Kelli Thompson scored eight of her 29 points during a game-ending 9-2 run that gave the UNLV women’s basketball team a 58-57 Mountain West victory over New Mexico on Saturday at Albuquerque, N.M.
The veteran gambler said it best at halftime: “You knew it was over when you saw the line.”
New Mexico came to Las Vegas in first place in the Mountain West and left atop the conference standings.
Each of the four dunks freshman forward Anthony Bennett threw down made a powerful statement, followed by an exclamation point.
Midseason awards often become tomorrow’s bird-cage liner in terms of relevance, but they allow us to look back at what was predicted and ahead to what might occur.