Feb. 8, 2006
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New Mexico snapped a two-game losing streak and improved
to 11-2 at home this season...both losses at The Pit have
come against No. 12 Oklahoma...UNM has won six straight at
home overall, but 32 in a row at The Pit against Mountain
West Conference foes...the last loss was to UNLV on Jan. 6,
The Lobos have won 7 of their last 8 against the Rams and
notched their biggest margin of victory in the series (34
points) since an 85-50 home win on Feb. 4, 1978...Colorado
State still leads the overall series 27-25, though UNM has
a 15-10 advantage in Albuquerque.
New Mexico finished with a season-high .509 FG percentage
on 28-55 shooting...it's the Lobos first game over 50% since
March 9 of last year when the team hit 58.5% (31-53)
against San Diego State in the first round of the MWC
Tournament...UNM's previous best this season was a 48.6%
effort against Marist on Nov. 25.
UNM held a 41-28 (+13) advantage in rebounding and have
now outrebounded 15 of their 23 opponents this season.
After turning the ball over 17 times at BYU, the Lobos
have committed just 8 in their last two games at Utah and
tonight vs. Colorado State...CSU had 16 turnovers...the Lobos
have forced their opponent into double digit miscues in
every game this year.
Sophomore forward Dionne Marsh led all scorers with 21
points...it was her 8th game over 20 points this year...she is
averaging 21.7 points over her past 3 games...senior guard
Judy Vogt matched her UNM career-high with 11 points off
the bench...Vogt also had 11 against Morgan State last
year...junior Julie Briody had 13 points off the bench, her
highest output since scoring 16 against North Dakota State
on Dec. 10...sophomore Brandi Kimble's 13 points were her
highest in 9 games since scoring 16 vs. Utah on Jan. 5...all
12 UNM players in uniform got into the game and scored.