Lady Rebels Eager For Rematch Against New Mexico



UNLV and New Mexico will tip off on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 1:00 p.m. PT at The Pit

The UNLV women’s basketball team is ready for the rematch against New Mexico on Saturday, February 3 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at 1 p.m. PT.


ABOUT THE OPPONENT: UNLV holds the overall series 41-28 against New Mexico. The Lady Rebels and Lobos have already met once this season on Saturday, Jan. 20 in Las Vegas and New Mexico came away with a 69-66 win. Prior to the last meeting, UNLV had won the last three games. New Mexico currently has a 16-6 overall record and is 7-2 in the Mountain West standings, and tied with Wyoming for second place. The Lobos are coming off a 65-54 win over San Jose State on Wednesday, Jan. 31. New Mexico has four players averaging double-figures including squad leader Nyah Wilson who averages 14.3 points per game. Charlotte Kohl is the leading rebounder for the Lobos bringing down 7.6 rebounds per game.



  • Jan. 20, 2024 – New Mexico won 69-66 in Las Vegas
  • Feb. 2, 2023 – UNLV won 83-75 in Albuquerque
  • Jan. 14, 2023 – UNLV won 79-63 in Las Vegas
  • Jan. 27, 2022 – UNLV won 85-79 in Las Vegas
  • Jan. 3, 2022 – New Mexico won 71-68 in Albuquerque


BROADCAST INFO: The game will be streamed online on the Mountain West Network ( Fans can also listen to UNLV’s live audio with play-by-play announcer Wyatt Tomchek for free on Stretch Internet.


SQUAD LEADERS: Desi-Rae Young leads the Lady Rebels in scoring, averaging 19.5 points per game and is the leading rebounder (9.2 rebounds per game). Kiara Jackson leads UNLV in assists per game (4.9) and is the second-leading scorer averaging 11.5 points per game. Alyssa Durazo-Frescas is the third leading scorer on the squad, averaging 9.1 points and Alyssa Brown is the second leading rebounder, bringing down 7.9 boards per game, respectively.


LAST TIME ON THE COURT: The UNLV women’s basketball team took possession of first place in the Mountain West standings after a 58-51 win over Wyoming at the Cox Pavilion on Wednesday night. The Lady Rebels were led by Desi-Rae Young with 15 points. Young brought down six rebounds and had one assist. Amarachi Kimpson continues to be a spark off the bench and scored 12 points tonight by shooting 5-for-8 from the field, 1-for-2 from the three-point line and was 1-for-1 at the free throw line. Kimpson also added two steals and a defensive rebound to the stat sheet. Kiara Jackson was dominant under the hoop and led UNLV in rebounds with nine, which is the second consecutive game she has brought down nine rebounds. Ashley Scoggin was the second-leading rebounder on the squad with a career-high eight boards.


SQUAD UP: The Lady Rebels return nine of the 12 players from its 2023 championship squad, including three starters and Mountain West Sixth Player of the Year Kiara Jackson. UNLV added four freshmen, forward McKinna Brackens, point guard Amarachi Kimpson, guard Macy Spencer and forward Meadow Roland, and junior transfer Macie James, a forward from Oklahoma State.

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Lady Rebels Eager For Rematch Against New Mexico
Lady Rebels Eager For Rematch Against New Mexico