Feb. 22, 2006
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New Mexico is now 19-7 overall and 9-4 in the Mountain West Conference, tied with TCU for third in the league standings.
UNM improved to 19-1 against Air Force, winning its 19th straight game in the series...the Lobos are 10-0 against the Falcons in Albuquerque
New Mexico has now won 34 straight home games in Mountain West Conference play with the last loss coming on Jan. 6,
2002 against UNLV...the home conference winning streak is the second-longest in the country behind Stanford (44 straight Pac-10 home wins)...UNM is 44-4 at home during the seven-year history of the MWC.
New Mexico's average margin of victory at home against MWC opponents this year is 24.0 points...UNLV (-13, 60-47) and Utah (-17, 59-42) are the only conference teams to avoid a loss of 20 points or more at The Pit this season...UNM has outscored its last 3 MWC foes (Colorado State, TCU, Air
Force) at home by a combined 251-167 for an average margin of victory of 28 points.
The Lobos are 15-2 at The Pit this year with both losses coming against No. 9 Oklahoma...UNM is 31-3 at home over the past 2 seasons.
New Mexico hit 8-14 from 3-point range good for a season-high percentage of 57.1%, which also ranks 6th all-time at UNM...it's the best long range shooting by the Lobos since hitting 60% (9-15) last year against Utah...UNM is 27-54 (50%) from beyond the arc in its last 3 games.
UNM outrebounded Air Force 44-27 tonight...the Lobos have won the battle of the boards in 16 of 26 games this year...Air Force's 27 rebounds matched the fewest by a UNM opponent this season.
UNM had four players score in double figures for the 10th time this season
Senior Abbie Letz finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds for her seventh career double-double and sixth of the season...Letz has scored in double figures in 3 straight games and is averaging 18.3 during that span.
Junior guard Katie Montgomery has hit four 3-pointers in 3 straight games...Montgomery was 4-6 from beyond the arc tonight and has hit 12-20 (60%) in her last 3 games...she is among the NCAA leaders, shooting 50.0% (62-124) from 3-point range this year.