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Lobos Host Wolf Pack in Final MW Home Game

by Allison Weiss

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— The Lobos close out their home schedule on Saturday against Nevada with tip scheduled for 2 p.m. MT.

UNM enters the game 20-9, 11-5 in the Mountain West, 14-3 at home (6-2 in MW games) and has won four of the last five. The Wolf Pack enters the game 14-15, 8-8 in the Mountain West and have gone 3-3 in their last six games losing the last three. Nevada is 4-4 on the road in conference games.

20/10 AGAIN
With the win at Wyoming, the Lobos recorded their 10th conference win. It’s the fourth consecutive year with at least 10 conference wins and the seventh time in Coach Mike Bradbury’s eight years at UNM. With Wednesday night’s win against San Diego State, the Lobos reached 20 wins, the third consecutive year with 20 wins and the fifth time under Bradbury.

Only UNM and UNLV have reached the 20-win mark in each of the last three years, with Colorado State needing two wins to join the list. In addition, only UNM and UNLV have won 10 or more MW games in each of the last four years, which will hold true regardless of how the rest of the conference season plays out.

The Lobos are:
•6-1 in games decided by 1-4 points
•11-1 when shooting 40% or better
•18-0 when scoring 60 or more points
•16-2 when UNM has a higher FG% and 12-1 with a higher 3-point FG% than its opponent

– 10x UNM has had a higher FG% and higher 3-point % FG than its opponent in the same game
•12-3 when outrebounding opponent
•14-2 when leading after the 1st quarter, 15-0 when leading at the half and 15-1 when leading after the 3rd

FROM 0-60
60 is the magic number for the Lobos as UNM is 18-0 when scoring 60 or more points and 13-2 when allowing fewer than 60 points.

The Lobos have been led in scoring by five different players (with seven games of players sharing the team high) and in rebounds by six different players with five games of multiple players sharing the team lead this season.

Nyah Wilson has led in scoring in nine games, Vianè Cumber in six games, Aniyah Augmon in four games and Paula Reus in two games, and Charlotte Kohl once. Wilson has led or tied for the team lead 13 times and Reus has led or tied for the team lead seven times. On the boards, Kohl has led in seven games, Cumber seven times, Augmon and Wilson three times, and Reus and Hulda Joaquim in two each. Cumber has led or tied for the team lead in rebounds 11 times.

In conference, Wilson has led in eight of the games (Nevada, at Colorado State, Wyoming, Fresno State, Air Force, San José State, UNLV, San Diego State) and tied twice (Boise State and at Wyoming), Cumber three times (Utah State, UNLV and San José State) and Augmon three times (Boise State, Colorado State and San Diego State), with Cumber leading in rebounds six times (against Nevada, Utah State, Colorado State, Wyoming, San José State and San Diego State), and Kohl against Boise State. Augmon and Cumber tied for the team high in rebounds at UNLV, Reus led against Fresno State, Kohl led at Air Force and Hulda Joaquim led against UNLV and San José State. Wilson led in rebounds at Boise State and Joaquim and Cumber tied for the team high at Wyoming. Reus and Wilson tied for rebounds against San Diego State.

Aniyah Augmon has scored in double figures in 23 games, Nyah Wilson in 22 games, scoring 20 or more points in nine games, and Paula Reus in 16 games. Vianè Cumber has scored in double figures in 16 games with four games with 20-plus points and three double-doubles. Charlotte Kohl has scored in double figures six times and has four double-doubles on the season. UNM has four players averaging double figures led by Wilson (14.8 ppg), Augmon (13.1), Cumber (11.8 ppg) and Reus (11.1).

UNM is 14-2 when Reus scores in double figures, 16-6 when Wilson scores in double figures, 17-6 when Augmon scores in double figures and 9-7 when Cumber scores in double figures.

Wilson has scored in double figures in 15 conference games and Augmon in all 15 that she’s played in, with Cumber in 11 and Reus in eight. Four Lobos are averaging double figures in conference games led by Wilson at (17.3 ppg), Augmon (15.1 ppg), Cumber (11.7 ppg) and Reus (10.2 ppg).

Audrey Roden is the only player averaging double figures for Nevada at 11.8, and is also leading the team with 59 steals and 62 assists.

As a team, Nevada is scoring 63.4 ppg and allowing 64.4 ppg on the season, and scoring 63.0 ppg and allowing 64.5 ppg in conference play. Izzy Sullivan leads with 11.4 ppg, joined in double figures by Roden’s 10.8 ppg.

Nevada leads the MW in offensive rebounds per game at 12.9 and is second in offensive rebounds against conference opponents at 12.0.