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Postgame Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  03/18/2007

March 18, 2007

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-New Mexico falls to 3-7 in 7 NCAA Tournament appearances, including a 1-5 mark away from Albuquerque.

-UNM is 0-2 all-time as the No. 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament...the eighth-seeded Lobos lost to Nebraska 76-59 in their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 1998.

-The Lobos' 52 points are the lowest in 11 games...UNM drops to 2-9 when scoring under 60 points this season...New Mexico was 22-0 when scoring 60 or more.

-Wisconsin-Green Bay was held to 59 points - nearly 18 under its season average

-UNM fell for just the third time in 24 games when leading at halftime...the Lobos had won 11 straight when leading at the break.

-After trailing 29-26 at halftime Wisconsin-Green Bay opened the second half with a 20-5 run to take the lead for good.

-UNM dropped to 1-3 versus ranked opponents this year.

-New Mexico was outrebounded for just the 10th time this year...the Lobos fell to 3-7 when losing the rebounding battle...they were 21-2 when holding an advantage on the glass.

-Junior Brandi Kimble's 5 steals were the most by a Lobo in an NCAA Tournament game...5 players shared the previous record of 3 steals...Kimble's 64 steals are tied with Cathy Lowther (1984) for eighth on the UNM single season list...it's the most steals by a UNM player since the 2000-01 season (Nikki Heckroth - 59).

-Senior Katie Montgomery had 11 points, 3 three-pointers, 2 assists and 3 steals in her final collegiate game...she finishes her career ranked first all-time at UNM in three-pointers made (221), fourth in assists (406), fifth in steals (165) and ninth in points (1,135)...she played 34 minutes on Sunday and finishes her career ranked fourth with 3,832 career minutes played in 127 games.

-Senior Julie Briody finished with 11 points, 3 free throws made and 2 three-pointers in her final game...Briody ends her career ranked 16th all-time at UNM in scoring (966), fifth in free throws made (312) and seventh in three-pointers made (104).

-Junior Dionne Marsh scored 10 points, her eighth consecutive game in double figures to close the season...Marsh has scored in double digits in three of her four career NCAA Tournament games...she will enter her senior season ranked sixth all-time at UNM in scoring (1,396) - just 440 points shy of Abby Garchek's (1993-97) school record.

-Freshman Christian Shelter tied a career-high with 5 points in 9 minutes off the bench

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