Lobo women’s basketball falls short in bid to win MW regular season crown

Local Sports

Mike Bradbury and his Lobo women’s basketball team played Boise State with a chance to claim at least a share of the Mountain West regular-season title. In the end, it was Boise State prevailing at home for a 70-66 win. Both teams started the night with an identical 23-4 record with the Broncos up a game in conference play at 14-2.

The game was tight with both teams showing nerves at the start. It was a bad night of handling the basketball for the Lobos as they ended up with 26 turnovers. Boise State had 18 miscues. The Lobos trailed 28-25 after two-quarters of play. The Broncos would stretch the lead to as much as 9 points in the third quarter.

The Lobos made an attempt to make the game interesting in the closing seconds. Aisia Robertson buried a long three-point bucket with under ten seconds left in the game. It made the score 69-66 in favor of the Broncos. Robertson finished with a game-high 23 points. Jayla Everett was the only other Lobo to finish in double figures with 12 points.

Senior center Jaisa Nunn had 8 points and 12 rebounds in the loss. The Broncos were led by Marta Hermida’s 18 points. With the loss, the Lobos dropped to 23-5 overall and 13-4 in league play. The Broncos are the Mountain West regular season champions with a 14-2 league record.

The Lobos will host Wyoming Thursday and need a win to stay in second place. A loss would move Wyoming up to second and the Lobos to third. Game time at Dreamstyle Arena Thursday is 7 p.m.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

Video Forecast

Connor's Sunday Morning Forecast

More Weather Video Forecast
Albuquerque Hourly Forecast

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss