Mountain West Women's Basketball Weekly Release
The Mountain West Network powered by Campus Insiders will feature 10 games this week, starting with two on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Fresno State senior Taylor Thompson scored a career-high 25 points on Nov. 22 at Washington State. The 92-79 loss was Thompson’s 98th career start for the Bulldogs. She is currently in second place on the FS career steals list with 250 and needs 26 to break the record of 275 set last season by Rosie Moult.
San José State junior Rebecca Woodberry had a career game against San Francisco on Nov. 20. In the 98-79 win, Woodberry scored a career-high 29 points, was 8-of-11 from the field, including 5-of-13 from three-point range, was a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line and had two blocked shots.
Wyoming head coach Joe Legerski earned his 200th victory with the Cowgirls on Nov. 23, 84-64 against Pepperdine. Wyoming has started 4-0 for the second consecutive season.
Boise State features one of the youngest starting lineups in the country with three sophomores (Miquelle Askew, Lexie Der, Kieahnna Engel) and two freshmen (Yaiza Rodriguez, Brooke Pahukoa).
Colorado State junior Gritt Ryder scored 17 of her 21 career-high points in the final 9:10 of the Rams’ 76-61 win at Illinois State on Nov. 23.
Wyoming senior Fallon Lewis scored a career-high 24 points in the Cowgirls’ 84-64 win over Pepperdine on Nov. 23. Eight of her 14 first-half points came during a 14-0 run to build a 30-12 Wyoming lead.
UNLV is one win away from reaching the 700-victories mark all-time as a program. In their 40th season, the Lady Rebels are 699-436 all-time, ranking 45th in the NCAA in total wins.
Air Force ends a 10-day break between games with two road trips this week. The Falcons are at Weber State on Nov. 26, followed by Wichita State on Dec. 1.