13 16   .448
Air Force 2 14   .125 9 20   .310
1991 WAC tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

Roster edit

1990–91 New Mexico Lobos men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
C 13 Luc Longley 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Sr
G 42 Rob Robbins 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Sr
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

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Schedule and results edit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
Nov 23, 1990*
Texas-Arlington W 136–99  1–0
University Arena 
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Nov 24, 1990*
San Francisco W 94–77  2–0
University Arena 
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dec 1, 1990*
at Texas Tech W 66–55  3–0
Lubbock Municipal Coliseum 
Lubbock, Texas
Dec 3, 1990*
Maryland Eastern Shore W 79–62  4–0
University Arena 
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dec 5, 1990*
at Arizona State L 54–59  4–1
Wells Fargo Arena 
Tempe, Arizona
Dec 8, 1990*
New Mexico State
Rivalry
W 94–88  5–1
University Arena 
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dec 15, 1990*
at New Mexico State
Rivalry
L 64–72  5–2
Pan American Center 
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Mar 2, 1991
at UTEP W 72–70  20–8
(10–6)
Special Events Center 
El Paso, Texas
WAC tournament
Mar 7, 1991*
(3) vs. (6) Hawaii
Quarterfinals
L 67–68  20–9
Arena-Auditorium 
Laramie, Wyoming
NCAA tournament
Mar 14, 1991*
(14 E) vs. (3 E) No. 14 Oklahoma State
First Round
L 54–67[2]  20–10
Cole Fieldhouse 
College Park, Maryland
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
E=East.

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Awards and honors edit

NBA draft edit

Round Pick Player NBA Club
1 7 Luc Longley Minnesota Timberwolves

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References edit

  1. ^ "1990–91 New Mexico Lobos Roster and Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  2. ^ "Tepid Oklahoma State Eliminates New Mexico, 67-54". The Washington Post. March 15, 1991. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  3. ^ "2019–20 New Mexico Men's Basketball Media Guide" (PDF). University of New Mexico Athletics. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 6, 2020. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  4. ^ "1991 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved May 10, 2020.