Highlands blows out Mountain Lions

By Mike McNeeley published February 21, 2004

Tara Podpah had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls (8-17, 5-12 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) to a 64-43 over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Saturday evening in the Lionsâ€TM Den.

The game was closely contested in the first half as both teamâ€TMs had five point leads at one point. Highlands led the at the break 30-26.

Highlands dominated the second half, outscoring the Mountain Lions 34-17. CU-Colorado Springs shot just 16.7 percent (6-for-36) after halftime.

New Mexico Highlands outshot CU-Colorado Springs for the game 45.8 percent to 24.2 percent. The Cowgirls also dominated the glass, outrebounding the Mountain Lions 52-30.

B.J. McNeally had 18 points for CU-Colorado Springs, which has lost six straight RMAC games.

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