ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The streak is now five losses. Yvonne Sanchez Lobo women’s basketball team came up short again Wednesday night, falling at home to Utah State 75 to 69.
Lobos guard Bryce Owens scored 17 points in the loss. The Lobos could never find an answer for Utah State guard Jennifer Schlott. She would score 30 points for the Aggies.
Schlott was also 10 for 10 at the free throw line. It’s a place where the Lobos suffered. The lack of made free throws also contributed to the Lobos loss. Utah State hit 22 of 26 free thows for an 84.6 percent average. The Lobos were 18 of 30, shooting 60 percent.
Stephanie Bairstow, the sister of Lobo men’s player Cameron Bairstow, had 8 points and two rebounds for Utah State. Guards Antiesha Brown and Sara Halasz each had 10 points for the Lobos who had three players in double figures.
The loss dropped the Lobos to 7 and 12 overall and 2 and 6 in Mountain West play. Utah State improves to 9 and 10 overall and 3 and 5 in conference play.
The Lobos are at San Jose State ON Saturday while Utah State will host Wyoming.