Mathis named to the All-Mountain West Third Team

New Mexico finished the regular season with a losing record (13-17), but while the team struggled overall, the Mountain West conference still offered some recognition for the Lobos before the tournament.

The league’s 11 coaches voted and their results were released on Tuesday. Senior guard Anthony Mathis was named to the All-Mountain West Third Team for the second year in a row. Continue reading “Mathis named to the All-Mountain West Third Team”

New Mexico goes home early after SDSU pulls upset

Joe Auletta
@Lobo2x53

Lots of good things torpedoed by a couple wretched ones.

The University of New Mexico women’s basketball team, the #2 seed in the Mountain West Tournament, couldn’t hold on to a double-digit lead and ended the night falling 70-61 to the #7 San Diego State Aztecs in overtime.

Photo By Cameron Goeldner/The Daily Lobo @Goeldfinger

The biggest question going into the game was clear—how would Jayla Everett and Jayden de la Cerda handle the ball, especially if the Aztecs pressed. There were a few passes that went a little awry—mostly high—but for the most part ball control was not a problem. The Lobos only committed 17 turnovers—not great, but not horrible. Continue reading “New Mexico goes home early after SDSU pulls upset”

WBB Mountain West Tournament: Day 2

Joe Auletta & Isabel Gonzalez
@Lobo2x53     @cisabelg

All the favorites punched their ticket to the next round except for the #2 New Mexico Lobos who found themselves falling to the #7 seed San Diego State Aztecs in overtime. This is looking like a pattern as it’s the third year in a row that the #7 seed upsets the #2.

Results:

  • #1 Boise State 72, #8 Nevada 67
  • #4 Fresno State 66, #5 UNLV 55
  • #2 New Mexico 61, #7 San Diego State 70
  • #3 Wyoming 64, #6 Utah State 41

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WBB: #2 Lobos will open MW Tournament against #7 SDSU

The University of New Mexico women’s basketball team will take on SDSU on Monday for the Lobos’ first MW Tournament game. Isabel Gonzalez/The Lobo Lair
Isabel Gonzalez
@cisabelg

New Mexico vs SDSU
March 11, 2019 – 7pm MT
Watch: Mountain West Network


New Mexico secured the #2 seed for the Mountain West Tournament last Thursday and got to skip the first day of competition. On Monday, the Lobos will take on the #7 Diego State Aztecs, who took down #10 Air Force 63-55 during the first round. Continue reading “WBB: #2 Lobos will open MW Tournament against #7 SDSU”