Dec. 10, 2005
Box Score |
No. 18 New Mexico vs. North Dakota State
TEAMNew Mexico has won the Lobo Shootout eight times in the tournament's 12year history and is 204 alltime in the tourney.
UNM is 71 at The Pit this year and 232 at home over the past two seasons.
New Mexico has won the turnover battle in 6 of 10 games this year and is 42 in those games.
The Lobos hit 33 of 42 free throws in the Lobo Shootout, good for 78.6%.
UNM was 2541 (61%) from the charity stripe in the three games prior to the tournament.
New Mexico has shot 75% or better from the FT line in 5 games this season and is 50 in those games.
INDIVIDUALSenior Abbie Letz, who was named the Lobo Shootout tournament MVP, notched her second doubledouble of the year and third of her career with 13 points and 14 rebounds tonight.
Letz also had 11 points and 11 rebounds against Cal earlier in the year
The 14 rebounds were a careerhigh, while the 13 points matched a seasonhigh.
Junior guard Julie Briody had a seasonhigh 16 points to lead the team in scoring for the first time this season.
Sophomore forward Dionne Marsh added 15 points. Marsh has scored in double figures in 9 of 10 games this year and 29 times in 41 career games.