Jan. 7, 2006
FORT COLLINS, Colorado (Ticker) - Abbie Letz had 22 points, 10 rebounds and six assists as No. 20 New Mexico cruised to a 73-57 Mountain West Conference victory over Colorado State.
Dionna Marsh scored 16 points and Katie Montgomery added 15 for the Lobos (12-3, 2-0 MWC), who made 9-of-19 3-pointers. Letz sank 4-of-8 and Montgomery 3-of-5.
New Mexico made six 3-pointers in the first half to open 35-25 lead. The Lobos led by as many as 19 points in the second half as they pulled away.
Jana Francis had 10 points and 11 rebounds for New Mexico, which shot 44 percent (26-of-59) overall and held a 38-34 advantage on the glass.
Melissa Dennett scored 15 points and Molly Nohr and Lindsay Thomas added 12 apiece for Colorado State (7-6, 1-1), which made just 2-of-13 from the arc.