Boise State Falls at New Mexico 63-50
Feb. 25, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (2/25/2015) - Boise State struggled shooting the ball Wednesday night in Albuquerque, N.M., as the Broncos fell 63-50 to New Mexico in a Mountain West women's basketball game. Boise State never led in the game and shot 27 percent from the floor while the Lobos hit 42 percent in the victory. Kenna McDavis led the Broncos in scoring with eight points as Boise State fell to 17-9 overall and 9-6 in league play.

The Broncos finished the game with no one reaching double-figure points for the first time this season. McDavis scored all eight of her points in the first half which included two 3-pointers. Three Broncos had six points each Camille Redmon and both of the Pahukoa twins, Brooke and Brittney.

Redmon led in rebounds and blocks with eight and four, respectively. She moved into third place for blocks in a season with 58, one short of second. Deanna Weaver was second on the glass grabbing seven rebounds to go with three points.

Boise State shot 27 percent (17-of-62) from the floor, 30 percent (7-of-23) from the arc and a season-low 50 percent (9-of-18) from the free-throw line. The Broncos bench carried the Broncos with 29 points compared to 12 for the Lobos' bench.

New Mexico finished the night shooting 42 percent (26-of-62) from the floor, 36 percent (4-of-11) from the arc and 50 percent (7-of-14) from the charity stripe. Antiesha Brown led the Lobos with 16 points and six rebounds, followed by Bryce Owen with 15 points.

The first half was not what the Broncos wanted coming out cold and missing their first eight shots before Brooke Pahukoa scored on a 3-pointer from the right corner with 15:01 left in the period. That tied the score at 4-4.

Redmon scored on a layup with 6:53 to go to make it Lobos 20-19. Then the Broncos began to struggle again. They committed seven turnovers and missed seven consecutive shots over the next six minutes. Meanwhile, the Lobos ran off an 11-0 run to go up 31-19 with 2:32 left. The Broncos closed the first period on a 6-2 run to make it 33-25 Lobos at the intermission.

The second period was the same as the first in that Boise State struggled to get shots to fall while New Mexico shot decent. The Lobo lead grew to as much as 23 in the final period with 5:38 to play up 60-37.

Boise State will return home to host its final two home games of the season starting with San Diego State on Saturday, followed by San Jose State Tuesday night.


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