Lobos Hit the Road to Play Colorado State
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  01/12/2007
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Jan. 12, 2007

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The University of New Mexico women's basketball team will try to earn its first conference victory of the year as they travel to Fort Collins, Colorado, to play the Colorado State Rams Saturday afternoon. The Lobos are 10-6 on the year and 0-3 in the MWC, while the Rams are 6-9 this season and 1-2 in the MWC. Tip-off is set for 2:00 PM from Moby Arena and can be heard live on 610 AM The Sports Animal.

TONIGHT'S GAME: Tonight's game features the Lobos of the University of New Mexico playing on the road against the Rams of Colorado State University in a Mountain West Conference game.

SCOUTING THE LOBOS: New Mexico is 10-6 this season and 0-3 in the MWC with victories over Florida Atlantic (74-44), No. 25 Texas (63-60), Georgia Southern (64-43), Siena (78-39), New Mexico State (81-47 and 65-45), at Arizona (76-63), Sam Houston State (77-41), UCLA (72-63) and Northern Arizona (62-51) and losses to No. 12/13 Arizona State (67-49), Nebraska (66-59), No. 7/8 Oklahoma (80-58), Wyoming (54-51), Utah (49-48) and BYU (63-59). UNM is led in scoring by senior Julie Briody at 16.4 ppg and rebounding by junior Brandi Kimble at 5.9 rpg. Leading the Lobos in assists is senior Katie Montgomery at 3.1 apg.

SCOUTING THE RAMS: Colorado State is 6-9 on the year and 1-2 in the conference with wins over UMKC (89-72), Idaho (88-68), Northern Colorado (59-48), San Jose State (76-57), Panhandle State (76-64) and Air Force (65-56) and losses to San Francisco (62-51), Pacific (71-59), Western Carolina (64-60), Colorado (56-51), Denver (65-53), Connecticut (93-58), New Mexico State (71-55), TCU (86-36) and Utah (73-57) The Rams are led in scoring by Kelly Jo Mullaney at 14.5 ppg and rebounding by Marilyn Moulton at 8.5 rpg. Leading them is assists is Molly Nohr at 2.9 apg.

THE COACHES: UNM is led by head coach Don Flanagan who enters his 12th season at New Mexico. Flanagan is 249-110 at UNM. The head coach of Colorado State is Jen Warden who is in her second season as a Ram and fifth overall. Warden has a record of 15-29 at CSU and 44-88 overall.