New Mexico Women's Basketball Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  01/21/2006

Jan. 21, 2006

Recap |  Box Score

Final Score: New Mexico 59, Air Force 54

  • Nationally-ranked New Mexico improves to 14-4 overall and 4-1 in the Mountain West Conference... Air Force falls to 10-7 overall, 1-5 in the MWC

  • A late 12-0 run propelled the Lobos to the win...they trailed 52-47 with 3:55 remaining before sophomore Brandi Kimble capped the 12-point burst with a pair of FTs with 23 seconds left...sophomore Dionne Marsh, who finished with a game-high 21 points, scored the first 7 points during UNM's decisive run...the Lobos' last 10 points of the game came from the FT line

  • The Lobos now have an 18-1 series lead against the Falcons...Air Force won the initial game in the series in 1992...UNM has won 18 straight since...New Mexico has an 8-1 lead in Colorado Springs

  • UNM led 39-36 with 13:44 left after a basket by freshman Angela Hartill...the Falcons then scored 9 straight points to take a 45-39 lead...the Lobos went 4:31 without a point until Judy Vogt scored at the 9:13 mark

  • Marsh scored a game-high 21 points (5-14 FGs, 11-15 FTs) and has scored 49 points in two career games at Air Force...she scored 14 of UNM's 29 points in the second half, eight of those coming from the FT line

  • New Mexico was 20-29 from the FT line and it made 11 of its last 12...Air Force did not shoot a FT until there was 4:33 left in the game...the Falcons finished 3-4 from the stripe

  • The Lobos trailed 12-3 with 16:34 left in the 1st half before embarking on a 14-0 run over the next 4:39 to take a 17-12 lead on Katie Montgomery's 3-pointer

  • The Falcons made 5 of their first 6 shots from the floor to take the 12-3 lead, but missed 9 straight during a scoring drought of 6:32...Air Force finished the game making 40% (23-58)

  • In the first half, Air Force had an 18-2 scoring edge in points off of turnovers...UNM committed 9 miscues in the first half, including two in its last three possessions...the Lobos committed just 5 TOs in the 2nd half, while causing 11

  • New Mexico is now 13-0 when allowing less than 70 points and 10-1 when getting more rebounds

  • There were 4 ties and 4 lead changes in the second half
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