Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

A 35-2 Run Sparks Lobos.(Sports)

Byline: Mike Hall Associate Sports Editor

Trailing 33-18 in First Half, UNM Roars Back To Pound UNLV

University of New Mexico junior guard Molly McKinnon explained it best.

"The whole team was in a zone," she said Thursday night.

How else to explain the Lobos exploding for a 35-2 run to come back from a 15-point first-half deficit and destroy UNLV 79-51 in a women's college basketball game before 7,508 extremely vocal fans at the Pit?

The victory improved UNM to 11-6 overall, 2-1 in Mountain West Conference play. The Rebels fell to 11-4, 1-2.

The Lobos, who last season lost to UNLV three times, trailed in the first half 33-18 at the 3:18 mark. The Rebels were hitting 64 percent from the field and had 15 points from All-America candidate Linda Frohlich. …

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