#AztecWBB Set for Key MW Clash at New Mexico
Jan. 25, 2013
SAN DIEGO -
Winners of four straight, the San Diego State women's basketball team looks to maintain at least a share of first place in the Mountain West on Saturday when it hits the road to battle New Mexico at The Pit, beginning at 6 p.m. MT (5 p.m. PT).
San Diego State (13-5, 4-1 MW) at New Mexico (10-7, 2-2 MW) Game Information
-When & Where: Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, The Pit (17,126), Albuquerque, N.M., 6 p.m. MT/5 p.m. PT.
Live Media: A live audio webcast featuring Chris Ello, as well as live stats will be available on goaztecs.com.
-SDSU Head Coach Beth Burns: Burns (Ohio Wesleyan, 1979) is in the eighth year of her second stint as head coach at San Diego State. She led the Aztecs for eight seasons from 1989 to 1997, before returning in 2005. She has an overall head coaching record of 362-249 in 21 seasons, and she is 281-184 in her 16 campaigns at SDSU. -New Mexico Head Coach Yvonne Sanchez: Sanchez, (USIU, 1989) The Lobos' former associate head coach, Sanchez took over the reins last year and has a school and career record of 21-27. She is a former SDSU assistant, having coached on The Mesa during the 1999-2000 campaign.
-Series History: New Mexico owns a 27-21 all-time record against San Diego State. The Aztecs, however, have claimed eight of the last 10 meetings, including a 57-43 triumph in the championship finals of the 2012 Mountain West tournament.
-Up Next: SDSU will have its first open date of the conference schedule on Wednesday, before returning to action on Saturday, Feb. 2, against Air Force. Opening tip is slated for 2 p.m. PT.