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Friday, December 19, 2014

Women's Basketball: Wyoming edges out Lobo women

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The New Mexico women’s basketball team lost 79-75 at Wyoming on Wednesday night.

Two free throws by guard Sarah Halasz cut the Cowgirls’ lead to 65-62 with 3:29 left. Wyoming then went on an 8-2 run to put away the game and extended its Mountain West home winning streak to five games.

UNM guard Antiesha Brown scored a game-high 22 points, becoming the first Lobo to score 20 or more points on the road this season, on 9 of 19 shooting. Forward Deeva Vaughn was the only other Lobo in double-figures with 16 points.

Wyoming (14-6, 5-4 MW) had four players in double-digits with forward Kayla Woodward’s 22 points leading the way.

The Lobos (8-13, 3-7 MW) have lost six out of their last seven games.

UNM hit just 35.8 percent of its shots compared to 52.2 percent from Wyoming.