UNLV Rebels vs. New Mexico Lobos - Notes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  02/02/2008

Feb. 2, 2008

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  • In the 45th meeting between the two teams, New Mexico beat the Rebels 94 - 64 , earning their first conference win at home this season
  • Dionne Marsh and Brandi Kimble both scored more than 20 points on the night...the last time such a feat happened was on March 3, 2007 with Julie Briody and Dionne Marsh
  • New Mexico's 94 points are the most scored by the Lobos this season...the last time the Lobos scored more than 90 points was on Jan.4, 2005 against Morgan State
  • New Mexico held the lead the entire game... the largest margin of the night was 38 points
  • The Lobos were 33 of 59 for field goals, shooting 55 percent, the highest field goal percentage of the season...their 66.7 percent shooting in the second half was the highest for the Lobos of any half this season
  • The Lobos' 21 assists was also a season high on the year
  • New Mexico handed the Rebels its fifth-straight loss...it is the first-ever five-game losing streak for UNLV in MWC play...UNLV has not won at The Pit since 2002

Senior Brandi Kimble

  • Tied a career high in points with 22...her nine field goals were a season high
  • Scored the first nine points of the game...hit double digits in points less than eight minutes into the game
  • Set a career high in assists with six
  • Led the team with eight rebounds

Senior Dionne Marsh

  • Scored 22 points, moving her into third on the all-time Lobo career scoring list with 1,684... she needs 153 more to capture the first place slot

Sophomore Amy Beggin

  • Scored a career-high 26 points... four more than her previous record of 22 set on Dec. 21
  • Season-high eight field goals
  • Scored 10 straight points in the first half in the span of 1:49
  • First time since the Air Force game on Jan.19 that she did not play all 40 minutes

Sophomore Georonika Jackson

  • Set career highs with eight points and two field goals
  • Played 16 minutes...highest of her career
  • Attempted six field goals...three more than her previous record