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Women's Basketball Game Recaps

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Women's Basketball Game Recaps

No. 5 NMSU Women's Basketball Reaches WAC Tournament Semifinals With 73-61 Win Over No. 4 UTRGV

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS VEGAS, NV - Soufia Inoussa and Adrianna Henderson each matched their career high for points and the Aggies led for 37:31 of game time in a 73-61 win over UT Rio Grande Valley in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday at the Orleans Arena.

Gia Pack moved into sole possession of fifth place on the NM State all-time scoring list and now has 1,671 points.

The Vaqueros jumped out to a 6-2 lead early but the Aggies responded by holding the Vaqueros to just 2-14 shooting in the quarter to lead 11-8 through one. UT Rio Grande Valley never led again after the 6:21 mark of the first quarter.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Falls At Cal Baptist 82-70

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

RIVERSIDE, CA - The New Mexico State women’s basketball team dropped its final regular-season game, 82-70, at California Baptist on Thursday night in Riverside.

The Aggies got off to an early 4-0 start following buckets from Micayla Buckner and Tayelin Grays to open the game. However, the two teams went back-and-forth for the remainder of the quarter with the Lancers able to take a 17-14 lead into the break.

CBU remained ahead until Shania Harper gave the Aggies a 27-26 lead with 5:26 to play in the half. The Lancers then finished the half on a 16-5 run to lead 43-31 at the half. NM State outrebounded California Baptist 25-17 in the half but the Lancers shot 53.1-percent from the floor.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Defeats Bakersfield On Senior Day

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State women’s basketball team held CSU Bakersfield to 26.9-percent shooting from the floor to win 67-62 in overtime against its Western Athletic Conference foe on Senior Day.

Aaliyah Prince recorded her second double-double of the season and led all scorers with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Freshman Soufia Inoussa scored nine points and grabbed nine boards.

The game started slow and the Aggies (11-17, 8-7 WAC) and Roadrunners (15-13, 7-8 WAC) tied at four with 4:44 to play in the first. Then, Prince scored a layup and Rodrea Echols hit a three before another Prince bucket for an 11-6 NM state lead. However, CSU Bakersfield recorded a three-point play with three seconds remaining in the first to cut the lead to 11-9 through one.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Picks Up Critical WAC Win Over GCU

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Adrianna Henderson led four Aggies in double figures with a career-high 15 points and the New Mexico State women’s basketball team defeated league-leading GCU 69-58 at the Pan American Center on Thursday night.

The first quarter was back-and-forth with neither the Aggies (10-17, 7-7 WAC) nor the Lopes (15-10, 10-4) gaining a clear advantage. Behind 7-16 shooting from the floor, NM State led 16-15 after one quarter of play. Aaliyah Prince scored six points in the quarter.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Falls At UTRGV

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

EDINBURG, TX - The New Mexico State women’s basketball team dropped a 74-63 Western Athletic Conference matchup at UT Rio Grande Valley on Saturday afternoon. UTRGV shot 49.1 percent from the floor.

Frehsman Soufia Inoussa scored a career-high 16 points on 3-4 shooting from three.

The first quarter went back-and-forth with the two teams tied 8-8 at the 4:57 mark, However, the Aggies (9-17, 6-7 WAC) struggled down the stretch and trailed 21-14 at the end of one. UT Rio Grande Valley (11-15, 6-7) hit four three-pointers in the quarter.

After the Vaqueros stretched their lead to 26-14, NM state battled back to make it a six-point game, 26-20, with 5:22 to go in the first half. However, UTRGV closed the half strong and led 36-36 at the half.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Downs Utah Valley 65-58

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

OREM, UT - Rodrea Echols scored 19 points in her first game back from injury and the Aggie defense stepped up in a 65-58 win at Utah Valley on Saturday afternoon in Western Athletic Conference play.

Echols, in her return from a knee injury suffered in the first meeting with Seattle U, scored a career-high 19 points. Echols was a perfect 6-6 from the field and 4-4 from downtown. Aaliyah Prince dominated the afternoon, scoring 14 points to go with 10 boards and five assists for her first career double-double.

The Aggies (9-16, 6-6 WAC) fell behind 9-4 early in the first quarter but rallied to tie the game at 11 after one quarter of play. NM State forced three Wolverine (9-14, 6-5) turnovers and held them to 5-13 shooting from the floor in the frame.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Falls At Seattle 67-57

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

SEATTLE, WA - Playing its second-straight game without leading scorer Gia Pack, the New Mexico State women’s basketball team fell 67-57 at Seattle U in Western Athletic Conference play in Seattle on Thursday night.

Aaliyah Prince continued to play well in Pack’s absence, going toe-to-toe with Seattle U’s Kamira Sanders and dropping 19 points.

NM State (8-16, 5-6 WAC) started slowly and trailed 16-9 after one. Despite the offensive struggles, the Aggies competed on the defensive end and held the Redhakws to 30.4-percent shooting for the quarter.

New Mexico State pulled within three, 17-14, at the start of the second quarter but Seattle U quickly responded. The Redhawks made three-straight triples to take a 16-16 lead with 3:26 to play in the half. After Seattle U extended its lead to double-digits, the Aggies finished the half strong and trailed by nine, 31-22.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Falls At Home To UMKC 55-50

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Down two starters, the New Mexico State women’s basketball battled but fell to league-leading Kansas City 55-50 in Western Athletic Conference play at the Pan American Center on Saturday.

Aaliyah Prince scored 17 points to lead the Aggies for the second-straight game. Tayelin Grays also reached double-digits for the second-straight game, dropping 12 points on 50-percent shooting and flited with a double-double, grabbing a career-high nine boards.

The Aggie defense played well, holding Kansas City to sub-.400 shooting and coming up with seven steals on 11 forced turnovers. NM State outrebounded the Roos 46-31, the ninth time in the last 10 games that New Mexico State has had a positive rebound margin.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Bounces Back With Win Over Chicago State

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Four different Aggies scored at least 14 points and the New Mexico State women’s basketball team defeated Chicago State 80-56 in Western Athletic Conference play at the Pan American Center on Thursday night. NM State led the game for almost 38 minutes.

Tayelin Grays had a career night, scoring a career-high 15 points on 6-11 shooting from the floor in a season-high 27 minutes of action to lead the Aggies (8-14, 5-4 WAC). The sophomore from Dayton, Texas, sat out the first nine games of the season due to injury.

Graduate transfer Micayla Buckner also had a break-out game, dominating down low and scoring a season-high 14 points in just 15 minutes. Gia Pack and Aaliyah Prince each added 14 points while Pack recorded her 10th double-double of the season with 11 rebounds. Pack moved into sixth place on the NM State all-time scoring list with 1,663 points.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Falls At GCU 60-49

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

PHOENIX, AZ - The New Mexico State women’s basketball team fell 60-49 to Grand Canyon in Phoenix on Saturday afternoon in a Western Athletic Conference matchup.

After the Lopes (11-8, 6-2 WAC) took a 6-4 lead, the Aggies (7-14, 4-4) went on a 10-2 run to take a 14-8 lead with 4:13 to play in the period. GCU then cut the lead to one but NM State finished the quarter strong and lead 18-15 after one. Soufia Inoussa scored seven points in the quarter.

The second quarter was back-and-forth with the Aggies unable to shake the Lopes. Then, right before the half, GCU banked in a desperation three at the halftime buzzer that cut the NM State lead to 31-30 and shifted the momentum. New Mexico State shot 46.4-percent from the field in the first half including 4-6 from deep.  Continue Reading This Post >>