Women's Basketball Game Recaps

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Women's Basketball Game Recaps

Aggie Women Fall Short At New Mexico 65-60

Jasmine Lowe scored a team-high 17 points and Madison Spence added 14 points but it was not enough as the Aggies fell to New Mexico 65-58 on Thursday night. New Mexico State trailed by 11 at halftime but rallied to take a 56-54 lead late in the game after a three pointer from Jasmine Lowe but a Lobo three by Jessica Kielpinski gave New Mexico the lead on the next possession and the Aggies would be unable to retake the lead in the final two minutes.

Both teams would start out cold shooting from the floor as the Lobos took a 9-6 lead into the first media timeout. However, over the next four minutes both teams would combine for just two baskets as New Mexico maintained a three point lead, 11-8 with 10:59 left in the half. The Aggies would stay close and trailed 17-15 with six and a half minutes left in the half but the Lobos would go on a 13-2 run to extend the lead out to 30-17 with 1:36 left in the half. After a layup by Danisha Corbett cut the Lobos lead to 30-19 with 47 seconds left before halftime, UNM's Morgan Toben would bury a three to give the Lobos their largest lead of the game at 33-19. Kaitlyn Soto would hit a three pointer to cut the lead back to 11 and the Aggies would head into the break down 33-22.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NM State vs. Utah Game Photos

NM State vs. Utah Game Photos

Aggies Unable To Overcome Hot Shooting Utes, Fall 72-62

Madison SpenceThe New Mexico State women's basketball team dropped their third game in a row as they fell 72-62 to Utah on Wednesday night in the Pan American Center in Las Cruces.

The Aggies fell behind big in the first half as Utah shot lights out from three point distance connecting on 7-of-11 shots en route to a 41-26 halftime lead. The Aggies would slowly climb back into the game in the second half cutting the once sizable deficit down to just six points with just 3:41 left to play.

Just seconds later the pivotal sequence in the game occurred as the Aggies trailing 63-56 had three chances to trim the lead to five points but could not covert. Madison Spence would miss a short jump shot but the offensive rebound was grabbed by Tabytha Wampler who would miss a short putback, however, Spence would grab the offensive rebound but would miss the putback layup along the right baseline. The Utes would corral Spence's shot and outlet the ball ahead to Iwalani Rodrigues who would convert the layup and get fouled by Jasmine Rutledge. Rodrigues converted the three point play and the Aggies would trail 66-56 and would get no closer than eight points the rest of the way.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggies Fall Late At Arizona 71-59

The New Mexico State Aggie women's basketball team continued their tough non-conference slate on Sunday afternoon in Tucson where they fell to Arizona 71-59. The Aggies trailed by 12 points in the second half but crawled back to within just four with just under four minutes left to play before Arizona would pull away in the final two minutes.

Madison Spence returned from a month long absence after suffering a concussion in late November. Spence played 27 minutes scoring nine points. Jasmine Lowe led the Aggies with 14 points. Danisha Corbett scored 13 points for the Aggies and Kaitlyn Soto finished with 11 points. Aggie center Tabytha Wampler was limited to just 13 minutes of play after picking up two fouls early in the first half and then picking up two more fouls in the first three and a half minutes of the second half. Wampler finished with five points before fouling out.

The Aggies trailed by just four points, 39-35, when Wampler picked up her fourth foul and over the next four minutes the Wildcats would build a 12-point lead at 50-38.

As has been the case all season long, the Aggies made a late second half run pulling to within four points at 58-54 with 3:53 left to play after a layup by Danisha Corbett. The Wildcats would answer right back with a layup from Shanita Arnold to push the lead back to six points with 3:46 left to play. The Aggies would miss back-to-back shots and Arizona's Davellyn Whyte would hit a pair of free free throws after behind fouled by Danisha Corbett to push the Arizona lead to eight points at 62-54 with 3:34 left to play.

After falling behind by 11, Jasmine Lowe would hit a three pointer to draw the Aggies back to within eight points at 65-57 with 1:32 left to play but the Wildcats would get a fastbreak layup to push their lead back out to 10 points. The Aggies would get their final points on a pair of free throws from Madison Spence with 1:06 left in the game. The Wildcats would score the final four points of the game to make the final margin 71-59.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Turnovers Costly As Aggie Women Fall 68-54 At Michigan

The Aggie women's basketball team could not overcome 25 turnovers as Michigan scored 28 points off the Aggie miscues en route to sending the Aggies to a 68-54 defeat in Ann Arbor, MI on Monday night. The Aggies trailed by just six points with 1:47 left to play and appeared ready to make another late comeback as Kaitlyn Soto stole the ball from Michigan's Veronica Hicks and headed towards the basket for a fastbreak layup. However, Soto missed a contested layup and Michigan's Nya Jordan grabbed the rebound and sent the ball ahead to Rachel Sheffer who coverted the fastbreak layup creating a four point swing in the game. The Aggies would not recover as Danisha Corbett would have the ball stolen on the Aggies' next possession and Veronica Hicks laid the ball in giving Michigan a 10 point lead with 57 seconds left. The Wolverines would hit a three pointer and a free throw in the final minute to make the final score 68-54.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NM State vs. Cal State-Northridge Game Photos

NM State vs. Cal State-Northridge Game Photos

Wampler Scores Career-High 26 As Aggies Survive Battle With Cal State-Northridge 66-59

The Aggie women's basketball team survived a tight battle with Cal State-Northridge on Sunday afternoon in the Pan Am winning 66-59. Tabytha Wampler led the team with a game-high 26 points and 14 rebounds as she had nearly recorded a double-double at halftime with 12 points and nine rebounds. The Aggies held Cal State-Northridge to just 31 percent shooting for the game in avoiding the upset.

After both teams struggled out of the gate offensively, Tabytha Wampler broke the seal on the basket nearly three minutes in when her layup found the bottom of the basket. Wampler was fouled on the play and converted the free throw to give the Aggies a 3-0 lead. Northridge would trail the Aggies by just one at 10-9 with 13:06 left in the first half but the Aggies would go on a 9-0 run over the next two minutes. The run was fueled by a layup from Camila Rosen, jumper from Kaitlyn Soto, a three pointer from Danisha Corbett and a pair of free throws from Tabytha Wampler to take a 19-9 lead.   Continue Reading This Post >>

NM State vs. UNM Game Photos

NM State vs. UNM Game Photos
NM State vs. UNM Game Photos

Corbett Scores Career-High 22 Points But Aggies Fall To New Mexico 58-49

Danisha CorbettTim Barnett-Queen's Game Photos
Rich Chavez's Game Photos

The New Mexico State women's basketball fell to in-state rival New Mexico 58-49. The Aggies trailed by just three points at 47-44 with 8:32 left to play but would only score five points the rest of the game. Danisha Corbett scored a career-high 22 points hitting five three point shots.

The Aggies hit the game's first basket as Corbett hit the first of her five three pointers to give the Aggies a 3-0 lead. The Lobos would get a basket from Tina Doughty to make the game 3-2 with 18:38 left in the first quarter. The two teams would struggle offensively with each scoring just eight points through the first six and a half minutes. Lauren Taylor would hit a three pointer for UNM to put them ahead 11-8 with 13:34 left to play in the half but the Aggies would go on an 8-0 run to take a 16-11 lead with 11:28 left in the half. The Aggies would hold a 22-19 lead with 5:48 left to play in the half after Andrea Chenier hit a pair of free throws.

New Mexico would take a one point lead at 29-28 after a layup by Jasmine Patterson but Danisha Corbett would answer with 39 seconds left to give the Aggies a 30-29 lead at the half.

The Aggies would start off the second half with a three pointer to take a 33-29 lead but New Mexico would go on a 6-0 run to take a 35-33 lead. The Aggies would get the lead back as Danisha Corbett hit another three to give the Aggies a 36-35 lead. The Lobos would take the lead for good on a pair of free throws by Lauren Taylor with 12:31 left. After an Aggie miss, Jourdan Erksine would get a layup to put the Lobos ahead 41-38. The lead would swell to seven points after a Jessica Kielpinski jumper gave the Lobos a 46-39 lead. The Aggies would answer with a 5-0 run to cut the deficit down to two potions at 46-44 with 10:08 left to play.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NM State vs. Northern Iowa Game Photos

NM State vs. Northern Iowa Game Photos