Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  01/07/2006

Jan. 7, 2006

Recap |  Box Score

  • New Mexico improves to 12-3 overall, 2-0 in the Mountain West and 3-1 on the road...Colorado State falls to 7-6, 1-1 in the MWC

  • UNM has won 4 straight over the Rams for the first time since taking 6 straight between 1976-80

  • After losing 12 straight at Colorado State, the Lobos have won consecutive games in Fort Collins for the first time since taking 3 in a row between 1976-80

  • The Lobos fell behind 13-3 today as they missed 9 of their first 10 shots from the floor...CSU started 6 of 9 from the field in building the 10-point lead...UNM quickly erased the deficit, using a 12-0 run to take a 15-13 lead...the lead grew to 32-21 later in the first half as New Mexico outscored the Rams 29-8 after trailing by 10

  • After going 1 of 10 from the floor to start the game, UNM made 25 of its final 49 attempts to end the game at 44% (26-59)

  • CSU came into the game leading the MWC in 3-point shooting at 40%...the Lobos held them to just 2 of 13 (15.4%), and the Rams missed their first nine attempts from outside the arc

  • New Mexico is 11-0 this year when allowing less than 70 points, 8-0 when out-rebounding the opponent and 9-0 when leading at the half

  • The Lobos tied a season-high by making nine 3s (9-19)...they also had 9 against Oklahoma State

  • Senior post Jana Francis had 10 points and a career-high 11 rebounds en route to the first double-double of her career...Francis came into the game averaging 8.4 points and 4.3 rebounds...she had 8 points and 7 rebounds in the first half

  • Abbie Letz scored a game-high 22 points and added 10 rebounds for her 5th double-double of the season, 6th of her career and 4th in the past 6 games...she also tied a career-high with 6 assists

  • Junior guard Katie Montgomery played the entire game for the 8th time this season and finished with 15 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 0 turnovers

  • Limited to just 1 point in 4 first-half minutes due to early foul trouble, sophomore forward Dionne Marsh scored 15 points after halftime to finish with 16...Marsh scored 9 of UNM's first 18 points after halftime
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