“This was a difficult loss,” head coach Joan Bonvicini said. “
Individually from the Wildcats, junior Suzy Bofia scored a career-high 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field, and sophomore Amina Njonkou added 13 points and six rebounds. Junior Ashley Whisonant scored 12 points, and junior Shannon Hobson finished with 10 points and four rebounds.
New Mexico senior Julie Briody scored a career-best 25 points, and senior Katie Montgomery added 18 points, as the two combined to shoot 15-for-25 (60.0 percent) from the field, including a 7-for-13 (53.8 percent) mark from three point land.
The Lobos shot 65.2 (15-23) from the field in the first half, including a 6-of-8 mark from three point range, and led 38-31 at halftime.
In the second half,
Arizona will next travel to Salt Lake City to face the Utah Utes on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m.