Aggies Travel to Louisiana Tech
Courtesy: New Mexico State University  
Release:  02/25/2012

Aggies Travel to Louisiana Tech

The New Mexico State women's basketball team (6-20, 3-8 WAC) travels to Louisiana Tech (14-12, 7-4 WAC) to battle the Lady Techsters at 5:00 p.m. MT Saturday.

The contest begins the Aggies' final three-game road trip of the season.  LA Tech knocked off NM State 69-42 on Jan. 28 in Las Cruces.

Fans can listen to the game live on the Aggie Sports Radio Network with play-by-play from Kyle Doperalski. Live stats links can be found at NMStateSports.com.

NM State is looking for its first win against LA Tech since Valentine's Day 2008 when the Aggies knocked off the Lady Techsters 65-55 in Las Cruces. Since then LT has won eight straight in the series and leads the all-time battle 15-2.

The Aggies and Lady Techsters both hosted the same conference teams with different results. The Aggies fell to Hawai'i on Feb. 16, 58-51 while LT defeated San Jose State 73-68 in Ruston. On Saturday NM State also defeated SJSU 56-55 while the Lady Techsters dropped its game to Hawai'i, 61-49.

Inside the Series with LA Tech

The Lady Techsters have won eight straight in the series and lead it 15-2 overall.  NM State last beat the Lady Techsters at home on Feb. 14, 2008, 65-55. The Aggies' other series win occurred at the 2007 WAC tourney quarterfinals held in Las Cruces, with NM State posting a 63-57 victory.

LT knocked off NM State 69-42 on Jan. 28 in Las Cruces. Louisiana Tech swept the Aggies last season in back-to-back games. LT won in Ruston 85-63 on Feb. 7 then defeated the Aggies 88-79 in Las Cruces on Feb. 12.

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