In a game that will greatly influence the regular season aspirations for both teams, the Boise State women's basketball team hosts New Mexico State tomorrow night in Taco Bell Arena.
hosts New MexicoState
tomorrow night in a key Western Athletic Conference women's basketball game in
Taco Bell Arena.The battle will feature
the league's top offense (BoiseState)
against the #1 defense of the Aggies.The winner will remain no worse than second place in the league, while
the loser will drop to fourth place.
For the Lady Broncos to win, they must shoot the ball
well.In last year's WAC championship
game, poor shooting allowed New MexicoState to stay in the game.BoiseState is #1 in the WAC and 25th
nationally in scoring at 74.2 points a game and average 40.2% shooting from the
floor.Coach Gordy Presnell's team is
also money from the free-throw line, hitting 72 percent of their shots for
second in the WAC.BoiseState is also 25th in
the nation in three-pointers, hitting 6.9 per game.
Madison Spence led four scorers in double figures as the
Aggies put away BoiseState
79-65 in Las Cruces, New Mexico
in the teams' first encounter.Preseason
All-WAC honoree Sherell Neal was a force as well for New Mexico State in that
game with 14 points and 18 rebounds.The
Lady Aggies average 68.5 points per game (4th in the WAC) and
feature the league's top defense, allowing just 62.0 points a contest.
The Broncos come into the game riding an eight-game winning
streak and have won 12 in a row at Taco Bell Arena.BoiseState is 8-2 in the WAC, one-half game
(8-1).The Aggies are right on the
Broncos' heels at 7-2 in conference play.BoiseState
leads the all-time series 9-6.
tomorrow night.Pack the Bell
to support Coach Presnell's Lady Broncos!