Women's Basketball Upsets No. 12 Texas On the Road, 76-68
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  11/18/2005
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Nov. 18, 2005

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Dionne Marsh scored 24 points and New Mexico handed No. 12 Texas a rare home loss, 76-68 Friday night.

New Mexico (3-1) trailed 35-32 at halftime, but rallied by shooting 61 percent in the second half.

Brandi Kimble added 19 points and eight rebounds for the Lobos, and Abbie Letz and Katie Montgomery each had 13.

Tiffany Jackson and Erika Arriaran each scored 17 points for the Lady Longhorns (0-1), who lost at home for just the second time in 46 games. Carla Cortijo added 15 points for Texas.

New Mexico was 11-of-18 from the floor after halftime and sealed the victory by connecting on 20-of-25 free throws.

Marsh hit 13-of-17 free throws and Letz was 10-of-12 from the free-throw line.

Texas shot just 35 percent from the floor.