LARAMIE, Wyo. -
The Wyoming women's basketball team will play its regular season finale on Friday against the New Mexico Lobos. The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. MT. at the Arena-Auditorium. Live stats, audio and video can be found on the women's basketball Gameday Central page located on GoWyo.com. It will be the final home game for seniors Kaitlyn Mileto, Jordan Sibrel and Kayla Woodward.
The Cowgirls enter Friday's contest with a 15-12 mark and 10-7 in league play after a 61-57 victory over Utah State on Tuesday night. Kayla Woodward recorded her ninth double-double of the season with 15 points and 12 rebounds for the night. Marquelle Dent and Jordan Kelley each added 12 points each while Liv Roberts recorded a career high ten points. Wyoming shot 23-of-59 (.390) from the field, 5-of-18 (.278) from beyond the arc and 16 second chance points.
Dent leads the way averaging 17.1 points, 6.3 assists and 2.3 steals. Woodward follows with a team-high 7.6 rebounds plus 15.6 points. Kaitlyn Mileto is averaging 11.9 points while Kelley is adding 7.8 points, 6.9 rebounds and three assists in her 27 contests this season. As a team, the Cowgirls are shooting 661-of-1590 (.416) from the field, 206-of-557 (.370) from the beyond the arc and 324-of-462 (.701) from the charity stripe.
The Lobos are 17-11 overall and 13-4 in league play. Last time out, the Lobos defeated Fresno State, 63-60, on Saturday. Senior Antiesha Brown leads the way with 14.4 points along with 4.1 rebounds per game. Junior Khadijah Shumpert follows with 10.9 points and a team-high 6.1 rebounds. The Lobos average 61.6 points compared to 60.2 points for their opponents.
This will be the 70th meeting between the two schools. New Mexico leads the series 38-31. The last time the two teams met was January 24, 2015. The Lobos earned a 60-54 win in Albuquerque. New Mexico is coached by Yvonne Sanchez who is in her fourth season with the program.