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
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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”

WBB Mountain West Awards

The University of New Mexico women’s basketball team got four players represented in the Mountain West postseason awards.

  • Jaisa Nunn was named Player of the Year and made the 10-player All-Mountain West Team.
  • Aisia Robertson is the Newcomer of the year and also part of the All-Mountain West Team. If that wasn’t enough, the junior was included in the All-Defensive team.
  • Nike McClure was in the All-Defensive Team
  • Jayla Everett is the Freshman of the Year and got an All-MW Honorable Mention Team selection

Aisia Robertson out for the season

New Mexico redshirt junior Aisia Robertson came down during Thursday’s match against Wyoming and had to be carried off the court. She had an MRI done this weekend and the results showed a torn left ACL. Robertson needs surgery and will be out for the rest of the season.

This season she was the team’s second most consistent scorer averaging 14.3 points per game. She led in steals with a total of 68.

TLL Interview With Antonia Anderson (AT)

AT has been the lobo’s 6th Woman off the bench most of this season, getting playing time in the post and on the wing.  Last season she played in 29 games averaging 13 minutes per game, almost all off the bench.  She led the team in blocked shots was second in rebounds per minute, and the second leading scorer off the bench.

The 2018-19 season started slowly as she adjusted to playing more minutes at the wing instead of only backing up Jaisa Nunn at the post, but when the conference season started she got into the rhythm and AT’s production shot up.  In the past dozen games she has be a major contributor, and along with Jayden de la Cerda, one of the two most improved players.  In those games, Continue reading “TLL Interview With Antonia Anderson (AT)”