Mountain West Women's Basketball Weekly Release - November 13, 2012
Nov. 13, 2012
Mountain West women's basketball action continues with non-conference games every night this week.
Quick Hits ...
Air Force senior Dymond James is now among the top 10 Falcon scorers of the Division I era with her 14 points at Longwood on Monday night. She has 791 career points ... Boise State opened the season on the road for the first time in seven years, beating Utah Valley, 80-63 ... Colorado State freshman Taylor Varsho started her collegiate career with a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds against Montana State last week ... Fresno State head coach Raegan Pebley picked up her first win as a Bulldog on Monday, beating Cal Maritime, 82-43, at the Save Mart Center ... Nevada freshman Terilyn Moe led all Wolf Pack scorers with 20 points in her debut against Cal State Fullerton. She was 13-of-13 from the free throw line ... New Mexico junior Sara Halasz made her return to the court on Nov. 9 after waiting 961 days and working through two knee rehabs. She ended up with a team-high 13 points against Northern Arizona ... San Diego State continues to receive votes in the Associated Press Top 25 poll ... It took UNLV senior Kelli Thompson a while to post the first double-double of her collegiate career. Thompson recorded 18 points and 11 rebounds on Nov. 9 vs. UC Santa Barbara, the season-opener of her senior season ... Wyoming head coach Joe Legerski is two wins away from tying the Cowgirls' all-time record for victories. Legerski has 173 wins, just two behing Chad Lavin's 175 from 1987-1998.
Durbin named Senior CLASS Award Top 30 Candidate ... New Mexico senior Caroline Durbin has been named a candidate for the Senior CLASS award, one of 30 selected. The award is an acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School. It focuses on the total student-athlete experience and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
Injury Bug Has Hit ... Several key players in the Mountain West will be out for the season after suffering injuries in recent months. Boise State lost senior forward Kinzi Poteet and sophomore guard Keiahnna Engel to knee injuries, while UNLV senior guard Mia Bell continues to recover from off-season knee surgery.
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|This Week In Mountain West Women's Basketball|
|Game||Time||TV/Webcast||NOVEMBER 13 (TUESDAY)|
|North Dakota State at BOISE STATE||5:30 p.m. MT||BroncoSports.com|
|Northern Colorado at COLORADO STATE||7 p.m. MT||CSURams.com|
|Arizona at UNLV||7 p.m. MT||UNLVRebels.com||NOVEMBER 14 (WEDNESDAY)|
|UC Irvine at SAN DIEGO STATE||7 p.m. PT||GoAztecs.com||NOVEMBER 15 (THURSDAY)|
|Texas Tech at NEW MEXICO||7 p.m. MT||GoLobos.com|
|BOISE STATE at Weber State||7 p.m. MT|
|NEVADA at Pacific||7 p.m. PT||NOVEMBER 16 (FRIDAY)|
|Denver at WYOMING||5 p.m. MT||GoWYO.com||NOVEMBER 17 (SATURDAY)|
|AIR FORCE at Idaho State||Noon MT|
|UNLV vs. Maine (1)||2 p.m. CT|
|Seattle at COLORADO STATE||2 p.m. MT||CSURams.com|
|NEVADA at UC Irvine||4 p.m. PT||NOVEMBER 18 (SUNDAY)|
|Houston Baptist at NEW MEXICO||1 p.m. MT||GoLobos.com|
|Cal State Dominguez Hills at SAN DIEGO STATE||2 p.m. PT||GoAztecs.com|
|UNLV at Minnesota/vs. Ohio (1)||TBA|
|* = Mountain West game|
|(1) = Subway Classic (Minneapolis, Minn.)|
|Live stats available for most games.|