Spartans Blitzed In Second Quarter At New Mexico

Feb. 3, 2018

Final Stats

Albuquerque, N.M. – The San Jose State women’s basketball team scored just six points and shot 15.4 percent in the second quarter at New Mexico and lost 92-62 on Saturday afternoon in Dreamscape Arena.

SJSU (6-16, 3-8 MW), which defeated the Lobos in The Event Center 95-86 on January 6, controlled the boards 46-42 and outscored UNM and kept the second-chance points close 11-to-10.  But in Albuquerque, the Lobos won the battle on the glass 44-to-35 and outscored San José State 15-to-2 in put backs.

New Mexico (18-6, 6-5 MW) used its size inside to outscore SJSU 40-22 in the paint, led by Jaisa Nunn’s 30 points.  She also grabbed 11 rebounds.  In addition to the inside game, they struck on 12-of-31 three-pointers.  Alex Lapeyrolerie drained five of them for 15 points.

Shiprock, N.M., native, Analyss Benally led San José State scoring.  She had 14 points on 4-of-5 shooting, including 3-of-4 from long range.  Taylor Turney was also in double figures with 13 points.

The game was tied 4-4 with 7:25 to go in the first period when New Mexico got hot and went on an 11-0 run to take a 15-4 lead with 2:51 to go. The Spartans ended the run with Benally’s first three-pointer and she was just getting started.  In the next 1:30 she knocked down two more to get the game to 19-15 after one quarter.


 

 

In the second quarter the Spartans trailed 22-17 on a layup by Myzhanique Ladd with 8:43 to go before the half, but then went ice cold.  SJSU missed their next seven shots, committed four turnovers and saw the Lobos score 14 straight points.  A pair of Taylor Turney free throws finally halted the New Mexico run, but the damage was done and the teams went to intermission with San José State trailing 41-21.

In the third and fourth quarters, the Spartans shot 50 percent (13-fo-26) and 5-of-11 (45 percent) from beyond the arc, but UNM was even better.  They hit 52.9 percent from the floor (18-of-34) and 7-of-15 (46.6 percent) from three-point range en route to the 30-point victory.

San Jose State has a bye in its Mountain West schedule on Wednesday, but return to action next Saturday, February 10, in The Event Center against Colorado State.  Tip off is set for 2:00 p.m.

 

San Jose State vs New Mexico

2/3/18 2 p.m. at Dreamstyle Arena (Albuquerque, N.M.)

At Dreamstyle Arena (Albuquerque, N.M.)

NEW MEXICO 92, SAN JOSE STATE 62

SAN JOSE STATE (6-16, 3-8)

Benally, Analyss 4-5 3-3 14; Turney, Taylor 3-15 6-7 13; HAFOKA, Fieme'a 3-5

0-0 7; Lewis, Cydni 2-8 3-6 7; Ladd, Myzhanique 3-6 0-2 6; Anderson, Megan

2-3 0-0 6; Hill, Heleyna 1-1 0-0 3; Marquez, Danae 1-3 0-0 2; CLARK,

Courtesy 1-1 0-0 2; Harris, Alexis 1-2 0-0 2; Gennett, Hallie 0-3 0-0 0;

Wilson, Mikaylah 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 21-57 12-18 62.

NEW MEXICO (18-6, 6-5)

NUNN, Jaisa 13-16 4-6 30; LAPEYROLERIE, Alex 5-12 0-0 15; BRYAN, Laneah 4-9

0-0 11; BEYNON, Cherise 4-11 0-0 10; BUCK, Tesha 3-8 2-2 9; BURLESON, Mykiel

1-2 4-6 7; FLYE, N'Dea 2-4 0-3 4; WASHINGTON, Madi 1-4 0-0 2; LINES, Emily

1-1 0-0 2; DE LA CERDA, Jaedyn 0-2 2-2 2. Totals 34-69 12-19 92.

San Jose State................   15    6   19   22  -   62

New Mexico....................   19   22   26   25  -   92

3-point goals--San Jose State 8-18 (Benally, Analyss 3-4; Anderson, Megan

2-3; HAFOKA, Fieme'a 1-3; Turney, Taylor 1-3; Hill, Heleyna 1-1; GENNETT,

Hallie 0-2; Marquez, Danae 0-2), New Mexico 12-31 (LAPEYROLERIE, Alex 5-11;

BRYAN, Laneah 3-5; BEYNON, Cherise 2-4; BURLESON, Mykiel 1-2; BUCK, Tesha

1-4; DE LA CERDA, Jaedyn 0-1; WASHINGTON, Madi 0-3; FLYE, N'Dea 0-1). Fouled

out--San Jose State-None, New Mexico-None. Rebounds--San Jose State 35

(Ladd, Myzhanique 7), New Mexico 44 (NUNN, Jaisa 11). Assists--San Jose

State 11 (Marquez, Danae 4), New Mexico 25 (BEYNON, Cherise 7). Total

fouls--San Jose State 14, New Mexico 16. Technical fouls--San Jose

State-None, New Mexico-None. A-5403