Nov. 17, 2001
*** Stanford's 81-66 victory at New Mexico was the team's first season opening road win since the 1966-67 season when Stanford scored a 56-53 decision at USF.
*** Stanford is now 41-5 in road wins since the 1997-98 season.
*** 7-foot junior Curtis Borchardt recorded his first double-double (points-rebounds) of his Stanford career with 17 points and a career-high eleven rebounds. Borchardt added four blocks, which now moves him into fifth place all-time in the Stanford record book with 65. Borchardt passed Mark Madsen who had 64 career blocks in sixth place.
*** All-American Casey Jacobsen collected a career-high eight assists. With 17 points against New Mexico, Jacobsen has now scored in double-figures in 30 straight games, and 54 times in 62 career games.
*** Justin Davis, making his first start, hit 5-of-5 shots for ten points along with eight rebounds in 19 minutes.
*** Stanford hosts Southern Utah on Tuesday (Nov. 20) at 7:30 p.m. at Maples Pavilion.
Quotes from Stanford head basketball coach Mike Montgomery
"This was a really good effort. Except for two stretches in the first half, we were able to run our offense, and play good defense. I was really apprehensive coming into this game. I was really concerned. To fight this crowd (18,018) and a good New Mexico team, this was a huge win. When we got behind (20-12 in the first half), we had some good shots, but they didn't go in. But we didn't lose our focus. We battled back with good defense, and we were able to make some plays. We stay together and used good judgement."