Mountain West Women's Basketball Quick Hits - Feb. 2, 2012
Feb. 2, 2012
Mid-week news and notes from around Mountain West women's basketball ...
- Fans can follow Mountain West women's basketball on Twitter at @MW_Whoops.
- Women's Basketball Weekly is a new show on The Mtn. - MountainWest Sports Network (DirecTV 616) this season dedicated to coverage of women's basketball in the Mountain West. The program airs on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. MT and recaps women's basketball action from around the Conference. The show also has player features, game breakdowns and a look at upcoming games.
- San Diego State wraps up first half 7-0 ... The Aztecs sit atop the Mountain West standings at the halfway point of Conference play at 7-0. Colorado State beat UNLV, 74-62, on Wednesday night to create a 5-2 tie in second place, while Wyoming beat TCU, 64-54, to tie the Horned Frogs for fourth at 4-3. Boise State is in sixth at 2-5, followed by New Mexico at 1-6 and Air Force at 0-7.
- TV Time on Saturday ... Saturday features another television doubleheader in MW women's basketball. TCU hosts league-leader San Diego State at 2 p.m. CT on CBS Sports Network (DirecTV 613), followed by Wyoming at UNLV on The Mtn. (DirecTV 616) at 4 p.m. PT.
- Air Force senior Jamela Satterfield scored a career-high-tying 14 points against New Mexico on Tuesday night. It was a tough day for the Falcons as five players arrived at The Pit less than an hour before tip-off after taking exams earlier in the day in Colorado Springs.
- Boise State junior Lauren Lenhardt scored a team-high 24 points against San Diego State on Wednesday night. It was her fifth 20-plus point game of the year and fourth in league play.
- Colorado State is now 7-3 at home, including 4-0 in Conference play after Wednesday's win over UNLV. The win also put the Rams back into a tie for second place going into Saturday's game at Air Force.
- New Mexico junior Caroline Durbin was named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Team on Thursday morning. Durbin carries a 4.16 grade point average in business with a concentration in finance and accounting.
- The streak continues for San Diego State. The Aztecs are 7-0 in Conference play and have won their last 13 consecutive games. In Wednesday night's win at Boise State, Courtney Clements notched her eighth 20-point outing of the season with 20.
- TCU freshman Natalie Ventress led the Horned Frogs with 18 points on Wednesday night at Wyoming in a game that saw eight lead changes.
- UNLV junior Kelli Thompson scored 20 points against Colorado State on Wednesday night as the Lady Rebels moved back into a tie for second place with CSU.
- Wyoming junior Chaundra Sewell recorded her second consecutive double-double on Wednesday night with 20 points and a team-high 11 rebounds in the win over TCU.
|Up Next In Mountain West Women's Basketball|
|Game||Time||TV/Webcast||FEBRUARY 4 (SATURDAY)|
|* SAN DIEGO STATE at TCU||2 p.m. CT||CBSSN|
|* COLORADO STATE at AIR FORCE||2 p.m. MT||GoAirForceFalcons.com|
|* BOISE STATE at NEW MEXICO||2 p.m. MT||GoLobos.com|
|* WYOMING at UNLV||4 p.m. PT||The Mtn.|
|* = Mountain West game|
|The Mtn. = MountainWest Sports Network||DirecTV 616|
|CBSSN = CBS Sports Network||DirecTV 613|
|Live stats available for most games.|