OREM, Utah – The New Mexico State Aggies women's basketball team squared off with the Utah Valley Wolverines on Thursday evening in Orem, Utah at the Lockhart Arena. This contest saw the Aggies take a lead with their first basket of the game and never surrender it as they defeated the Wolverines, 66-53. The victory on Thursday night secured the Aggies their third-consecutive Western Athletic Conference regular season championship.
This was the 13th straight win for the Aggies, the second longest in program history. The victory brings the team to 20-6 overall and 12-0 in WAC play as they have now been crowned the 2016-17 regular season champions.
NM State will now travel to Seattle, Wash. For their next game as they take on Seattle U (12-14, 9-2) on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. MT.