ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – Lobo’s women’s basketball team will be looking for an eight-game winning streak Saturday night at the Pit against Fresno State. UNM is currently 15-4 overall and 6-0 in Mountain West play and has five players averaging double-digit scoring.

“It’s a comforting thing, you know, when you know you have multiple players who can carry you any night,” coach Bradbury said. “You know how we play, whoever’s open is going to shoot and we’re going to play fast.” Saturday kick-off is at 2 p.m.

The NMSU men’s team dropped its first conference game and first the first week of December against Sam Houston State on Thursday night. The Aggies lost 46-71, the worst conference loss in coach Chris Jans’ tenure with the program. “It’s disappointing, I’m embarrassed for our fans,” Jans said. “I just wish I could look every one of them in the eye and say sorry for the performance we had. In my soul, I said, we’re not like we used to be on the defensive end of the pitch anymore. We we are not.” The Aggies now face Stephen F. Austin on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Also, the Lobo baseball team held its first annual pitching banquet on Friday night. This year’s guest was former major leaguer and Albuquerque Dodger Steve Harvey. He shared his story of how baseball influenced his life. “We’re on a journey, you know, and when I talk to the players today I’ll talk about that journey that starts at a young age and you reach different plateaus and stages and if you develop here you want to be a professional” , said Garvey. “But you have to stay in your time and learn to manage yourself on and off the pitch and take the opportunity to learn and grow from that.”

More baseball news as robo umpire arrives at Triple-A for the 2022 season. The league has been experimenting with an automated strike zone, and a report says the Isotopes will be one of the teams using the new system to call the balls and strikes. KRQE sports have contacted Isotopes for a statement on this, however, the club were unable to provide a comment at this time.

Also, the UNM men’s golf team begins its spring season on Monday. The Lobos will play Monday in Tucson in the Arizona Intercollegiate. The team is confident with a strong returning roster including senior Sam Choi, junior Albert Boneta and Mountain West Rookie of the Year Bastien Amat. Many players remained active during the break, including Amat, who played for the France team. “During the break I was able to work with the national team as the coach mentioned earlier and it gave me a lot of experience and I’m very excited to see how it works during the tournaments with the team. “Amat said. KRQE sports will continue to provide team updates in the future.