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Six Lone Star Conference women's basketball teams went undefeated last week with Eastern New Mexico, Lubbock Christian, Texas A&M International, Texas A&M-Commerce and West Texas A&M all picking up multiple conference wins. No. 2 LCU and No. 8 A&M-C remained the only undefeated teams in conference play.
LSC women's basketball teams are 102-77 overall this season and 20-11 against Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference teams, the other league in the NCAA South Central Region.

LSC schedule and results available here: https://lonestarconference.org/calendar.aspx?path=wbball&

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Looking to close the season on a positive note, the Western Women's Basketball team used a big second quarter to propel them to a 53-43 victory at Texas A&M Kingsville Saturday afternoon. Falling down 19-9 after the first, WNMU scored 23-points, while holding the Javelinas to just five. Although the teams went back and forth outscoring each other, the second part of each half were in favor of the visiting Mustangs.

NOTABLE PERFORMANCES:
Kyanne Kowatch (Tularosa, NM/) – 17 PTS | 6-9 FG | 4-4 FT | 2 STL
Kayla Clark (Mesa, Arizona/Dobson High School) – 10 PTS | 3-8 FG | 4-4 FT | 4 REB
Jenika Padilla (Las Vegas, NM/West Las Vegas) – 7 PTS | 8 REB | 3 STL

HOW IT HAPPENED:

A handful of Mustangs found themselves in foul trouble Saturday night against Texas A&M Kingsville. Trailing at the half, WNMU scored 43 points to TAMUK's 41, but fell short of making it three straight. Malik Sanders (Durham, NC/Smithfield-Selma ) led all scorers with 21-points, making it three consecutive games in double-figures.

NOTABLE PERFORMANCES:
Malik Sanders (Durham, NC/Smithfield-Selma ) – 21 PTS | 8-13 FG | 3-3 FT | 5 AST | 3 STL
Andrew Leonard (Tucson, AZ /Cienega ) – 17 PTS | 4-6 3FG | 5-5 FT | 3 STL
Elijah Holifield (Atlanta, GA/Pace Academy) – 14 PTS | 5 REB | 1 AST

HOW IT HAPPENED:

The Western women's basketball team opened Thursday's game outscoring their opponent, breaking trend from previous starts. However, the Mustang offense fell quiet for the rest of the match, held to single digits in the third and forth frame to fall in game one of the weekend at Texas A&M International.

NOTABLE PERFORMANCES:
Paulina Rodriguez (Chihuahua, Mexico/Montverde Academy) – 14-points | 4 rebounds | 2 steals
Jenika Padilla (Las Vegas, NM/West Las Vegas) – 10-points | 3-6 3FG | 3 rebounds | 1 assist | 1 steal
Alicia Mardis (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) – 8-points | 11 rebounds | 2 assists | 1 block

HOW IT HAPPENED:

On the road to close out 2019, the Western New Mexico Men's Basketball made it two straight, with a nail biting 70-69 win over Texas A&M International Thursday in Laredo. WNMU shot over forty percent in every category, including ten three pointers.

NOTABLE PERFORMANCES:
Malik Sanders (Durham, NC/Smithfield-Selma ) – 12-points | 4 rebounds | 4 assists | 3-5 FG | 2-4 3FG
Rodney Simon (Boston, MA/Randolph ) – 7-points | 7 rebounds | 2 blocks | 3-4 FT
Elijah Holifield (Atlanta, GA/Pace Academy) – 13-points | 4-10 FG | 3-3 FT | 2 rebounds | 1 assist

HOW IT HAPPENED:

The New Mexico Bowl celebrates college football’s 150th season by looking back at some of the bowl’s top moments, coaches, players and games.

Albuquerque, NM - NEW MEXICO BOWL – This year marks college football’s 150th anniversary, and in commemorating this milestone, the New Mexico Bowl has compiled some of the top moments, coaches, players and games in its 14-year history.

The New Mexico Bowl has seen record-setting individual performances, historic comebacks and plenty of close games (eight decided by one score). Four bowl alumni have been selected in the first round of the NFL Draft, including Ezekiel Ansah — who was drafted fifth overall in 2013, and numerous other bowl standouts have gone on to successful NFL careers including Shaquil Barrett, Derek Carr, Michael Gallup, Aaron Jones, Colin Kaepernick and Kyle Van Noy.

The New Mexico Bowl is proud to be a part of college football’s long and storied history.

Six Lone Star Conference women's basketball teams went undefeated last week. St. Edward's went 2-0 with wins over No. 16 West Texas A&M and Eastern New Mexico in Austin. Lubbock Christian, Texas A&M-Commerce, Oklahoma Christian and Cameron all remained undefeated in the conference with wins.
LSC women's basketball teams are 75-50 overall this season and 20-11 against Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference teams, the other league in the NCAA South Central Region.
LSC schedule and results available here: https://lonestarconference.org/calendar.aspx?path=wbball&

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