Jan. 26, 2006
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The No. 17/18 University of New Mexico women's basketball team will play host to UNLV on Saturday night in the annual "Pack The Pit" game. The Lobos are 15-4 on the season and 5-1 in the MWC, while the Lady Rebels are 12-5 overall and 4-2 in conference. Tickets for Saturday for groups of 25 or more can be purchased for $4 by calling 925-5014, while all other requests are available at 925-5858. Tip-off Saturday night is scheduled for 7:06 p.m.
TONIGHT'S GAME: Tonight's game features the No. 17/18 Lobos of the University of New Mexico as they play host to the Lady Rebels of UNLV in a Mountain West Conference game. Tonight is also "Pack the Pit" with groups of 25 or more receiving tickets for $4.
PACK THE PIT SATURDAY: Be sure to get your tickets for the most anticipated game of the year, "Pack the Pit," this Saturday, January 28th at 7 PM as the Lobos take on conference rival UNLV. Tickets are going fast with 14,000 tickets already sold. For groups of 25 or more call 925-5014 and for single game tickets call 925-5858.
SCOUTING THE LOBOS: UNM is 15-4 on the season and 5-1 in conference with a 69-52 victory over Oral Roberts in the first round of the preseason WNIT, a 55-46 win over Cal in the second round, a 74-63 loss to No. 22 Oklahoma in the WNIT semifinals, a 76-68 win at No. 12 Texas, a 61-54 victory over Marist, a 56-52 win over Oklahoma State, a 62-44 victory over No. 10 Minnesota, a 73-61 loss to No. 12 Arizona State, a 70-57 win over Louisiana Monroe, a 75-59 victory over North Dakota State, a 79-77 win in triple-overtime at New Mexico State, a second loss to Oklahoma 83-70, a victory over New Mexico State 55-42, a win against No. 22 Utah 59-42, victory at Colorado State 73-57, a loss at TCU 76-67, win over Wyoming 62-39, victory at Air Force 59-54 and a win over San Diego State 76-45. New Mexico is led in scoring by sophomore Dionne Marsh at 15.9 ppg. Senior Abbie Letz leads the team in rebounding at 7.8 rpg., while junior Katie Montgomery leads UNM in assists at 3.7 apg.
SCOUTING THE LADY REBELS: UNLV is currently 12-5 overall and 4-2 in the MWC with wins over Alabama State (81-59), Stephen F. Austin (72-66), Tennessee Tech (65-55), Albany (78-56), at Nevada (55-41), Jackson State (73-39), Troy (69-51), Lamar (76-47), Wyoming (65-56), San Diego State (71-54), at Colorado State (67-62) and at Air Force (66-56), with losses at DePaul (88-72), at Cal (58-50), to Texas A&M (73-48), at BYU (77-58) and to Utah (59-51). The leading scorer for the Lady Rebels is Sheena Moore at 13.6 ppg., while Faye Muller leads UNLV in rebounding at 7.4 rpg. Leading them in assists is Moore at 3.7 apg.