Wisconsin-Green Bay 59, New Mexico 52

Sunday, March 18th 2007, 8:26 pm
By: News On 6

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ In women's hoops, Wisconsin-Green Bay used a huge second-half run to keep its big winning streak alive.

Nicole Soulis scored 15 points and the ninth-seeded Phoenix opened the second half with a 20-5 spurt to beat No.8 New Mexico tonight in the first round of the Fresno Regional.

With the victory, Wisconsin-Green Bay extended its winning streak to 26 games.

New Mexico led 29-26 at the break and scored the first basket of the second half. Wisconsin-Green Bay then ran off the next eleven points. New Mexico got within seven with about five minutes left but got no closer.

Wisconsin-Green Bay will face either Connecticut or UMBC on Tuesday night.