Women's Basketball Plays Host To New Mexico Saturday For Senior Night
Feb. 28, 2003
SAN DIEGO -
SDSU Women's Basketball Plays Host To New Mexico For Senior Night
New Mexico has won the previous five meetings between the two schools, including twice at the Mountain West Conference tournament in 2000 and 2001. The Aztecs, however, are already half way to making a repeat of the 2000-01 campaign in which they swept both Air Force and New Mexico in the final homestand of the season.
New Mexico Lobos (16-8, 6-5 MWC) at
-When & Where: Saturday, March 1, 2003, Cox Arena (12,414), San Diego, Calif., 5:05 p.m. (PST).
-Webcast/TV: Live audio broadcast on www.goaztecs.com, with Bill Earley and Steve Schnall.
-The Records: SDSU (9-14, 3-8 MWC) will look break a five-game losing skid to New Mexico when it finishes out its 2003 home schedule Saturday. SDSU is coming off a win over Air Force on Thursday, sweeping the season series and remaining a perfect 6-0 all-time in San Diego versus the Falcons. New Mexico, meanwhile, fell to UNLV Thursday (68-45).
-In The RPI: In the 22nd RPI rankings released by the WBCA through games of February 26, SDSU remained at the 208th spot, while New Mexico is No. 38. The Aztecs are No. 209 (College Basketball News) and No. 212 (Collegerpi.com), respectively, in the other major RPIs.
-SDSU Head Coach Jim Tomey: Tomey (Michigan '81) is in his first season at San Diego State, taking over the Aztec helm on April 9, 2002. His career and Aztec head coaching record is 9-14.
-New Mexico Head Coach Don Flanagan: Flanagan (Ft. Lewis, 1971) is in his eighth season with the Lobos. His New Mexico and career head coaching record is 160-80.
-Series History: SDSU leads 13-11 (Last: New Mexico def. SDSU, 57-42, on Jan. 30, 2003, in Albuquerque).