Feb. 14, 2006
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The University of New Mexico women's basketball team returns to the road, as they travel to Laramie, Wyo., to take on the University of Wyoming in a MWC showdown. The Lobos are 18-6 on the season and 8-3 in conference, while the Cowgirls are 16-6 overall and 6-5 in the MWC. Tip-off Wednesday night from Arena Auditorium is set for 7:00 p.m. and can be heard live on KNML 610 AM.
TONIGHT'S GAME: Tonight's game features the No. 20/20 Lobos of the University of New Mexico as they travel to Laramie, Wyo., to play the University of Wyoming Cowgirls in a MWC road game.
SCOUTING THE LOBOS: UNM is 18-6 on the season and 8-3 in conference with wins over Oral Roberts in the first round of the preseason WNIT, Cal in the second round, at No. 12 Texas, Marist, Oklahoma State, No. 10 Minnesota, Louisiana Monroe, North Dakota State, home and away against New Mexico State, No. 22 Utah, home and away against Colorado State, Wyoming, at Air Force, San Diego State, UNLV and TCU, with losses to Oklahoma twice, at No. 12 Arizona State, at TCU, at BYU and at Utah. New Mexico is led in scoring by sophomore Dionne Marsh at 16.4 ppg. Senior Abbie Letz leads the team in rebounding at 7.6 rpg., while junior Katie Montgomery leads UNM in assists at 3.8 apg.
SCOUTING THE COWGIRLS: Wyoming is currently 16-6 overall and 6-5 in the MWC. The Cowgirls have wins over Sacramento State, at Colorado, Montana, at Denver, Boise State, Northern Colorado, Chadron State, at Utah State, at Weber State, Idaho State, TCU, home and away against Air Force, Colorado State, at San Diego State and UNLV, with losses to Kansas State, at UNLV, at New Mexico, BYU, at Utah and at TCU. Leading Wyoming in scoring, rebounding and assists is Hanna Zavecz at 13.5 ppg., 6.3 rpg. and 3.6 apg.