Mountain West action continues this week with a key match-up on Wednesday night in Laramie when Fresno State (2-0) takes on Wyoming (1-1).
Newcomer Fresno State and Boise State escape first week undefeated ... Fresno State (2-0) got off to a solid start in its first MW season with a road win against San Diego State (80-72) on Jan. 9 and a home win over New Mexico (69-65) on Jan. 12. The Bulldogs travel to Wyoming on Wednesday, Jan. 16 for another early MW test ... Boise State (1-0) edged Wyoming, 70-68, on Jan. 9 ... Colorado State travels to UNLV on Sunday, Jan. 20 for a televised game on CBS Sports Network (1 p.m. PT; DirecTV 613). Brent Stover and Tammy Blackburn will call the action from Cox Pavilion.
Quick Hits ... Three Falcons recorded double-doubles as Air Force beat UNLV on Jan. 12, 81-69. Senior Katie Hilbig registered 14 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, senior Dymond James scored 14 points and grabbed a career-tying 15 rebounds and junior Cherea Medina tallied 13 points and a career-best 10 assists ... Boise State transfer Brandi Henton scored a career-high 21 points in the Jan. 9 70-68 win over Wyoming ... Colorado State holds a 37-11 lead in the series with Air Force, going into Wednesday night's match-up ... Fresno State extended its home winning streak to 18 on Jan. 12 with a 69-65 win over New Mexico. The streak ranks fifth in the nation ... Nevada won its Mountain West opener on Jan. 9, 67-54 over Air Force ... New Mexico returns to The Pit this week, the Lobos' first home game since Dec. 8 ... San Diego State senior Gabrielle Clark tied her career-high with 13 points against Colorado State on Jan. 13 ... UNLV sophomore Danielle Miller scored a career-high 21 points in the Jan. 12 loss at Air Force. She is the third Lady Rebel to post a 20+ point performance this season and has scored in double figures in nine straight games ... Wyoming is 8-0 when scoring 70 or more points this season. Senior Chaundra Sewell needs only nine points to reach 1,000 for her career, becoming the 20th Cowgirl to reach the mark.
Three MW Teams rank in Top 50 in Attendance ... New Mexico (8-7) is back among the top 10 women's basketball programs in home court advantage, currently sitting at No. 8 with a 6,323 average through the first nine home games of the season. Wyoming (12-3) ranks 28th with a home attendance average of 3,376, while MW newcomer Fresno State (10-5) comes in at 47th with a 2,384 average.