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Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  11/30/2005

Nov. 30, 2005

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Team Notes

  • The Lobos improve to 6-1 on the season while Minnesota falls to 4-1

  • New Mexico played its third ranked opponent in the past five games...UNM is 2-1 in those games

  • Attendance was a season-high 11,413

  • The Lobos are now 11-19 all-time vs. ranked opponents

  • UNM got its first win over Minnesota...the Gophers still lead the series 3-1, including a 75-35 victory last year in Minneapolis

  • UNM started 1 of 7 from the floor and missed its first five 3-point attempts...the Lobos finished the first period by making 13 its final 25 FGs, including 3 of 5 treys

  • The Lobos are 51-2 in their last 53 games when scoring 59 points or more

  • Minnesota began 4 of 7 from the field, then missed 22 of its next 25 to end the 1st half...the Gophers made just 11 of their last 46 FG attempts (24%) and shot 28% for the game

  • The 44 points by the Gophers are their fewest since an 86-43 loss to No. 21 Wisconsin on Feb. 22, 2001...Minnesota came into tonight's game averaging 79 points in its first four games

  • UNM trailed 17-16 before going on an 11-0 run for a 27-17 lead...the Lobos outscored the Gophers 18-6 to close the first half with a 34-23 advantage

  • Minnesota's top-two scorers - Natasha Williams (3 points, 0-4 FGs) and Jamie Broback (7 points, 3-12 FGs) - were held to a combined 10 points on 3 of 16 shooting from the floor...they came into the game averaging 16.3 and 15.5 points, respectively, or 31.8 ppg, and were shooting 62% (37-60) from the floor through the first four game

    Individual Notes
    Senior Jana Francis

  • had 13 points and 6 rebounds while tying a career-high with 2 3s...she also attempted a career-high 5 3s

    Sophomore Dionne Marsh

  • scored her first points with 2:41 left in the first half...she missed her first 4 FGs, but finished with 10 points on 4-9 FGs

    Junior Katie Montgomery

  • scored a season-high 16 points on 6-11 FGs, including 4-6 from 3-point...she played the entire 40 minutes for the fifth time in seven games this season and added 4 rebounds, 4 assists and just 1 turnover
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