Mountain West Women's Basketball Weekly Release
On The MWN: The Mountain West Network will stream every conference game on TheMW.com during the 2014-15 season.
Start Time Change: The Mountain West has announced a change in start time for the 2015 MW Women’s Basketball Championship game. Tipoff is now set for Noon PT, an hour earlier than the original 1 p.m. start.
Top of the Leaderboard: Colorado State (13-3) holds a half-game lead over New Mexico (13-4) for first place. Fresno State (11-5) sits in third, followed by Boise State and UNLV in a tie for fourth at 10-6.
Reeves & Weaver Selected for ‘So You Want To Be A Coach’: Nevada senior guard Kayla Reeves and Boise State senior guard Deanna Weaver have been selected to participate in the WBCA’s ‘So You Want To Be A Coach’ program. They will attend the three-day workshop, April 3-5 in conjunction with the WBCA Convention in Tampa, Florida.
How About 2,000 Career Points?: San José State senior Ta’Rea Cunnigan is 42 points away from scoring 2,000 points in her career as a Spartan. With two games left in the regular season and a minimum of one game in the MW Championship next week, Cunnigan has 1,958 career points.
Brown Reaches 1,000 Career Points: New Mexico senior Antiesha Brown became the 19th player in Lobo women’s basketball history to score 1,000 career points on Saturday, February 28 in a 63-60 win over Fresno State. Brown needed eight points going into the game and came up with 21.
Pahukoa Hits Stride at Charity Stripe: Boise State sophomore Brooke Pahukoa has made 30 consecutive free throws, all in Conference play, and is two away from tying the Boise State record of 32 straight.
Freshman Blocked Shots Record: Fresno State rookie Bego Faz Davalos set a Mountain West freshman record for blocked shots in a season on January 28, passing the mark of 61 set by New Mexico’s Jordan Adams in 1999-2000. Faz Davalos now has 88 on the season and has 64 in MW action, passing Paris Johnson’s Conference-only games record of 52 in a season (2008-09). Adams holds the single season record of 105 set in 2000-01.
Mungedi Sets Rebound Record: Nevada senior Mimi Mungedi set a Mountain West single-game record with 29 rebounds against San José State in a 80-77 overtime loss for the Wolf Pack on February 7. It is also a Nevada single-game record and is tied for the 10th-best rebounding performance in NCAA Division I history.
Capital One Academic All-District: Three players were named to the Capital One Academic All-District teams last week. Colorado State’s Gritt Ryder and Wyoming’s Kayla Woodward earned first-team District VII honors, while San José State’s Ta’Rea Cunnigan was named to the first-team in District VIII, as announced February 5 by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
WBCA Allstate Good Works Team: Julia Shelbourn of Nevada and Antiesha Brown of New Mexico were among the 93 nominees for the 2015 Allstate® WBCA Good Works Team. Shelbourn, a junior, serves as the Nevada Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) president and actively participates in community services efforts around Reno. Brown, a senior, volunteers her time with several community projects around Albuquerque including visiting the UNM Children’s Hospital and working with the Notah Begay Foundation to reduce child obesity and improve the health of Native American children.
MOUNTAIN WEST NETWORK