Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  02/12/2006

Feb. 12, 2006

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  • 20th-ranked New Mexico improves to 18-6 overall and 8-3 in the Mountain West Conference...the Lobos are tied with Utah for second place...TCU is 12-9 overall, 6-4 in the MWC

  • New Mexico has won 33 straight Mountain West Conference home games, the last lost being dealt by UNLV on Jan. 6, 2002...it's the second-longest streak in the nation...Stanford has won 44 consecutive Pac-10 home games at Maples Pavilion

  • Attendance was 11,865, increasing the season average to 10,139

  • New Mexico's winning margin in six MWC home games this year is 23.7 points

  • UNM set season-highs for points (87), 3-point FGs made (11) and FT percentage (93.3, 28-30)

  • The Lobos set a season-high for the second straight game with the 87 points...the previous high was 85 four days ago against Colorado State

  • Leading 36-28 at halftime, the Lobos opened the second half on a 15-3 run to take a 51-31 advantage...UNM hit three 3s during the burst

  • New Mexico was 28 of 30 from the FT line (93.3%), including 23 straight conversions at one point

  • In the 2nd half, the Lobos shot 55% (12-22) from the floor, 60% (6-10) from 3-point and 96% (21-22) from the line

  • New Mexico made a season-high 11 3-pointers...the Lobos were 5 of 12 in the first half, 6 of 10 in the second half...the previous season high was 9 on three occasions (Oklahoma State, at Colorado State and at home vs. San Diego State)

  • Junior G Julie Briody came off the bench to score 14 points on 3-5 FGs, 2-2 from 3-point and 6-6 FTs in just 15 minutes...she had 12 points in the first half, including 10 straight during one stretch...Briody came into the game shooting 16% (6-38) on the season from 3-point

  • Senior F Abbie Letz came within 1 rebound of her 6th double-double of the season and 7th of her career...she finished with 22 points and 9 rebounds, both team highs, plus 4 assists, 2 steals and a block
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