Mountain West Women's Basketball Weekly Release - Feb. 26, 2013
Feb. 26, 2013
San Diego State building a lead ... San Diego State (12-1) holds a two-game lead over Fresno State (10-3) with two weeks left in the regular season ... Wyoming is in third at 9-4, followed by New Mexico at 6-6 for fourth.
Quick Hits ... Air Force set a MW record on Feb. 20, knocking down 21-of-21 from the free throw line. Senior Dymond James needs just one point to reach the 1,000-career points mark ... Boise State senior Lauren Lenhardt averaged 26.5 points last week in losses to Air Force (33 points) and Fresno State (20 points) ... Colorado State travels to Fresno on Wednesday for the 12th meeting in the series between the two schools. The Rams are 5-0 in Fresno ... Fresno State senior Rosie Moult became the Bulldogs all-time leader in career steals on Feb. 23. She now has 251 ... Nevada wraps up a two-game homestand on Wednesday when Boise State comes to the Lawler Events Center ... New Mexico's win against Colorado State on Feb. 23 snapped a four-game losing streak at The Pit ... San Diego State has outscored opponents by an average margin of 18.3 during its current 12-game winning streak. With two wins last week, the Aztecs have won 20+ game in four of the last five seasons ... UNLV senior Kelli Thompson became the Lady Rebels all-time free throw leader at CSU on Feb. 20. She is second in the MW with 479 ... Wyoming has four of five starters averaging double-figure scoring led by senior Chaundra Sewell (15.0 points per game). Sophomores Kayla Woodward and Kaitlyn Mileto average 14.0 ppg and 12.7 ppg, respectively, while senior Ashley Sickles averages 10.9 ppg.
Hopkins Added to Wade Watch List ... San Diego State senior Chelsea Hopkins was added to the State Farm Wade Watch list on Feb. 4 by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) on behalf of the Wade Trophy Coalition. Hopkins leads the nation with three triple-doubles this season and is averaging 13.7 points, 7.6 rebounds and 7.1 assists per game. The State Farm Wade Trophy is presented to the nation's most outstanding NCAA Division I women's basketball player each year - one who not only excels athletically but also serves as a positive role model on and off the court.
Durbin & Sewell Named Capital One Academic All-Americans ... New Mexico senior Caroline Durbin (4.18 grade point average, Business) and Wyoming senior Chaundra Sewell (3.85 gpa, Pre-pharmacy) were recently named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America Teams. Durbin was named to the Second Team, the second consecutive season to receive the national honor. Sewell was placed on the Third Team.
|This Week In Mountain West Women's Basketball|
|Game||Time||TV/Webcast||FEBRUARY 27 (WEDNESDAY)|
|* BOISE STATE at NEVADA||6:30 p.m. PT||NevadaWolfPack.com|
|* AIR FORCE at WYOMING||7 p.m. MT||GoWYO.com|
|* COLORADO STATE at FRESNO STATE||7 p.m. PT||GoBulldogs.com|
|* NEW MEXICO at SAN DIEGO STATE||7 p.m. PT||GoAztecs.com||MARCH 2 (SATURDAY)|
|* FRESNO STATE at AIR FORCE||2 p.m. MT||GoAirForceFalcons.com|
|* BOISE STATE at COLORADO STATE||2 p.m. MT||CSURams.com|
|* NEW MEXICO at WYOMING||2 p.m. MT||GoWYO.com|
|* NEVADA at UNLV||3 p.m. PT||UNLVRebels.com||MARCH 6 (WEDNESDAY)|
|* WYOMING at COLORADO STATE||6 p.m. PT||CSURams.com|
|* NEVADA at NEW MEXICO||6:30 p.m. MT||GoLobos.com|
|* SAN DIEGO STATE at AIR FORCE||7 p.m. MT||GoAirForceFalcons.com|
|* UNLV at BOISE STATE||7 p.m. MT||BroncoSports.com|
|* = Mountain West game|
|Live stats available for most games.|