Women's Basketball Game Recaps

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Women's Basketball Game Recaps

NMSU vs. Fresno State Game Photos

NMSU vs. Fresno State Game Photos

Aggie Women Snap Eight Game Losing Streak With 68-51 Victory Over SJSU

Behind 18 points from Madison Spence the Aggie women's basketball team snapped an eight game losing streak on Friday night with a 68-51 victory over San Jose State. The victory improved their record to 1-2 in conference play and 5-12 overall. NMSU recorded 10 blocked shots on the evening including five by senior Niki Holt and three by sophomore Erica Sanchez. One game after scoring 21 points, San Jose State guard Natalie White was held scoreless by the Aggies. NMSU was outstanding from the free throw line hitting 21-25 foul shots and were 16-19 in the second half.

Next up the Aggies will take on defending league champion Fresno State on Sunday afternoon. Tip off is scheduled for 2:05 p.m.

Women's Basketball 2nd Half Rally Falls Short In Reno; Aggies Fall 61-56

RENO, NV - The Aggie women's basketball team nearly overcame a 16 point second half deficit on the road on Saturday afternoon. NMSU trailed 50-34 with 10:54 remaining in the game but an 11-0 run over the next five minutes would bring the Aggies to within five points at 50-45. The Aggies would get as close as three points but Nevada would be able to hold off the Aggies at the foul line. The Aggies held Nevada without a field goal for the final 4:15 of the game and just two field goals in the final 10:54 of the game.

Danisha Corbett scored 17 points on 5-10 shooting, Madison Spence also scored 17 points. Tabytha Wampler grabbed six rebounds for the Aggies. Nevada's Dellena Criner scored 21 points and Cherlanda Franklin had 15 rebounds.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Madison Spence Scores 19 In Loss To Long Beach State

Written By: NMSU Athletic Dept.

LONG BEACH, CA - The New Mexico State women's basketball team made seven 3-pointers in the second half, but could not overcome a 15-point halftime deficit and fell at Long Beach State, 74-61, Monday in the Walter Pyramid.

The Aggies (4-7) came out in the second half and cut that halftime lead down to six behind 12 points from sophomore guard Madison Spence in just five minutes. However, the Aggies shot just 11-of-25 at the free-throw line and couldn't put together stops defensively as they fell to 0-5 on the road this season.

Spence finished with 19 points in the game and four assists to lead New Mexico State. Freshman Kaitlyn Soto scored a career-high 13 points playing in place of sophomore Danisha Corbett, who left the game late in the first half with an injury.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU vs. UNM Game Photos

NMSU vs. UNM Game Photos

NMSU vs. UTEP Game Photos

NMSU vs. UTEP Game Photos

NMSU vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Game Photos

NMSU vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Game Photos

Aggie Football Ends Season With Loss; Women's Basketball Routs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

The Aggie football team finished the season with a 47-2 loss at Utah State on Saturday afternoon. The loss dropped the Aggies to 3-9 on the season and 1-7 in conference play. The Aggies finished with just 163 yards passing and Chris Williams did not play in the second half due to a hamstring injury. Senior wide receiver A.J. Harris moved into 14th place all time on the NCAA's All-Time NCAA career receptions list and senior quarterback Chase Holbrook moved into 11th place in the NCAA's All-Time passing yards list.

The Aggie women's basketball team took a six point lead into halftime in their game against Texas A&M Corpus Christi and exploded for 44 second half points while holding the Islanders to just 23 points en route to their 27 point victory. The victory marked the Aggies' largest winning margin since a 26 point victory over San Jose State on January 27th, 2006 in Las Cruces.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU vs. Loyola University Chicago Game Photos

NMSU vs. Loyola University Chicago Game Photos

Aggie Women's Basketball Team Loses Heartbreaker On The Road To Kent State, 84-82

Madison Spence dropped 30 points, grabbed five rebounds, dished out seven assists and had one steal but it wasn't enough as the Aggies dropped their third game in a row, second on the road on Sunday afternoon. The Aggies started the game out strong building an eight point lead at 22-14 midway through the first half but the Golden Flashes would gradually chip away at the lead over the final 10 minutes of the first half and took their first lead, 43-40 with 1:01 remaining in the first half. That's how the two teams went into halftime. Madison Spence had 19 points at the break to lead the Aggies.

The second half saw Kent State jump out and build a 61-49 lead with 12:45 remaining in the game. The Aggies trailed 70-59 with 8:30 remaining to play in the game. Over the next 3:15 of the game the Aggies went on an 11-2 run to draw to within two points at 72-70 with 5:15 left to play. Kent State would push the lead back out to seven at 78-71 with 3:30 remaining in the game. The Aggies made one final push and took an 82-81 lead with 54 seconds left in the game on a wide open layup by freshman Kelsie Rozendaal. The Golden Flashes would regain the lead at 84-82 after three free throws on two consecutive trips by the Golden Flashes and with 8 seconds left in the game the Aggies had one final chance to tie or win the game. The ball was in the hands of Madison Spence but she wasn't able to get a shot off and the comeback bid fell just short.  Continue Reading This Post >>